Great Reading

Great Reading


Cornucopia Institute at

Organic Consumers Association at

Women, Food, and Agriculture at

Grassroots International,

The Nature Conservancy,

Sierra Club

The Wilderness Society,

National Parks conservation Association,

Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics,

natural Resources Defense Council,


Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – Barbara Kingsolver

Eat Here – Brian Halwell

The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food – Michael Pollan

Food Rules – Michael Pollan

Genetically Engineered Food –Martin Teitel & Kimberly Wilson

This Organic Life – Joy Dye Gussow

Hope’s Edge – Frances Moore Lappe & Anna Lappe

The God of Small Things – Arundati Roy

Power Politics - Arundati Roy

Water Ways -  Vandana Shiva

Staying Alive - Vandana Shiva

Stolen Harvest - Vandana Shiva

Biopiracy - Vandana Shiva

Tomorrow’s Biodiversity – Vandana Shiva

The Future of Food and Seed - Terra Madre

A Handmade Life - W.M.S. Copenwaith

The Secret Teachings of Plants - Stephen Harrod Buhner

Sharing the Harvest - Robyn En & Elizabeth Henderson

Silent Spring - Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us - Rachel Carson

The Edge of the Sea - Rachel Carson

Under the Seawind - Rachel Carson

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek – Annie Dillard

The Garden Primer - Barbara Damroch

Gardening for Life - Marie Thun

The Secret Life of Plants – Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

Secrets of the Soil - Peter Tomkins & Christopher Bird

The Soul of the Soil - Grace Gershuny

Cosmos, Earth, and Nutrition – Richard Thornton Smith

Mycelium Running – Paul Stamets

The Resilient Gardener – Carol Deppe

Cultivating an Ecological Conscience – Fred Kirschenmann

The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic: The Parallel Lives of People as Plants & Keeping the Plants Alive – Martin Prechtel

21st century Greens: Leaf Vegetables in Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture -David Kennedy

Wild Fermentation – Sandor Katz

Gorgeous Vegetables – Annie Bell

Salad Makes the Meal – Wiley Mullens

Keeping Food Fresh – Gardeners and Farmers of Terra Vivante

Healing with Whole Foods – Paul Pitchford

Worms eat My Garbage – Mary Appelhof

The One-Straw Revolution – Masanobu Fukuoka

Plant Intelligence and the Imaginal Realm - Stephen Harrod Buhner 

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants - Robin Wall Kimmerer

Restoration Agriculture - Mark Shepherd

The Farm as Ecosystem - Jerry Brunetti

The Organic Farming Manual - Ann Larkin Hansen

Genetically Engineered Food: A Self Defense Guide - Ronnie Cummins and Ben Lilliston

Seeds of Deceptin - Jeffrey M. Smith

GMO Free - Mae-Wan Ho and LimLi Ching

American Terroir - Rowan Jacobsen

The Chain: Farm, Factory and the Fate of Our Food - Ted Genoways

The Meat Racket - Christopher Leonard

Turn Here, Sweet Corn - Attina Diffley

Farming with Native Beneficial Insects - The Xerces Society

Eating on the Wild Side - Jo Robinson

The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming - Natasha Bowens

Seeds - Thor Hanson

Herbal Kitchen - Dan and Myrl Moran

Soil Sisters - Lisa Kivirist

Women Farmers On The Rise and Sustainable Agriculture - Carolyn Sachs et al

Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability - Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman

Farms With A Future - Rebecca Thistlewaite