Organic Food Gardening Resources

Print and web resources on a comprehensive range of topics from garden planting and maintenance, seed starting, and organic farming practices and theories.



The New Organic Grower: A Master’s Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener by Eliot Coleman (the quintessential book for large and small-scale organic growers!)

Botany for Gardeners by Brian Capon

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer: The Ultimate Guide to Producing High-Quality Herbs on a Market Scale by Jeff & Melanie Carpenter

Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition by Jeff Lowenfels

Organic Manifesto: How Organic Food Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe by Maria Rodale



Johnny’s Seed Starting Calendar

Johnny’s Growers Library Index for Vegetables, Flowers, Fruits, Herbs and Cover Crops

Urban Farming Guidebook (scroll down for a downloadable pdf)

Podcasts:  A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach

Video Archive:  Edible Schoolyard Project’s Instructional Videos

Heirloom Soul “Food Garden Beauty” Pinterest Board (gorgeous photos for design and planting inspiration!)


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