Here are some of the things we are reading as part of our research:

Emmett, Robert S. Cultivating Justice: A Literary History of U.S. Garden Writing.

Kincaid, Jamaica. My Garden (book). 

Kolbert, Elizabeth. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. 

Kytle and Blain. Denmark Vesey’s Garden: slavery and memory in the cradle of the Confederacy. 

Lawrence, Elizabeth. Through the Garden Gate.

Mackenzie, Annah. “Beyond Food: Community Gardens as Places of Empowerment.”

Peinhardt, Katherine. “Cultivating Place: Refugees and Urban Gardens in Baltimore” 

Pollan, Michael. Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education.  

Shopes, Linda. “What is Oral History?”

Snipstal, Blain. “Free the Land, and Us, Too! Agroecology and Popular Struggle: Building an ‘Agrarian’ Intersectional Movement.”

Westamacott, Richard. African-American gardens and yards in the rural South.

Wirzba, Norman. Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating.