A Selective Bibliography

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Altieri, Miguel A.  Agroecology: The Science of Sustainable Agriculture, 2nd ed.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995. 433 p.             0813317177 9780813317175 0813317185 9780813317182 1853392952 9781853392955

Emphasizes “the importance of agroecology as the discipline that provides the basic ecological principles for how to study, design, and manage agroecosystems that are both productive and natural resource conserving, and are also culturally sensitive, socially just, and economically viable.” Find in a Library


Bell, Graham. The Permaculture Garden. London: Thorsons, c1994. 0722527837 9780722527832 Find in a Library


Forsell, Mary. The Herbal Grove. New York: Villard, 1995. 159 pp. 067940841X 9780679408413. Herbology applied to trees, including all of the well-known fruits and nuts. Includes traditional lore as well as many recipes. Find in a Library


Flores, H.C. Food Not Lawns: How To Turn Your Yard Into a Garden and Your Neighborhood Into a Community. White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Company, ©2006. 193339207X 9781933392073 9781933392073

Very practical ideas for transforming one's surroundings and lifestyle into sustainability, with implications for society at large. Find in a Library


Hart, Robert. Forest Gardening: Cultivating an Edible Landscape. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Pub Co, 1996. 0930031849. 9780930031848 Find in a Library


Hemenway, Toby. Gaia's Garden: a Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Pub Co, c2001. 1890132527 9781890132521 Find in a Library


Holmgren, David.  Permaculture: Princples and Pathways Beyond Sustainability. Hepburn, Vic. : Holmgren Design Services, 2002.  0646418440 9780646418445 Find in a Library


Jacke, Dave. Edible Forest Gardens. >White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Pub Co, c2005- 1890132608 9781890132606

v.1: Ecological vision and theory for temperate climate permaculture 1931498792 9781931498791

v.2: Ecological design and practice for temperate climate permaculture 1931498806 9781931498807 Find in a Library


Law, Ben. The Woodland Way: a permaculture approach to sustainable woodland management. East Meon, Hampshire, England: Permanent Publications, 2001. 1856230090 9781856230094. Find in a Library


 Lee, Andrew.  Chicken Tractor : the Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens and Healthy Soil. Shelburne, Vt. : Good Earth Publications, ©1994. 0962464821 : 9780962464829. Find in a Library


Mars, Ross.  Getting Started in Permaculture : a book full of practical projects and activities that you can use to implement your permaculture design Hovea, W.A. : Candlelight Trust, ©1994. 0646200909 : 9780646200903Find in a Library


Mollison, Bill. Introduction to Permaculture, 2nd ed. Tasmania, Australia : Tagari, 2000. 0908228082 9780908228089 Find in a Library 


Mollison, Bill. Permaculture: a designer's manual, 2nd ed.  Tyalgum, Australia : Tagari, 1988. 0908228015 9780908228010  Find in a Library 


Mollison, Bill.  The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition.  Tyalgum, Australia : Tagari, c1993. 0908228066 9780908228072  9780908228065  Find in a Library 


Mollison, Bill.  Permaculture Two: practical design for town and country in permanent agriculture.  Tyalgum, NSW : Tagari, 1999. 0908228007 9780908228003.  Find in a Library 


Soule, Judith D.  Farming in Nature’s Image: an ecological approach to agriculture.   Washington DC: Island Press, 1992. 286 pp. 0933280890 9780933280892 0933280882 9780933280885. Well-documented popularly-written account of ecological approaches to agriculture.  Find in a Library  


Tomkins, Peter.  Secrets of the Soil: new solutions for restoring our planet.  New York : Harper & Row, ©1989. 0060158174 : 9780060158170.

 Very attractively-written vignettes of numerous soil scientists and others

working to change agriculture away from artificial chemical inputs toward more

natural methods.  Find in a Library 


Whitefield, Patrick.  How to Make a Forest Garden . East Meon, Hampshire, England : Permanent ; White River Junction, Vt. : Distributed in the USA by Chelsea Green, ©2002.  Find in a Library