• The American Meadow Garden, John Greenlee
  • The Seed Garden, Seed Savers Exchange
  • Edible Landscaping, Michael Judd
  • Western Garden Book, Sunset Magazine
  • California Native Plants for the Garden, Carol Bornstein
  • Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates, EBMUD
  • Epic Tomatoes, Craig LeHoullier
  • Backyard Roots, Lori Eanes
  • The Well-Tended Perennial Garden, Tracy DiSabato-Aust
  • The Essential Urban Farmer, Novella Carpenter and Willow Rosenthal
  • Farm City, Novella Carpenter
  • Greenhorns, Zoe Ida Bradbury and Severine von Tscharner Fleming
  • Grass, Soil, Hope, Courtney White


  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver
  • Anything by Michael Pollan
  • American Catch, Paul Greenberg
  • Pig Tales, Barry Estabrook
  • Sheet Pan Suppers, Molly Gilbert
  • The Third Plate, Dan Barber
  • The Art of Fermentation, Sandor Katz
  • Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry, Cathy Barrow
  • The Nourished Kitchen, Jennifer McGruther
  • The Kitchen Ecosystem, Eugenia Bone
  • Fresh from the Farm,  Susie Middleton
  • Mycophilia, Eugenia Bone


  • ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture, A. I. Root
  • The Thinking Beekeeper, Christy Hemenway
  • The Barefoot Beekeeper, P.J. Chandler