Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) 

Grassfed Animal Products (shopping guide) 

Raw Milk (shopping guide) 

Miso (Traditionally Fermented Unpasturized)

Water Kefir Grains

Gelatin (Bernard Jensen)
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American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness of contemporary botanical art, to honoring its traditions and to furthering its development.  

Farm To Consumer Legal Defense Fund defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and protects consumer access to raw milk and nutrient dense foods. 

Northeast Herbal Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to merging the ancient traditions of herbalism with the needs and development of the modern day herbalist.

Northeast Organic Farming Association is a non-profit organization working to promote healthy food, organic farming practices, and a cleaner environment.

Slow Food is a non-profit global, grassroots organization founded to counter the rise of fast food and fast life and the disappearance of local food traditions.

United Plant Savers is a non-profit organization for replanting and protecting endangered plants.

The Weston A. Price Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research, and activism.



Books on Food, Foraging, and Permaculture:

Chez Panisse Fruit, by Alice Waters. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2002.

Classic Indian Cooking, by Julie Sahni. New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1980.

Edible Forest Gardens Vol. One and Two, by David Jacke and Eric Toensmeier.  White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 2005.

Edible Wild Plants, by John Kallas. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2010.

The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America, by Francois Couplan. New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, 1998.

Fat, An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, With Recipes, by Jennifer McLagan. Berkley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2008.

Fact/Book on Yogurt Kefir & Other Milk Cultures, by Beatrice Trum Hunter. New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, 1973.

The Forager’s Harvest, by Samuel Thayer. Ogema, WI: Forager’s Harvest, 2006.

Foraging For Dinner, by Helen Ross Russell. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Inc, 1975.

The Forgotten Art of Flower Cookery, by Leona Woodring Smith. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1973.

From My Mexican Kitchen, by Diana Kennedy. New York, NY: Clarkson Potter, 2003.

Full Moon Feast, by Jessica Prentice. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 2006.

The Gift of Southern Cooking, by Edna Lewis and Scott Peacock. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.

The Grassfed Gourmet, by Shannon Hayes. Bala Cynwyd, PA: Eating Fresh Publications, 2004.

Herbal Bounty, by Steven Foster. Layton UT: Gibbs M. Smith, 1984.

The Herbal Kitchen, by Jerry Traunfeld. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2005.

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants, by Steve Brill with Evelyn Dean. New York NY: William Morrow, 1994.

The Joy of Cooking, by Irma S. Rombauer. New York, NY: Bobbs-Merrill, 1975.

Keeping Food Fresh, by The Gardeners and Farmers of Terre Vivante. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 1999.

Making Sauerkraut and Pickled Vegetables at Home, by Klaus Kaufmann and Annelies Schoneck. Vancouver, CAN: Alive Books, 1997.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, by Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle and Simone Beck. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.

The Moosewood Cookbook, by Mollie Katzen. Berkley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1977.

Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon with Mary G. Enig, Ph.D. Washington. DC: New Trends Publishing, 2005. 877-707-1776

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, by Weston A. Price, D.D.S. New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, 1989.

Radical Homemakers, by Shannon Hayes. Richmondville, NY: Left to Right Press, 2010.

Recipes from a Kitchen Garden, by Renee Shepherd and Fran Raboff. Berkley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1993.

Roots, by Douglas B. Elliot. Old Greenwich, CT: The Chatham Press, 1976.

The Tenth Muse, My Life in food, by Judith Jones. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

Traditional Ukranian Cooking, by Savella Stechishin. Winnepeg, Canada: Trident Press, 1995.

The Value of Nothing, by Raj Patel. New York, NY: Picador, 2009.

The Vegetarian Epicure, by Anna Thomas. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972.

The Vegetarian Myth, by Lierre Keith. Crescent City, CA: Flashpoint Press, 2009.

The Art of Fermentation, by Sandor Elix Katz. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, 2012.   

Wild Plant Cookbook, by Bill and Bev Beatty. Happy Camp, CA: Naturegraph Publishers, 1987.

Medicinal Herb Books:

Botanical Safety Handbook, by American Herbal Products Association. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1997.

The Complete Woman’s Herbal, by Anne McIntyre. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 1995.

Dispensing with Tradition, by Anne McIntyre and Michelle Boudin. 2012 

Herbal Emissaries, by Steven Foster and Yue Chongxi. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press, 1992.

Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, by Rosemary Gladstar. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 2008. 

Making Plant Medicine, by Richo Cech. Williams, OR: Horizon Herbs, 2000.

Nutritional Herbology, by Mark Peterson. Bountiful, UT: Pederson Publishing, 1988.

Planetary Herbology, by Michael Tierra. Santa Fe, NM: Lotus Press, 1988.

Potter’s New Cyclopaedia of Botanical Drugs and Preparations, by R.C. Wren. White Essex, England: C. W. Daniel Co., 1988.

The Wholistic Herbal, by David Hoffman. Longmead, Shaftsbury, Dorset: Element Books, 1989.


Field Guides and Technical Botanical Books:

Botany in a Day, by Thomas J. Elpel. Pony, MT: Hops Press, 2001.

Common Flowering Plants of the Northeast, by Donald D. Cox. Albany NY: State University of NY Press, 1985.

Eastern/Central Medicinal Plants, by Steven Foster and James Duke. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1990.

Edible Wild Plants, by Lee Allen Peterson. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1977.

A Field Guide To Wildflowers, by Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret Mckenny. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1968.

Flora Novae Angliae, by Arthur Haines. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011.

Plant Identification Terminology, by James G. Harris and Melinda Woolf Harris. Spring Lake, UT: Spring Lake Publishing, 1994.

Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada, by Henry A. Gleason and Arthur Cronquist. Bronx, NY: New York Botanical Garden Press, 2007.

The Shrub Identification Book, by George W.D. Symonds. Boston, MA: William Morrow & Co., 1963.