Select Bibliography: Cultivating a Movement, An Oral History Series on Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture on California's Central Coast

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Ableman, Michael, Center for Urban Agriculture, and Bullfrog Films, Inc. Beyond Organic: the Vision of Fairview Gardens. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2000. videorecording.

Ableman, Michael, and Cynthia Wisehart. On Good Land: The Autobiography of an Urban Farm. San Francisco, Calif.: Chronicle Books, 1998.
Ableman, Michael, Cynthia Wisehart, and Sam Bittman. From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food around the World. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1993.
Allen, Patricia. Food for the Future: Conditions and Contradictions of Sustainability. New York: Wiley, 1993.
———. Together at the Table: Sustainability and Sustenance in the American Agrifood System, Rural Studies Series. University Park, Penna: Pennsylvania State University Press; Published in cooperation with the Rural Sociological Society, 2004.
Allen, Patricia, Julie Guthman, Amy W. Morris, and University of California, Santa Cruz. Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Meeting Farm and Food Security Needs through Community Supported Agriculture and Farmers' Markets in California. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems University of California Santa Cruz, 2006.
Allen, Patricia, and University of California Santa Cruz. Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Alternative Food Initiatives in California: Local Efforts Address Systemic Issues. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems University of California Santa Cruz, 2003.
Allen, Patricia, Debra Van Dusen, and International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. Global Perspectives on Agroecology and Sustainable Agricultural Systems: Proceedings of the Sixth International Scientific Conference of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. Santa Cruz: Agroecology Program, University of California, 1988.
Allen, Will. The War on Bugs. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Pub., 2008.
Altieri, Miguel A., and Clara I. Nicholis. Agroecology and the Search for a Truly Sustainable Agriculture. 1st ed. Mexico D.F., Mexico: United Nations Environmental Programme Environmental Training Network for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2005.
Bacon, Christopher M. Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008.
Belasco, Warren James. Appetite for Change: How the Counterculture Took on the Food Industry. 2nd updated ed. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.
Berry, Wendell, and Sierra Club. The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture. 3rd ed. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1996.
Chadwick, Alan, and Stephen J. Crimi. Performance in the Garden: A Collection of Talks on Biodynamic French Intensive Horticulture. Mars Hill, NC: Logosophia Press, 2007.
Conford, Philip. The Organic Tradition: An Anthology of Writings on Organic Farming, 1900-1950. Bideford, Devon: Green Books, 1988.
Conford, Philip. The Origins of the Organic Movement. Edinburgh: Floris Books, 2001.
Corum, Vance, Marcie A. Rosenzweig, and Eric Gibson. The New Farmers' Market: Farm-Fresh Ideas for Producers, Managers & Communities. Auburn, Calif, [White River Junction, Vt.: New World Publishing; Distributed by Chelsea Green Pub. Co.], 2001.
Duram, Leslie A. ed. Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2010.
Fukuoka, Masanobu. The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming. Emmaus: Rodale Press, 1978.
Garcia, Deborah Koons, Catherine Lynn Butler, Sara Maamouri, Vivien Hillgrove, John Chater, Todd Boekelheide, and Lily Films. The Future of Food. [Mill Valley, Calif.]: Lily Films, 2004. videorecording.
Gates, Jane Potter, United States. Dept. of Agriculture., and National Agricultural Library (U.S.). Tracing the Evolution of Organic/Sustainable Agriculture: A Selected and Annotated Bibliography, Bibliographies and Literature of Agriculture. Beltsville, Maryland: United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library, 1988.
Gliessman, Stephen R. Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2007.
Gussow, Joan Dye. Chicken Little, Tomato Sauce, and Agriculture: Who Will Produce Tomorrow's Food?, Toes Books. New York: Bootstrap Press, 1991.
Gussow, Joan Dye. This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Pub., 2001.
Guthman, Julie, and NetLibrary Inc. Agrarian Dreams: the Paradox of Organic Farming in California, California Studies in Critical Human Geography, 11. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
Henderson, Elizabeth, and Robyn Van En. Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture. Rev. and expanded ed. White River Junction, Vt. Totnes: Chelsea Green [distributor], 2009.
Howard, Albert. An Agricultural Testament. New York, London: Oxford University Press, 1943.
———. The Soil and Health : A Study of Organic Agriculture. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006.
Imhoff, Dan. Foodfight: The Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill. 1st ed. Healdsburg, Calif. Berkeley: Watershed Media. Distributed by University of California Press, 2007.
Imhoff, Dan, Jo Ann Baumgartner, and Wild Farm Alliance. Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature: Essays in Conservation-Based Agriculture. 1st ed. Healdsburg, Calif.: Watershed Media, 2006.
Irwin, Mike, and Wisconsin Sustainable Agriculture Program. From the Ground Up: Wisconsin Sustainable Farmers Tell of Their Practice and Vision. 2nd ed, Arm Publication ; No. 51. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection Ag. Resource Management Division Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Program, 1992.
Jackson, Wes. Becoming Native to This Place. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1996.
Jackson, Wes, Wendell Berry, and Bruce Colman. Meeting the Expectations of the Land: Essays in Sustainable Agriculture and Stewardship. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1984.
Jaffe, Roberta, Gary Appel, and Life Lab Science Program Inc. The Growing Classroom: Garden-Based Science. Menlo Park, Calif.: Addison-Wesley, 1990.
Johnson, Wendy. Gardening at the Dragon's Gate: At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World. New York: Bantam Books, 2008.
Jolly, Desmond Ansel, and Isabella Kenfield. California's New Green Revolution: Pioneers in Sustainable Agriculture. Davis, Calif.: UC Small Farm Program, 2008.
Jolly, Desmond Ansel, and University of California Davis. Small Farm Center. Outstanding in Their Fields: California's Women Farmers. Davis, Calif.: UC Small Farm Center, 2005.
Katz, Sandor Ellix. The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Pub., 2006.
Kimbrell, Andrew. The Fatal Harvest Reader: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture. Washington: Island Press, 2002.
Kingsolver, Barbara, Steven L. Hopp, and Camille Kingsolver. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. 1st ed. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007.
Koepf, Herbert H., Roderick Shouldice, and Walter Goldstein. The Biodynamic Farm: Agriculture in the Service of the Earth and Humanity. Hudson, N.Y.: Anthroposophic Press, 1989.
Kristiansen, Paul, Acram Taji, and John P. Reganold. Organic Agriculture: A Global Perspective. Ithaca, New York: Comstock Pub. Associates, 2006.
Kurzweil, Jenny. Fields That Dream: A Journey to the Roots of Our Food. Golden, Colo.: Fulcrum Pub., 2005.
Levenstein, Harvey A. Paradox of Plenty: A Social History of Eating in Modern America. Rev. ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
Lockeretz, William. Organic Farming: An International History. Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA: CABI, 2007.
Madison, Deborah, Laurie Smith, and Patrick McFarlin. Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets. 1st ed. New York: Broadway Books, 2002.
McNamee, Thomas. Alice Waters & Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution. New York: Penguin Press, 2007.
Mekis, Donna F., and Kathryn Mekis Miller. Blossoms into Gold: The Croatians in the Pajaro Valley. Capitola, Calif.: Capitola Book Company, 2009.
Merrill, Richard. Radical Agriculture. New York: New York University Press, 1976.
Merrill, Richard, and Thomas E. Gage. Energy Primer, Solar, Water, Wind, and Biofuels. Updated and rev. ed. New York: Dell Pub. Co, 1978.
Myers, Adrian. Organic Futures: The Case for Organic Farming. White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2005.
Nabhan, Gary Paul. Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods. 1st ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2002.
Nestle, Marion. What to Eat. 1st ed. New York: North Point Press, 2006.
Northbourne. Look to the Land. 2nd, rev. special ed. Hillsdale, N.Y.: Sophia Perennis, 2003.
Perez, Jan, Patricia Allen, Martha Brown, and University of California Santa Cruz. Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Community Supported Agriculture on the Central Coast: The CSA Member Experience. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems University of California Santa Cruz, 2003.
Perez, Jan, Patricia Allen, and University of California Santa Cruz. Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Farming the College Market: Results of a Consumer Study at UC Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems University of California Santa Cruz, 2007.
Petrini, Carlo. Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair. New York: Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2007.
Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. New York: Penguin Press, 2008.
———. The Omnivore's Dilemma : The Search for a Perfect Meal in a Fast-Food World. London: Bloomsbury, 2006.
Robinson, Jennifer Meta, and J. A. Hartenfeld. The Farmers' Market Book: Growing Food, Cultivating Community. Bloomington, Ind: Quarry Books/Indiana University Press, 2007.
Schilthuis, Willy. Biodynamic Agriculture: Rudolf Steiner's Ideas in Practice. Hudson, N. Y.: Anthroposophic Press, 1994.
Shiva, Vandana. Manifestos on the Future of Food & Seed. Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press, 2007.
———. Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Crisis. Cambridge, Mass.: South End Press, 2008.
Siegel, Taggart, Teri Lang, John Peterson, Dirty Three, Independent Television Service, Collective Eye (Firm), and Gaiam Media (Firm). The Real Dirt on Farmer John. New York: Gaiam Media,, 2008. videorecording.
Smith, Alisa, and J. B. MacKinnon. Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Harmony Books, 2007.
Somers, Robin, ed. The Chadwick Garden Anthology of Poets, Santa Cruz, CA: Somersault Studios (Published by the Friends of the UCSC Farm and Garden), 2009.
Swezey, Sean L., and University of California (System). Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Organic Apple Production Manual. Oakland, Calif.: Agriculture and Natural Resources Communication Services-Publications, 2000.
USDA Study Team on Organic Farming (U.S.). Report and Recommendations on Organic Farming. [Washington]: The Dept., 1980.
Van den Bosch, Robert. The Pesticide Conspiracy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.
Vitek, William and Wes Jackson, Rooted in the Land:
Essays on Community and Place. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1996.
Walker, Richard. The Conquest of Bread: 150 Years of Agribusiness in California. New York: New Press: Distributed by Norton, 2004.
Willer, Helga, Minou Yussefi, and Neil Sorensen. The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics and Emerging Trends 2008. London: Earthscan Publications, 2008.