Great Reads

Most of the books on this list fall into the category or memoir or narrative, and they’re all hard to put down… some are garden-related, some are cooking-related, some are just about living.

Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness by Anna LaBastille

Stronger Than Dirt: How One Urban Couple Grew a Business, a Family, & a New Way of Life From the Ground Up by Kimberly Schaye & Christopher Losee

A Place in the Country: A Memoir by Laura Shane Cunningham

People with Dirty Hands: The Passion for Gardening by Robin Chotzinoff

Walden & Other Writings by Henry David Thoreau

One Man’s Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey by Sam Keith from the journals and photographs or Richard Proenneke

What Happens in My Garden by Louise Beebe Wilder

Dirty Sugar Cookies by Ayun Halliday

The Big Rumpus by Ayun Halliday

Job Hopper by Ayun Halliday

Coming Home to Eat by Gary Paul Nabhan

This Organic Life by Joan Dye Gussow


One thought on “Great Reads

  1. Okay… what’s “Dirty Sugar Cookies” about?!?! I just rediscovered “Where the Lilies Bloom” in a box of books from my childhood. No WONDER i grew up to garden!!! 🙂

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