Useful Resources

Suggestions for additional links?  Contact Us, and let us know!

Plant Resources

Gardening Resources

Philadelphia Resources

  • Legal Advice for Philadelphia Urban Gardeners / Farmers – Need help starting a non-profit urban ag business? VIP free Legal clinics help provide limited legal services and assistance to clients in their own neighborhoods. These limited representation programs are an innovative way to give clients the information they need to be aware of their legal rights and be familiar with the legal process.
  • For Free Organic Coffee grounds available in  for your compost or mushroom cultivation, contact Donna at www.donnacusano.com.  Pick up is in the back of the store near “Receiving.”
  • Seed-Balls.com is a shop where you can buy seed balls filled with many native flowers, medicinal, edible, and beautiful plants.  They’re $1 per seed ball with discounts as you buy more.

Native Plant Nurserys

 Local Permaculture Design Consultants

If  you are a Permaculture Designer in the Philadelphia area and would like your business listed here, Contact Us!

Trenton, NJ Resources

  • The Gandhi Garden – Urban Restoration and Guerilla Gardening group organized by the SAGE Coallition
  • SAGE Coallition – Art Collective / Community Improvement group who do guerilla gardening and urban restoration in Trenton, NJ
  • The Hive – A Makerspace Community of Art and Design

Podcasts

Video
 Books
  • One Straw Revolution by Masinoba Fukuoka
  • Mycellium Running by Paul Stamets
  • The Market Gardener by Jean Martin Forteir
  • Aquaponic Gardening by Sylvia Bernstein
  • Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway
 Forums
  • Reddit.com/r/Permaculture
  • Reddit.com/r/Homesteading
  • Reddit.com/r/Aquaponics
  • Permies.com
  • BackyardAquaponics.com

Some Personal Recommendations

  • Tim Ferris Podcast – Productivity advice
  • Audio Dharma Pdcast – Buddhism Podcast
  • Democracy Now – A less-biased News source
  • The Luck of Birth Documentary
  • The Essential Alan Watts Lectures
  • Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
  • Tao: The Watercourse Way by Alan Watts
  • Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  • The Man Who Quit Money by Mark Sundeen
  • Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky by Noam Chomsky
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