Amy Stross

Amy Stross

Amy Stross is a garden writer, educator, and author of The Suburban Micro-Farm. As a permaculture designer, she specializes in transforming residential landscapes into beautiful edible landscapes and productive food gardens that are integrated with the local ecosystem.

Her writings help hobby gardeners to find ecologically friendly and low-maintenance strategies for producing food efficiently. She believes food gardens can be productive, beautiful, and ecologically regenerative all at the same time.


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Speaking Engagements

Amy Stross enjoys speaking to master gardeners, garden clubs, and hobby garden groups on a variety of topics relating to edible landscaping and permaculture.


Amy Stross' Books

Suburban Micro-Farm

THE SUBURBAN MICRO-FARM: MODERN SOLUTIONS FOR BUSY PEOPLE (2018): Would you like to grow healthy food for your table? Do you want to learn the secrets of farming even though you live in a neighborhood? Author Amy Stross talks straight about why the suburbs might be the ideal place for a small farm.

The Suburban Micro-Farm will show you how to grow your own fruits, herbs, and vegetables even on a limited schedule. From seed to harvest, this book will keep you on track so you feel a sense of accomplishment for your efforts.

You'll learn gardening tricks that are essential to success, like how to deal with a "brown thumb," how to develop and nurture healthy soil, and how to manage garden pests.

Although this book has everything a new gardener needs to get started, experienced gardeners will not be disappointed. With helpful tips throughout, you will love the in-depth chapters about permaculture and making money on the micro-farm.

32nd Annual
Buckeye Book Fair
November 2, 2019
9:30 to 4:00
Fisher Auditorium Wooster, Ohio
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