These excellent books will help you create resilient gardens and communities.

Ecological Garden Design
Gaia's Garden, by Toby Hemenway
Edible Forest Gardens, vol. 1 and 2, by Dave Jacke

Vegetable Gardening
The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, by Edward Smith
Seed to Seed, by Suzanne Ashworth
The New Organic Grower, by Eliot Coleman
The Biological Farmer, Gary Zimmer

Fruits and Berries
The Backyard Orchardist, by Stella Otto
The Backyard Berry Book, by Stella Otto
Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden, by Lee Reich

Composting and Soil
Start with the Soil, by Grace Gershuny
Mycelium Running, by Paul Stamets

Resilient Communities
The Transition Handbook, by Rob Hopkins
The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan
Deep Economy, by Bill McKibben
Eat Here, Brian Halweil
Peak Everything, Richard Heinberg