Recommended Reading

Colley, Micaela and Jared Zystro. The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving. Decorah, IA: Seed Savers Exchange, 2015.

Creasy, Rosalind. Edible Landscaping. San Francisco: Sierra Club, 2010.

Deppe, Carol. The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 2010.

Deppe, Carol. The Tao of Vegetable Gardening: Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 2015.

Fowler, Cary. Unnatural Selection: Technology, Politics, and Plant Evolution. Yverdon, Switzerland: Gordon and Breach, 1994.

Fowler, Cary and Pat Mooney. Shattering: Food, Politics, and the Loss of Genetic Diversity. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1990.

Fowler, CarySeeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault. Westport, CT: Prospecta Press, 2016

Madison, Deborah. Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2013.

Navazio, John. The Organic Seed Grower: A Farmer’s Guide to Vegetable Seed Production. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 2012.


Torpey, Jodi. Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening: The Secrets to Growing the Biggest and Best Prizewinning Produce. North Adams, MA: Storey, 2015.

Whealy, Diane Ott. Gathering: Memoir of a Seed Saver. Decorah, IA: Seed Savers Exchange, 2011.

Zabar, Abbie. The Potted Herb. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1988.