Reading/Media List

A list of books/essays/films/clips/articles I have found particularly inspiring:


Peter Coates, Nature (1998)

Peter Coates, Salmon (2006)

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring (1962)

Philip Conford, The Origins of the Organic Movement (2001)

Rob Cowen, Common Ground (2015)

Charles Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms with Observations on their Habits (1881)

Martin Empson, Land and Labour (2014)

W.G. Hoskins, The Making of The English Landscape (1955)

Sir Albert Howard, An Agricultural Testament (1940)

Tony Juniper, What has Nature Ever Done for Us? (2013)

Tony Juniper, What Nature Does for Britain (2015)

Frederick L. Kirschenmann, Cultivating an Ecological Conscience:Essays from a Farmer Philosopher (2010)

Helen Macdonald, H is for Hawk (2014)

James C Malin, History and Ecology (1984)

Alastair McIntosh, Soil and Soul (2001)

John McNeill, Something New Under the Sun (2000)

George Monbiot, Feral (2013)

John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra (1911)

Roderick Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind (1967)

Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma (2006)

Francis Pryor, The Making of the British Landscape (2010)

Oliver Rackham, A History of the Countryside (1986)

Arthur Ransome, Secret Water (1939)

John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

Rudolf Steiner, Agriculture (based on a series of lectures in 1924)

Donald Worster, The Wealth of Nature (1992)



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