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Recommended Books & Reading

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Backyard Gardening Books

Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida

Totally Crazy Easy Florida Gardening: The Secret to Growing Piles of Food in the Sunshine State

Vegetable Gardening in Florida

Guide to Florida Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

Perennial Vegetables

Easy container Combos: Vegetables and Flowers

Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climates

Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, For More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space

Carrots Love Tomatoes

Rosemary Gladstar’s: Medicinal Herbs – A Beginner’s Guide

Permaculture and Homesteading Books

Create Your Own Florida Food Forest

Introduction to Permaculture

Permaculture Design: A Step-By-Step Guide

Gaia's Garden

Dirt to Soil

Grow a Little Fruit Tree

The Backyard Homestead

The Resilient Farm & Homestead

Mini Farming - Self - Sufficiency on Quarter Acre

The Lean Farm


Beginner's Guide to Edible Florida

Florida's Edible Wild Plants

Florida's Incredible Wild Edibles

Healing Plants - Medicine of the Florida Seminole Indians

Southeast Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Angelica to Wild Plums

Food System & Society

Food and the City

Food Fix

Food & Freedom: How The Slow Food movement Is Changing The World

In Defense of Food: an Eater's Manifesto

Fields of Farmers

Cooking and Nutrition

100 Days of Real Food

The Plant Paradox

The Wild Table

The Big Book of Kombucha

Artisan Sourdough Made Simple

Lifestyle & Eco-Culture

In Praise of Slowness: challenging the Cult of Speed

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education 

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Silent Spring

A Sand County Almanac 

Getting Children Outdoors

Last Child in the Woods

 Balanced and Barefoot

Vitamin N

How To Raise A Wild Child

15 Minutes Outside