Here is a list, although not extensive, of books and authors that have encouraged us in our dream.  Some offer wonderful practical advice, others describe just what needs to be done to begin a farm, others are just fun reads.  Whatever the description, we recommend any and all.  Enjoy!

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Gaining Ground by Forrest Pritchard

Permaculture by Sepp Holzer

The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball

The Maple Sugar Book and The Good Life by Scott and Helen Nearing

The Market Gardener by Jean-Martin Fortier

The Resilient Farm and Homestead by Ben Falk

The Sacred Year by Michael Yankoski

Stoney's Guide to Raising Pigs by Kelly Klober

The Bread Builders by Daniel Wing and Alan Scott

Anything with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Anything written by Wendell Berry