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REVISED EDITION Growing Green – Organic Techniques for a Sustainable Future by Jenny Hall and Iain Tolhurst. This book is published by VON and is an essential reference guide for all private and commercial organic growers, researchers and students. This book introduces the concept of stockfree organic and shows, through case studies, that when growers abandon the use of slaughterhouse by-products and manures they can be rewarded with healthier crops, and fewer weeds, pests and diseases. The reader will be taken through each Stockfree Organic Standard step by step and learn how to grow and sell 60 different vegetables with confidence.
by Dave of Darlington. The book is a compilation of the writings of Dave of Darlington – a treasury of useful information for gardeners and farmers, gleaned from Dave’s long experience and enhanced by well-informed thoughts on the ethics and politics behind farming.
Back to Earth: UK organic horticulture through the lifetime of a grower
Back to Earth: UK organic horticulture through the lifetime of a grower by Iain Tolhurst. A compilation of Iain’s articles written for various magazines, websites and media over the last four decades as he turned gradually to stockfree organic farming
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Plant Based Nutrition and Health
by Stephen Walsh. Well researched book covering the health advantages of the vegan diet, as well as the pitfalls and how to avoid them. Clear advice given on vitamins B12 and D, and on Iron, Calcium, Zinc, Iodine and Selenium. Also, advice on getting omega 3 fatty acids from non-fish foods.
Vegan Rustic Cooking Through The Seasons
Revised edition with 60 new recipes, by Diana White. Published in Summer 2006. 194 pages, and over 160 delicious recipes inspired by the seasonal produce from the vegan-organic garden. The author, Diana, and her husband Peter both have an allotment and are active VON members. All of Diana’s royalties for books sold through this VON merchandise catalogue will go to VON, to help fund our important work.
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Sunshine and Shadow: an Autobiography
by Wilfred Crone. Wilfred was a fruitarian and published many articles in Vegan Views magazine. He also wrote down many of his stories, and they were discovered after he died. Harry Mather put this book together from them, and much of the book is about Wilfred’s early life in Australia.
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The Vegan Book of Permaculture
by Graham Burnett. A vegan cookbook packed with wholesome recipes, veganic growing, forest gardening and eco-friendly living. The Vegan Book of Permaculture gives us the tools and confidence to take responsibility for our lives and actions. Creating a good meal, either for ourselves or to share, taking time to prepare fresh, wholesome home or locally grown ingredients with care and respect can be a deeply liberating experience. It is also a way of taking back some control from the advertising agencies and multinational corporations.