Books for self reliance

Interested in books about gardening and self reliance? Here’s a list to get you started:

The Encyclopedia of Country Living – Carla Emory
How to grow more vegetables – John Jeavons
The Soul of Soil – Grace Gershuny
Gaia’s Garden – Toby Hemenway and John Todd
How to Make A Forest Garden – Patrick Whitefield
Permaculture in a Nutshell – Patrick Whitefield
Peterson Field Guides Medicinal Plants and Herbs
Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual – Bill Mollison
Perennial Vegetables – Eric Toensmeier
Edible Forest Gardens – Dave Jacke and Eric Toensmeier

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2 thoughts on “Books for self reliance

  1. freebox

    I would add to that, numerous older publications by Rodale that cover gardening and food preservation. They can generally be found in used bookstores, master gardener’s conventions and in the gardening section on Rodale’s website:

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