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Eastern Shore Food Lab

Our Library

We maintain a library of donated books for our students. We welcome different perspectives to create a wide context for understanding our relationship with food and the environment. 

Books in Our Collection

Abbey, Edward
The Monkey Wrench Gang

Adams, Ruth
Say No! The New Pioneer’s Guide to Action to Save Our Environment

Albright, Nancy
The Rodale Cookbook

Baker, Jerry
Happy, Healthy Houseplants

Barber, Dan
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

Beeby, Alan and Anne-Maire Brennan
First Ecology

Blackburn, Elizabeth and Elissa Epel
The Telomere Effect

Bloom, Jessi
Creating Sanctuary

Boon, J. Allen
Kinship with All Life

Burton, Frances
Fire: The Spark That Ignited Human Evolution

Childers, Norman F.
Modern Fruit Science

Chiras, Daniel
The New Ecological Home
The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy
The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling

Clarke, Cheryl
Storytelling for Grantseekers

Coates, John
The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings, and The Biology of Boom and Bust

Coleman, Eliot
The New Organic Grower’s Four-Season Harvest

Condon, Marlene A.
Nature-Friendly Garden: Creating a Backyard Haven for Plants, Wildlife, and People

Crocker, Betty
Betty Crocker’s Cookie Book

Cronquist, Arthur
Basic Botany: Second Edition

Curtis, Raven
Biology of Plants

Defferyes, Kenneth
Beyond Oil: The View From Hubbert’s Peak

Denzer, Kiko
Build Your Own Earth Oven: Third Edition

Diamond, Jared
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Third Chimpanzee

Ehrenreich, Barbara
Nickel and Dimed

Flannery, Tim
The Weather Makers

Fife, Bruce
The Coconut Oil Miracle

Fontenot, William
Native Gardening in the South

Fortey, Richard
Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth

Foster, Catherine Osgood
Organic Flower Gardening

Gatto, John Taylor
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

Gladwell, Malcolm
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Graham, Linda and James Graham and Lee Wilcox
Plant Biology: Second Edition

Harari, Yuval Noah
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Hartmann and Kester
Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices

Hemenway, Toby
Gaia’s Garden
The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience

Herve-Gruyer, Perrine and Charles 
Miraculous Abundance 

Holzer, Sepp
Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening

Hren, Stephen and Rebekah
The Carbon-Free Home

Jarvis, D.C.
Folk Medicine

Jensen, Derrick
Endgame Volume 1: The Problem of Civilization
Endgame Volume 2: Resistance
Walking on Water
Resistance Against Empire
Listening to the Land
A Language Older Than Words
The Culture of Make Believe

Jensen, Derrick and Aric Mcbay
What We Leave Behind

Jensen, Derrick and George Draffan
Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control

Jones, Jill
Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape

Jung, C.G.
C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology and Modern Life

Conversations on Collapse: C-Realm Podcast Transcriptions

Kaufelt, Rob
The Murray’s Cheese Handbook

Kincaid, Jamaica
A Small Place

Kinderlehrer, Jane
Confessions of a Sneaky Organic Cook

Klare, Michael
Blood and Oil

Kricher, John and Gordon Morrison
Peterson Field Guides - Eastern Forests

Kurlansky, Mark
The Food of a Younger Land

Levine, Carol
A Guide to Wildflowers in Winter

Little, Amanda
Power Trip

Littlefield, Larry J.
Biology of the Plant Rusts: An Introduction

Mcbay, Aric, and Derrick Jensen
Deep Green Resistance

McKibben, Bill
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered age
The End of Nature

McKinnon, Harvey
The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks

McSweeney, James
Community-Scale Composting Systems

Minnis, Paul, and Wayne Elisens
Biodiversity and Native America

Morrow, Rosemary
Earth User’s Guide to Permaculture

Oliver, Mary

Parragon Publishers
Grow Your Own Food

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw and Diane E. Bilderback
Garden Secrets

Pickett, S. T. A., and P. S. White
The Ecology of Natural Disturbance and Patch Dynamics

Platt, June and Sophie Kerr
The Best I Ever Ate

Pollen, Michael
The Omnivore’s Dilemma
The Botany of Desire

Quinn, Daniel
Beyond Civilization: Humanity’s Next Great Adventure
My Ishmael
The Story of B

Ritzer, George
The McDonaldization of Society

Rodale Press; Mark Bricklin
Rodale’s Encyclopedia of Natural Home Remedies

Rodale Press
The Calendar of Organic Gardening

Scout, Urban
Rewild or Die: Revolution and Renaissance at the End of Civilization

Seeley, Thomas D.
Honeybee Democracy

Shimwell, David W.
The Description and Classification of Vegetation

Snow, Dennis
Lessons from the Mouse

Sobel, David
Place-Based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities

Solomon, Steve
Gardening When It Counts

Sterba, Jim
Nature Wars

Stewart, Tabori, and Chang
The Beekeeper’s Bible

Stolzenburg, William
Where the Wild Things Were

Terry, Beth
Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall
Reindeer Moon

Thompson, Gabriel
Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs [Most] Americans Won’t Do

Thoreau, Henry David
Walden and Civil Disobedience

Venolia, Carol, and Kelly Lerner
Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

Waters, Alice
In The Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn By Heart

Weinzweig, Ari
Zingerman’s Guide to Giving Great Service

Weisman, Alan
The World Without Us

Wulf, Andrea
Founding Gardeners

Ziedrich, Linda
The Joy of Pickling