Jeanine’s Recommended Book List

Agritourism

Cut Flowers

  • Specialty Cut Flowers. Allan M. Armitage. 1993. 372 pages, color photos and line drawings. Hardcover. Varsity Press/Timber Press, Portland, Oregon. http://www.timberpress.com

Herbs in General

  • Growing Great Garlic. Ron L. Engeland. 1991. 228 pages, drawings. Softcover. Chelsea Green, Chelsea, Vermont.
    http://www.chelseagreen.com
  • Herbs for Sale-Growing and Marketing Herbs, Herbal Products, and Herbal Know-How. Lee Sturdivant. 1994. 246 pages. Softcover. A Bootstrap Guide. San Juan Naturals, Friday Harbor, Washington. Available from Amazon or your library.

Marketing

  • The New Farmers Market. Vance Corum. Marcie Rosenzweig and Eric Gibson. 2001. 257 pages, black and white photos. Softcover. New World Publishing, Placerville, California. http://www.nwpub.net
  • Sell What Your Sow! Eric Gibson. 302 pages, line drawings. Softcover. New World Publishing, Placerville, California.
    http://www.nwpub.net

Medicinal Herbs

  • Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals. Jeanine M. Davis and W. Scott Persons and . 2014. This fully revised, updated and expanded book is packed full of practical information on cultivation of more than a dozen sought-after shade-loving medicinal herbs. It is available through all the major on-line booksellers and at many independent bookstores. For a copy autographed by the lead author you can order it here: http://www.ourtinyfarmnc.blogspot.com/
  • Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs. Richo Cech. 2002. 314 pages, line drawings. Softcover. Horizon Herbs, Williams, Oregon. Available from Amazon or your library.
  • Medicinal Herbs in the Garden, Field and Marketplace. Lee Sturdivant and Tim Blakley. 1999. 323 pages. Softcover. A Bootstrap Guide. San Juan Naturals, Friday Harbor, Washington. Available from Amazon or your library.

Mushrooms

  • Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms. Third Edition. Paul Stamets. 2000. 574 pages, color and black and white photos. Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California. http://www.fungi.com/index.html

Organics

Written By

Photo of Dr. Jeanine DavisDr. Jeanine DavisExtension Specialist, Herbs / Organics / Specialty Crops / Vegetables (828) 684-3562 jeanine_davis@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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