Urban Farming Booklist

Here’s a list of books in my library related to urban farming the Permaculture way

Urban Farming


Agricultural Urbanism    Janine de la Salle & Mark Holland

Bioshelter Market Garden – A Permaculture Farm     Darrell Frey

Food Not Lawns     H.C. Flores

Gardening When it Counts – Growing Food in Hard Times     Steve Solomon

Micro Eco-Farming     Barbara Berst Adams

Mini Farming     Brett Markham

The Resilient Gardener     Carol Deppe

The Urban Farm Handbook  Annette Cottrell and Joshua McNichols

The Urban Homestead      Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen

Urban Homesteading     Sundari Elizabeth Kraft


Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture Rosemary Morrow

Gia’s Garden – A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Toby Hemenway

Permaculture Design Aranya

The Permaculture Handbook Peter Bane

Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture


The Barefoot Beekeeper P.J. Chandler

Beekeeping – A Seasonal Guide Ron Brown

Top Bar Beekeeping Les Crowder and Heather Harrell

 Wisdom of the Bees    Erik Berrevoets

Special Farming and Gardening Books


Aquaponic Gardening     Sylvia Bernstein

The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook     Richard Wiswall

Fertile Soil     Robert Parnes

Four-Season Harvest     Eliot Coleman

Growing Great Garlic Ron L. Engeland

The Holistic Orchard Michael Phillips

Holistic Resource Management     Allan Savory

Life & Energy in Agriculture    Arden B. Anderson

The North American Biodynamic Sowing and Planting Calendar for 2012

Seed to Seed Suzanne Ashworth

The Soul of Soil     Grace Gershuny and Joseph Smillie

The Small Scale Poultry Flock     Harvey Ussery

Soil Organic Matter     Robert L Tate III

Teaming with Microbes     Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis

Vertical Gardening Derek Fell

Weedless Gardening Lee Reich

The Winter Harvest Handbook Eliot Coleman

Food Preservation

The Art of Fermentation Sandor Ellix Katz

Preserving Food Gardeners and Farmers of Terre Vivante

Root Cellaring Mike and Nancy Bubel

Why Urban Farming Matters So Much Right Now


Fleeing Vesuvius – Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse

Richard Douthwaite and Gillian Fallon, Eds.

 The Transition Handbook – From oil dependency to local resilience     Rob Hopkins

 The End of Growth – Adapting to Our New Economic Reality Richard Heinberg

Sacred Economics Charles Eisenstein

 Sowing Seeds in the Desert Masanobu Fukuoka

Thinking in Systems Donella Meadows

Walking Away from Empire     Guy McPherson


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