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Nutrition 101, Instructor: Linda Kosa Postl: Community Gardens, Permaculture, Slow Food, & Sustainability Books

Community Gardens, Permaculture, Slow Food, & Sustainability Books (Sample)

Circulating books sample. Available on the 3rd floor of the library. This sample list is organized by the publication year.

(Please note that there are several electronic/online books that are not listed on this page. You can locate them by searching in the UW Libraries Search system for either community gardens, permaculture, or sustainability and then limit the format to e-books.)

Community Gardens:

  • The garden. DVD BOT-1892 (DVD located on the first floor) 2008
  • Guerrilla gardening: A manualfesto. SB472.7 .T73 2007
  • City bountiful: A century of community gardening in America. SB457.3 .L39 2005
  • Community research in environmental health: Studies in science, advocacy, and ethics. WA 380 C734 2005
  • The garden of happiness. PZ7.T159 Gar 1996 (FICTION - an illustrated, children's book about a community garden)
  • Visionaries and planners: The garden city movement and the modern community. HT161 .B84 1990


  • The handbook of sustainability literacy: Skills for a changing world. HC79.E5 H32853 2009
  • Mediacology: A multicultural approach to media literacy in the 21st century. P96.M4 L67 2008
  • Food for all : the need for a new agriculture. S482 .M34 2002 
  • Introduction to permaculture. S494.5.P47 M63 1994

Slow Food Movement and Food Justice:

  • Food. HD9000.5 .C545 2012
  • Food justice. HD9000.5 .G675 2010
  • Four fish – the future of the last wild food. SH167.S17 G74 2010 
  • Terra Madre: Forging a new global network of sustainable food communities. HD9000.6 .P49 2009
  • Slow Food: The case for taste. TX631 .P474 2003
  • Slow Food revolution. To view this video online, search for in the UW Libraries Search system.

Items located at UW Seattle or UW Tacoma:

  • Ingredients- who’s your farmer? – DVD (at UWS and UWT)
  • Nourish: food + community – DVD (at UWT)
  • Salt, Sugar, fat -- book (at UWS and UWT)
  • The Good Food Revolution –  an excellent book on the three topics (at UWS)


  • Human footprints on the global environment : threats to sustainability. GE170 .H84 2010
  • The post carbon reader : managing the 21st century's sustainability crises. HC79.E5 P67 2010
  • Emerald cities: Urban sustainability and economic development. HT123 .F58 2010
  • Flow: For love of water. DVD BOT-1784 (DVD located on the first floor) 2008
  • Sustainability indicators: Measuring the immeasurable? GE140 .B45 2008
  • Sustainability by design: A subversive strategy for transforming our consumer culture. HC79.E5 E346 2008
  • The bridge at the edge of the world: Capitalism, the environment, and crossing from crisis to sustainability. HC79.E5 S6652 2008
  • Making sustainability work: Best practices in managing and measuring corporate social, environmental and economic impacts. HD60 .E67 2008
  • Sustainability on campus: Stories and strategies for change. LB3223.3 .S89 2004
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