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Veganic farming, or stock-free farming, uses only plants, with no animal wastes as fertilizer, or other animal products. A sustainable thinking.
The trick is to use "green manure" crops that are grown and composted on-site, then added to fields to maintain soil fertility.
The best book on the subject is Growing Green - Organic techniques for a sustainable future by Jenny Hall and Iain Tolhurst (published by Vegan Organic Network.
- 'Green manure' keeps these farmers happy MSNBC, June 21, 2008 - "Veganic farming takes root in U.S. by using only plants, no animal waste."
- Composting, Vegan permaculture, and Native Plants - podcast by Paul WHeaton and Helen Atthowe
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