Resources for Teaching about Sustainable Agriculture and Education

Books and a report

  • ·         Rebecca Thistlethwaite’s Farms with a Future: Creating and Growing a Sustainable Farm Business (Chelsea Green, 2012).
  • ·         Elizabeth Henderson’s Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture (Chelsea Green, 2007).
  • ·         Richard Wiswall’s The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff-and Making a Profit (Chelsea Green, 2009).
  • ·         Tanya Denckla Cobb’s Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement is Changing the Way We Eat (Storey Publishing, 2011).
  • ·         Joel Salatin’s You Can Farm: the Entrepreneur’s Guide to Start and Succeed in a Farming Enterprise (Polyface, Inc., 1998).
  • ·         Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses. (Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture and The Sustainable Agriculture Network, 2003). Available free in PDF here:  http://www.sare.org/Learning-Center/Books/Building-a-Sustainable-Business.

Web-based resources (many, many more reports to be found here)

http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/teaching-the-food-system/

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