Recommended Reading — Books and Journal Articles:

Astyk, S., & Newton, A. (2009). A nation of farmers. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

Belasco, Warren J. (1989). Appetite for change: How the counterculture took on the food industry, 1966-1988. New York, NY: Pantheon Books.

Bittman, M. (2009). Food matters: A guide to conscious eating with more than 75 recipes. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Blomley, N. (2004). Un-real estate: proprietary space and public gardening. Antipode, 36 (4), 614-641.

Broad, G. (2009). Gardens as sites for neighborhood communication: The case of Hollywood community gardens. Annenberg School for Communication University of Southern California.

Brulle, R.J., (2010). From Environmental campaigns to advancing the public dialog: Environmental communication for civic engagement. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 4 (1), 82-98.

Carpenter, N., (2009). Farm city: The education of an urban farmer. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

De Herrera, Gabriel Alonso. (2006). Ancient Agriculture: Roots and Application of Sustainable Farming. Laton, UT: Gibbs Smith.

Dimitri, C, & Oberholtzer, L. United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. (2009). Marketing U.S. organic foods: Recent trends from farms to consumers. (Economic Information Bulletin No. 58). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

Flores, H.C. (2006). Food not lawns: How to turn your yard into a garden and your neighborhood into a community. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green.

Hovorka, A., De, H., & Njenga, M. (2009). Women feeding cities. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

Helphand, K. (2006). Defiant gardens: Making gardens in wartime. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press.

Hemenway, T. (2000). Gaia’s garden. Chelsea Green.

Hinrichs, C. & Lyson, T. (2007). Remaking the North American food system: Strategies for sustainability. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Hoffman, A., Wallach, J. & Sanchez, E.. Making Connections (2009). Reducing ethnocentric ideology via multiethnic community service work: Planting seeds of hope. Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Hynes, H., (1996). A patch of eden. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

Kellog, S. & Pettigrew, S. (2008). Toolbox for sustainable city living. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.

Kingsolver, B. (with Hopp, S.L. &  Kingsolver, C.) (2007). Animal, vegetable, miracle: A year of food life. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Lancaster, B. (2009). Rainwater harvesting for drylands and beyond. Tuscon, AZ: Rainsource Press.

Lappe, A. (2010). Diet for a hot planet: The climate crisis at the end of your fork and what you can do about it. New York, NY: Bloomsbury USA.

Linn, K. (2007). Building commons and community. Oakland, CA: New Village Press.

Lovejoy, A. (2004). Ann Lovejoy’s organic garden design school. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Books.

Lyson, T. (2004). Civic agriculture: Reconnecting farm, food, and community. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

McWilliams, J. (2009). Just food: Where locavores get it wrong and how we can truly eat responsibly. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company.

Mintz, S. (1986). Sweetness and power: the place of sugar in modern history. New York, NY: Penguin Group.

Mollison, B. (1988). The permaculture design manual. Tasmania, Australia: Tagari Publications.

Nabhan, G.P. (2002). Coming home to eat. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Norberg-Hodge, H., Merrifield, T., Gorelick, S., & Norberg, H. (2002). Bringing the food economy home. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

Petrini, C. (2007). Slow food nation: Why our food should be good, clean, and fair. New York, NY: Rizzoli Ex Libris.

Pinkerton, T., & Hopkins, R. (2009). Local Food: How to make it happen in your community. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

Pollan, M. (2006). The omnivore’s dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York, NY: Penguin Press.

Pollan, M. (2009). Food rules: An eater’s manual. New York, NY: Penguin Press.

Raja, S., Born, B., & Kozlowski Russell, J. American Planning Association. (2008). A planners guide to community and regional food planning: Transforming food environments, facilitating healthy eating. (Report Number 554). Chicago, IL: American Planning Association.

Richardson, J. (2009). Recipe for america: Why our food system is broken and what we can do to fix it. Brooklyn, NY: Ig Publishing.

Robinson, J. & Hartenfeld, J.A. (2007). The farmers’ market book: Growing food, cultivating community. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Ruppenthal, R.J. (2008). 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.

Salatin, J. (2007). Everything I want to do is illegal. Swoope, VA: Polyface.

Schlosser, E. (2001). Fast food nation: The dark side of the all-American meal. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

Schmelzkopf, K. (1995). Urban Community Gardens as a Contested Space. Geographical Review, 85 (3), 64-379.

Smith, C. & Kurtz, H. (2003). Community Gardens and Politics of Scale in New York City. The Geographical Review, 93 (2), 193-212.

Tracey, D. (2007). Guerrilla Gardening: A manualfesto. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

Waters, A. (2008). Edible schoolyard: A universal idea. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, LLC.

Wiland, H., & Bell, D. (2006). Edens lost & found. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.

Winne, M. (2009). Closing the food gap. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press.