Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT2022: Permaculture and Gardening with Nature

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Atieri, Miguel (2017) Agroecology in Action website which is a very useful resource including links section (accessed 14.06.2017). Also includes a link to pdf by the the Scientific Society of Agroecology Agroecology: Key concepts, Principles and Practices (accessed 14.06.2017).

Crawford, M. (2010) Creating a forest garden: working with nature to grow edible crops. Green Books, Dartington.

Diacono, M. (2015) The new kitchen garden : how to grow some of what you eat no matter where you live.

Fukuoka, M. (1992) One straw revolution, 14th edn. Other India Press, India.

Hart, R. (1993) The forest garden, 3rd edn. The Institute of Social Innovations, London.

Hart, R.A.d.J. (2001) Forest gardening: Rediscovering nature and community in a post-industrial age., 3rd edn. Green Earth Books, Dartington.

Hathaway, M. (2015) Agroecology and permaculture: addressing key ecological problems by rethinking and redesigning agricultural systems. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences,6, 239-250.

Kloppenburg, J. R. (2005). First the seed: The political economy of plant biotechnology. Univ of Wisconsin Press.

Mollison, B. & Holmgren, D. (1978) Permaculture one: a perennial agriculture for human settlements. Trasworld Publishers.

Russell Smith, J. (1929) Tree Crops A Permanent Agriculture. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York.

Wong, J. (2012) James Wong's homegrown revolution:grow your own amazing edibles from saffron to sweet potatoes in any back garden. Weidenfield and Nicolson.