Writing

Scott Vlaun has been writing about gardening and ecological issues for over ten years.

 

Below is a selection of published articles, book reviews and interviews, mostly from the Seeds of Change eNewsletter which he began editing in 2001.

 

Gardening and Food

Organic Design for the Organic Garden (or Plan for the Unplanned)

March 2006, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 54

 

A Report on the 2006 Organic Seed Growers Conference

Organic Seed Alliance

 

 

 

 

 

Growing Onions: The Long and Short of It

December 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 52

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extend the Season, Increase Your Harvest

October 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 51

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growing Lavender for Beauty and Fragrance

September 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Put Worms to Work for Your Garden (and help save the planet too!)

August 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 49

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beets: Steamy Tops and Righteous Roots

June 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the Care and Enjoyment of Gardening Tools

May 2004, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yacon, Nothing Like You've Ever Grown (Or Tasted!)

March 2004, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growing Garlic by Erica Renaud and Scott Vlaun

September 2003, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 37

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips for Growing Medicinal Herbs

July 2003, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 36

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Much with Little: A Central American Journey with Sustainable Harvest International

March 2003, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Succession Planting (Or Don't Stop Now)

July 2001, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amaranth in the Northeast?

March 2000, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing, Mother Earth News

The Taste of Maine in Grain

February March 2005 edition, Mother Earth News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing Amaranth

April May 2005 edition, Mother Earth News

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing, Book Reviews

Water Wars, Privatization, Pollution, and Profit

by Vandana Shiva, paperback, 156 pages

June 2003, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bountiful Container

by Rose Marie Nichols McGee and Maggie Stuckey

May 2004, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farming with the Wild:

Enhancing Biodiversity on Farms and Ranches

Written by Dan Imhoff and designed by Roberto Carra

Organic Consumer Association

 

 

 

 

 

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway with Forward by John Todd

March 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fatal Harvest

The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture

Edited by Andrew Kimbrell

December 2002, Seeds of Change eNewlsletter 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Botany of Desire

A Plants Eye View of the World

by Michael Pollan

August 2001, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Garlic Testament, Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm

By Stanley Crawford

September 2002, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ecology for Gardeners

by Steven B. Carroll and Steven D. Salt

July 2004, Seeds of Change eNewsletter42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sustainable Vegetable Garden,

by John Jeavons and Carol Cox

March 2000, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrots Love Tomatoes

Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening

By Loise Riotte

April 2001, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Backyard Market Gardening,

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Selling What You Grow by Andrew Lee

January 2003, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 32

 

 

 

 

 

Writing, Interviews

Interview with Dan Imhoff,

Author of Farming With The Wild

May 2005, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 47

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francis Moore Lappé, Author and Food Activist

August 2002, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Mollison, Cofounder of Permaculture

February 2002, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 25

Interview, Part 1

 

Both 2002, Seeds of Change eNewsletter 25

Interview, Part 2

 

 

 

 

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