"Eliot Coleman's books have been called Bibles for small farmers and home gardeners."
— Dan Barber, Chef Blue Hill and Blue Hill Stone Barns
"I have been a devotee of Eliot's for years, fully agreeing with his methods for growing in winter, spring, summer, and fall, tasty nutritious produce with a minimal consumption of fossil fuels."
— Martha Stewart, best-selling author, magazine publisher, and television host
Eliot Coleman [is] one of America's most innovative farmers.
— Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food
"I know of no other person who can produce better results on the land with an economy of effort and means than Eliot. He has transformed gardening from a task, to a craft, and finally to what Stewart Brand would call 'local science'."
— Paul Hawken, best-selling author and entrepreneur
"If we are going to create a good, clean, fair food system, we've got to learn how grow affordable, local food year-round and make a living at it. Eliot Coleman knows more about this than anyone I've met."
— Josh Viertel, former President, Slow Food USA