Explore our recommended list of credible resources in a variety of forms that suit your learning style.
- What is Maya, What Is To Be Maya? by Pedro Uc Be
- La Va Campesina
- Antigua Agricultura Maya Leccion Para La Actualidad by Manuel Lino
- Forest / Garden by Future Ecologies
- Back to the Garden: Cacao’s Role in Reviving Biodiversity by A World of Possibilities
- Vanishing and Re-emerging: Reviving Biological and Cultural Diversity by A World of Possibilities
- PLANTS Database by United States Department of Agriculture
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) by United States Geological Survey and Smithsonian Institution
- Plants of the World Online by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
- SEINet Data Portal by National Science Foundation Grants
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Florida Native Plant Society
- Rainforest Alliance
- Flora: Yucatan Peninsula
- Reports by FLAAR Mesoamerica on Flora & Fauna of Parque Nacional Yaxha Nakum Naranjo Peten, Guatemala, Central America
- Institute for Regional Conservation
- Backyard Nature
- Gardino Nursery Rare and Unusual Plants
The Maya Forest Garden: Eight Millennia of Sustainable Cultivation of the Tropical Woodlands
by Anabel Ford and Ronald Nigh
It is a common belief that the ancient Maya disappeared and their population became too large to be supported with the known traditional farming practices. In this book, Ford and Nigh respond to this and many of today’s misconceptions about the Maya civilization.
Purchase the book on Routledge, Amazon, or Barnes and Nobles.
The Maya Forest Garden of El Pilar: A Plant Coloring Book
by Anabel Ford
It is a coloring book and it’s aimed at standard three students as part of the African and Maya history curriculum. It includes both the English and Spanish version.
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Purchase the book at 12 Belize
by Odyssey Earth (8 minutes)
by MesoAmerican Research Center (9 minutes)
by University of California, Santa Barbara (19 minutes)