Recommended Reading

There are many places to go to find information on sustainable agriculture.  Below is a list of resources that you might find useful.

Community Supported Agriculture

  • Sharing the Harvest by Elizabeth Henderson with Robyn Van En.  1999.  Chelsea Green.
  • Farms of Tomorrow Revisited by Steven McFadden and Trauger Groh.  1997. Biodynamic Association, Kimberton, PA.

Ethics and Philosophy of Sustainable Agriculture

  • The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture or any other book of essays by Wendell Berry.
  • The Botany of Desire (2002), The Omnivore’s Dilemma (2006), and In Defense of Food (2008), by Michael Pollan.
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver. 2007. Harper Collins.
  • Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture, edited by Andrew Kimbrell. 2002. Foundation for Deep Ecology.

Organic Farming and Gardening Techniques

  • The New Organic Grower by Eliot Coleman. 1995. Second Edition. Chelsea Green.
  • How to Grow More Vegetables by John Jeavons. 1995. Fifth Edition. Ten Speed Press.
  • Rodale’s Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening, Rodale Press.

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