In essence, veganic farms are complex systems where native animals, birds and insects are not driven away, but are welcome to co-habitate.
“Ian Tolhurst, a long-time veganic farmer, explains how he uses the fertility of his own soil through a systemic approach to farming. This means that he does not need to rely on external inputs, whether they are synthetic or animal. Indeed, many have arrived at veganic farming from a concern with sustainability, and when framed politically, autonomy.”
from Working Group on Veganic Farming http://millahcayotl.org
Working to dispel the myth that animals are required. Veganic agriculture is nothing new. The approach has been around forever. Concise 8 minute primer here.
Open letter to the owners of Gracias Madre, Café Gratitude and Be Love Farm. Dear Terces and Matthew, It recently came to the attention of the Bay Area vegan community that you have started to rear and kill animals…
Source: Open Letter | millahcayotl