Care Farming & Primal Lifestyle

The Regenerative Agriculture/Paleo/Primal Lifestyle is one in which you embrace a whole foods diet and sustainable foods. Many practitioners begin growing their own food, opening care/therapeutic farms, or starting urban farms to help reduce food deserts.

*PALEO/PRIMAL NUTRITION RESOURCES*
Courses/Food Plans
Primal Blueprint
Robb Wolf
Whole 30
Conferences/Media
Food Lies Movie
Mark’s Daily Apple
Paleo Magazine
Paleo f(x) Conference
We Love Paleo Movie– available on Amazon
Supplements & Snacks
Ancestral Supplements
BIOHM
(LMNT) Elemental Labs Electrolyte
Epic Provisions
Garden of Life
Heather’s Choice– backpacking food
Laird Superfood
Nordic Naturals
Primal Kitchen
Redmond Salt
SeaSnax
Steve’s PaleoGoods
For more paleo/whole 30 approved items click HERE

*PERMACULTURE & CARE FARMING*
Certifications/Courses
Cornell Small Farms Program
Geoff Lawton Courses
OSU Permaculture Design Certificate
Permaculture Institute Courses
Resources
Acres USA Magazine
Permaculture Design Magazine
Permaculture Principles
Permies
Sustainable Dish

*RANCHING/GRAZING ANIMALS*
American Grassfed Research & Education Foundation
American Solar Grazing Association
Cornell Small Farms Program
Farmstead Meatsmith
Graze Magazine
Greg Judy-Green Pastures Farm
Polyface Farm
Sacred Cow Book & Film
Savory Institute
Sustainable Dish

*RESEARCH*

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