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Farming

No one should kill to make a living.

There are many viable alternatives to food production and agriculture in general, other than using other animals as food.  Alternatives to animal agriculture are not only beneficial to non-humans; they are also a solution to the harsh life and unpredictable income facing farmers in the meat, fish, egg and dairy sectors.

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Vegan Sustainability Magazine (Free online Irish Magazine)

Get Cracking: Irish Times Article on growing Nuts & Exotic Fruit

Hemp, an ideal crop for Irish conditions: Anglo Celt article

Teagasc Factsheet on Hemp

UK

Flax and Hemp Project, University of Wales, Bangor

Industrial Fibre Crops: Business Opportunities for Farmers

Yorkshire Hemp

Vegan Agricultural Network

There is a comprehensive list of alternatives for the Irish context on The Irish Vegan website.

You can download the UK Vegan Society Report here: The Vegan Society Grow Green Report