Suggested Reading

The following books have been incredibly helpful to me as I've been searching for resources for building sustainable systems of food production.  The list is always growing!


Square Foot Gardening - Mel Bartholomew
Field Guide to Urban Gardening - Kevin Esperitu
Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest - Lorene Edwards Forkner
Mini-Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre - Brett L. Markham
The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control
The New Organic Grower - Eliot Coleman
The Market Gardener - Jean-Martin Fortier
Cut Flower Garden - Erin Benzakein

Permaculture/Sustainable Agriculture

The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollen
You Can Farm - Joel Salatin
Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep - Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius
Gaia's Garden - Toby Hemenway
The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook - James Green
The $50 and Up Underground House Book - Mike Oehler
Building a Better World in Your Backyard - Paul Wheaton

GVaGH Zucchini Patch - Summer '20