Recommended Books

Our favorite books about seeds and ecological agriculture. These are the books we use and teach from in our Seed Schools. Whether you are looking for practical seed saving tips, the political history of how we lost so much diversity, or spiritual inspiration and renewal, you will find much to enjoy in this short list of fascinating titles.

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Seed Saving

Seed Inspiration

Seed Movement / History

Seed Breeding


Seed Sharing, Permaculture, Native Plants & Seeds

Gardening – General

Gardening – Cold/Hot Climate, Water Harvesting

(cold climate)

(cold climate)

(cold climate)

(hot climate)

(water harvesting)

Our Future & Philospophy

(Contains the short story “CHOCCO”)

Techy Tools for the Gardener

Sun Calculator