Amy Goldman is an accomplished home gardener, seed saver and collector, and a recognized authority on the art of growing vegetables. Every summer she grows hundreds of different varieties of vegetables in her gardens in the Hudson Valley of New York. She has won many prizes and awards for her displays of heirlooms, including grand championships in vegetables at state, county and regional fairs and flower shows. Goldman is author of The Compleat Squash: A Passionate Grower's Guide to Pumpkins, Squashes, and Gourds (Artisan, 2004); and Melons for the Passionate Grower (Artisan, 2002) — both recipients of Book of the Year awards from the American Horticultural Society.
Rare Forms Amy Goldman preserves the miracles of her garden, transforming them into works of art through sculpture, photography, and writing.