Horticulture & Farming

Geoff Lawton
Permaculture Institute
Permaculture Principles
Permaculture Certificate-OSU
Acres USA
Permaculture Design Magazine
Sustainable Dish

American Grassfed Research & Education Foundation
American Solar Grazing Association
Farmstead Meatsmith
Graze Magazine
Greg Judy-Green Pastures Farm
Polyface Farm
Savory Institute
Sustainable Dish


Al-Kodmany, K. (2018). The vertical farm: A review of developments and implications for the vertical city. Buildings, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings8020024

Chiumento, A., Mukherjee, I., Chandna, J., Dutton, C., Rahman, A., & Bristow, K. (2018). A haven of green space: Learning from a pilot pre-post evaluation of a school-based social and therapeutic horticulture intervention with children. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5661-9

Clatworthy, J., Hinds, J., & Camic, P. M. (2013). Gardening as a mental health intervention: A review. Mental Health Review Journal, 18(4), 214–225. https://doi.org/10.1108/MHRJ-02-2013-0007

Downes, M. J., Lakhani, A., Maujean, A., Macfarlane, K., & Kendall, E. (2016). Evidence for Using Farm Care Practices to Improve Attachment Outcomes in Foster Children: A Systematic Review. British Journal of Social Work, 46(5), 1241–1248. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcv070

García-Llorente, M., Rubio-Olivar, R., & Gutierrez-Briceño, I. (2018). Farming for life quality and sustainability: A literature review of green care research trends in Europe. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(6). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15061282

Gorman, R., & Cacciatore, J. (2017). Cultivating our humanity: A systematic review of care farming & traumatic grief. Health and Place, 47(December 2016), 12–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.06.006

Harris, H. (2017). The social dimensions of therapeutic horticulture. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25(4), 1328–1336. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12433

Kamioka, H., Tsutani, K., Yamada, M., Park, H., Okuizumi, H., Honda, T., … Mutoh, Y. (2014). Effectiveness of horticultural therapy: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 22(5), 930–943. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2014.08.009

Moeller, C., King, N., Burr, V., Gibbs, G. R., & Gomersall, T. (2018). Nature-based interventions in institutional and organisational settings: a scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 28(3), 293–305. https://doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2018.1468425

Poulsen, M. N., McNab, P. R., Clayton, M. L., & Neff, R. A. (2015). A systematic review of urban agriculture and food security impacts in low-income countries. Food Policy, 55, 131–146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2015.07.002

Renzetti, C. M., & Follingstad, D. R. (2015). From Blue to Green: The Development and Implementation of a Therapeutic Horticulture Program for Residents of a Battered Women’s Shelter. Violence and Victims, 30(4), 676–690. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-14-00091

Yao, Y. F., & Chen, K. M. (2017). Effects of horticulture therapy on nursing home older adults in southern Taiwan. Quality of Life Research, 26(4), 1007–1014. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-016-1425-0