This will be an evolving, live, running list of my favorite herbal textbooks, ebooks, and resources that are great resources to explore! This list will include some amazing books to start with for beginners or newbies interested in the field. Additionally, there will be great resources for the most seasoned herbalist, newbie gardener, or nutritionist who wants to simply advance your learning. I hope this list will be of profound use to you all!
Eco-Conservation and Sustainability
Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable, Food System for All by Oran B. Hesterman, PhD. Written by the founder of Fair Food Network, this resource is a great read and very thorough in understanding our food systems.
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
EcoRenaissance: A Lifestyle Guide for Cocreating a Stylish, Sexy, Sustainable World by Marci Zaroff. Forward by Horst Rechelbacher, founder of AVEDA.
Food & Faith: A Theology of Eating by Norman Wirzba.
Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wildfood Cookbook by Dina Falconi.
Eco-Theology and Sustainability
Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace by Vandana Shiva
The Moral Menagerie: Philosophy and Animal rights by Marc R. Fellenz
Ministering with the Earth by Mary Elizabeth Moore
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