Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Michael Pollan’s 2013 book takes an anthropological view of food and takes the reader on a journey through cooking with fire, water, air and earth.

Forgotten Fruits

Mangawhai, NZ heirloom fruit tree nursery.

Get off the Grass

Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan’s 2013 book shares data and opinion on how to kickstart New Zealand’s ‘innovation economy’.

Indie Farmer

UK, independent farming magazine-style site dedicated to stories about sustainable food culture.

Jared Lockhart Design

Auckland, NZ-based landscape design practice.

Koanga Institute

Hawke’s Bay, NZ organic heritage seed collection and permaculture knowledge-bank.

Lucky Peach

NY, USA quarterly food journal and website founded by Momofuku’s David Chang.

Modern Farmer

NY, USA quarterly magazine and website for farmers and people who care about food.

Practical Beekeeping in New Zealand (Fourth Edition)

NZ, an oracle for apiculturists for over a quarter of a century.

Rodale Institute

PA, USA not-for-profit farm and research facility supporting organic farming.

Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari

Cambridge, NZ ecological island.

Shadows Beneath the Mountain

Hora Hora, NZ Beryl E. Judd’s 1986 book on the history of the Hora Hora district is the most comprehensive account to date.

Stone Soup

Aaron McClean’s independent street press is a much needed “fresh take on food publishing.”

Wool to Weta

Physicist, Paul Callaghan’s 2009 book is based on a set of lectures on the subject of sustainable wealth generation and culture change.