Resources (Books)

Here are some fun resources that I’m compiling to help in our quest for our Earth’s Eco-Justice Extravaganza. The list will keep growing, so check back often!

Cookbooks/Seasonal Eating:

Longacre, Doris Janzen. More-With-Less: Recipes and Suggestions by Mennonites on How to Eat Better and Consume Less of the World’s Limited Food Resources. 25th Anniversary Edition. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1976. Reprint 2000.

Schlabach, Joetta Handrich. Extending the Table: Recipes and Stories of People from Argentina to Zambia in the Spirit of More-With-Less. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press. 1991.

Lind, Mary Beth and Cagthleen Hockman-Wert. Simply in Season: Recipes that Celebrate Fresh, Local Foods in the Spirit of More-With-Less. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press. 2005.

Liebreich, Karen, Jutta Wagner, and Annette Wendland. The Family Kitchen Garden: How to Plant, Grow, and Cook Together. Portland, OR: Timberland Press. 2009.

Chesman, Andrea. Serving Up the Harvest: Celebrating the Goodness of Fresh Vegetables. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2007.

Carroll, Ricki. Home Cheesemaking: Recipes for 75 Homemade Cheeses. 3rd Edition. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 1982. Reprint 1996, 2002.

Backyard Homesteading:

Ruppenthal, R.J. Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square Inch Gardener’s Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Co.. 2008.

Madigan, Carleen, ed. The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre! North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2009.

Coyne, Kelly, and Erik Knutzen. The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City. Port Townsend, WA: Process Media. 2008.

Gardening How-To:

Jeavons, John. How to Grow More Vegetables (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Though Possible on Less Land than You Can Imagine. 7th Edition. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press. 1974, Reprint 2006.

Smith, Edward C. The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible.  North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2000.

Coleman, Elliot. The New Organic Grower: A Master’s Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener. 2nd Edition. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. 1989,Reprint 1995.

Personal Stories (and all around awesomely inspiring):

Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. New York: HarperCollins. 2007.

Woginrich, Jenna. Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2008.

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