Farming Resources

 As the needs of farming changes, so does our understanding of the tools we need to educate ourselves and our community. The following educational resources are starting points for young farmers to access tools for best farm practices, land management, and curriculum for equity and inclusion.

 

Books we recommend

Farming While Black By Leah Penniman

The Market Gardener By Jean-Martin Fortier

The New Agrarianism By Eric. T Freyfogle

Land Justice: Reimagining Land, Food, & the Commons By Justine M. Williams and Eric Holt-Giménez

One Straw Revolution By Masanobu Fukuoka

The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook By Richard Wiswall

Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses By Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Ag

Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Edited by Hanna Garth and Ashanté M. Reese

 

Organic No Till Farming Revolution By Andrew Medford 

The Lean Farm By Ben Hartman

The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land By Curtis Stone

Grassroots Rising: A Call to Action on Climate, Farming, Food, and a Green New Deal
By Ronnie Cummins

Welcome to the Agrihood: Housing, Shopping, and Gardening for a Farm-to-Table Lifestyle By Anna DeSimone

A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies, Self-Provisioning Agricultural Diversity, and a Shared Earth
By Chris Smaje

Perilous Bounty By Tom Philpott