Questions tagged [subsistence-farming]

Both crop-raising and animal agriculture, to feed oneself and a family or community directly, rather than primarily as a business

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How effective is farming crops without animal derived fertilizer?

It is sometimes claimed that materials such as manure are important to attain high yields of crops. While I know that it's possible to farm using only vegan materials, e.g. 'veganic' farming, I'm ...
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Which crops involve the least collateral harm when grown/harvested? [closed]

Some crops can harm animals indirectly while grown/harvested. Researcher Brian Tomasik has tried to do some rough estimates: for example, legumes appears to inflict less accidental suffering than ...
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What area is most favorable to subsistence gardening for a vegan diet?

Meeting all the dietary requirements of a vegan diet is difficult, what area or location is most favorable to substance gardening for a vegan diet? In other words, if I am moving so I can subsistence ...