Books/Articles on CSAs/Sustainable Agriculture

  • “Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture” by Elizabeth Henderson with Robin Van En
  • “The One-Straw Revolution” by Masanobu Fukuoka
  • “The History of Community Supported Agriculture, Part I, Community Farms in the 21st Century: Poised For Another Wave of Growth” by Steve McFadden
  • “The History of Community Supported Agriculture, Part II, CSA’s World of Possibilities” by Steve McFadden
  • ”The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals” by Michael Pollan
  • “The New Organic Grower” by Eliot Coleman
  • “Food Not Lawns” by H. C. Flores
  • “Rodale’s Vegetable Garden Problem Solver” by Fern Marshall Bradley
  • “Drip Irrigation for Row Crops” published by the University of California, Davis
  • “Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide To Developing A Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses” Published by The Sustainable Agriculture Network
  • “Farms of Tomorrow Revisited: Community Supported Farms-Farm Supported Communities” by Trauger Groh and Steve McFadden


  • “Eating Local: The Cookbook Inspired by America’s Farmers” by Janet Fletcher
  • “Colorado Classique” published by the Junior League of Denver
  • “The Moosewood Cookbook” by Mollie Katzen
  • “From Asparagus to Zucchini” by Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition and Doug Wubben

Magazine Subscriptions

  • “Growing For Market”
  • “Organic Gardening”
  • “Mother Earth News”

General Information on CSAs and Local Organic Produce

  • A national website to help you find CSAs, farmer’s markets, and fresh foods available for sale in your area
  • Colorado Cooperative Extensions Organic Agriculture
  • The Rodale Institute
  • Organic Seed Sourcing
  • CSU Specialty Crops Program
  • Colorado Organic Certification Information
  • LandShare Colorado

Organic Seed Sources

  • High Mowing Seeds
  • Abbodanza Organic Seeds and Produce
  • Seeds of Change
  • Seed Savers Exchange
  • Turtle Tree
  • Abundant Life Seeds
  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds (both organic and conventional)
  • Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

Drip Irrigation Sources

  • DripWorks
  • Robert Marvel Plastics

Floating Row Cover (Remay) Sources

  • Why Colorado Gardeners Should Use Floating Row Cover
  • Robert Marvel Plastics
  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds

Local Sources for Compost

  • A1 Organics
  • Renewable Fiber
  • Pioneer Sand

Organic Pest Controls/Integrated Pest Management

  • Cornell University Guise to Biological Control Agents of Pest Control

Small Farm/Vegetable Gardening Tools/Supplies

  • Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply
  • Johnny’s Selected Seeds