Reading List – Ongoing

My list of books is always changing. Sometimes I flit around and read of bit of a bunch of books, sometimes I power through a really captivating one in a day. Click on a title to read my thoughts about it. The list will change and grow and shift.

Gardening, Growing and Producing Food

  • Mycelium Running, How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World – Paul Stamets
  • Fantastic Fungi, How Mushrooms Can Heal, Shift Consciousness & Save the Planet – Editor and Contributor Paul Stamets – Essays and Interviews from the Worlds Leading Experts
  • Selling Local, Why Local Food Movements Matter – Jennifer Meta Robinson and James Robert Farmer
  • The Local Food Revolution, How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times – Michael Brownlee
  • Ecological Gardening – Marjorie Harris
  • Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture – Sepp Holzer
  • Gaia’s Garden – Toby Hemenway
  • Teaming with Fungi, the Organic Grower’s Guide to Mycorrhizae – Jeff Lowenfels
  • The Complete Compost Gardening Guide – Plesant & Martin
  • Mini Farming, Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre – Markham
  • The One-Straw Revolution – Masanobu Fukuoka
  • The Four Season Harvest – Coleman
  • Medicinal Herbs – A beginner’s Guide –┬áRosemary Gladstar
  • Grow Great Grub – Gayla Trail
  • Edible Landscaping – Michael Judd
  • One Magic Square – Lolo Houben
  • The Unsettling of America – Wendell Berry
  • Cows Save the Planet; and other improbable ways of restoring soil heal the earth – Judith D. Schwartz
  • Sissinghurst An Unfinished History – Adam Nicolson


  • Local Dollars, Local Sense – Shuman
  • The End of Growth – Richard Heinberg
  • Inquires into the Nature of Slow Money – Woody Tasch
  • How Much is Enough? Money and the Good life – Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky
  • Plenitude – Juliet B. Schor
  • The Overworked American – Juliet B. Schor


  • Good Calories, Bad Calories – Gary Taubes
  • Why We Get Fat, and What to do about it – Gary Taubes
  • It Starts with Food – Hartwig
  • The Blood Sugar Solution – Mark Hyman
  • Food Rules – Michael Pollan
  • The Coconut Ketogenic Diet – Dr. Bruce Fife


  • Crossing the Unknown Sea, Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity – David Whyte
  • The First and Last Freedom – Krishnamurti