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Our Chelsea Green Authors : Elizabeth Henderson

Elizabeth Henderson

Elizabeth Henderson coauthored The Real Dirt. She farms in Newark, New York, and has been involved in CSA farming for more than 15 years.

    Elizabeth's Books

    Whole-Farm Planning

    Ecological Imperatives, Personal Values and Economics

    Part of the NOFA Guides. Includes information on: * Lessons from systems science (including tools) * Assessing the whole farm (what are we managing? The people, physical and mental assets, money) * Understanding the farm ecosystems (the water and mineral cycles, dynamics of biological community, energy flow) * Choosing appropriate tools * Making a framework to test decisions Including examples and statements from practicing farmers, and more holistic resources and alternative business models.

    NOFA Guides Set

    A series of 8 guides originally published by NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association), on organic principles and practices for both the beginner farmer as well as established farmers looking to convert to organic, or deepen their practices. Each book is 100 pages, but the information is weighty; the guides use a strong whole-systems farming theory behind their practical advice, as well as offer historical information, further resources, detailed appendices, and profiles of various organic farms across the Northeast.

    Sharing the Harvest, Revised and Expanded

    A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture

    In this thoroughly revised and expanded edition of a Chelsea Green classic, authors Henderson and Van En provide new insight into making CSA not only a viable economic model, but the right choice for food lovers and farmers alike.


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