Wendy Priesnitz is a Canadian alternative education and environmental advocate. She was leader of the Green Party of Canada from July 1996 to January 1997, when she abruptly resigned.
She is known for her advocacy of homeschooling/unschooling and home-based/green business. She founded the Canadian Alliance of Home Schoolers in 1979, and is the author of numerous books on homeschooling. Since 1976, she has co-owned and edited Natural Life, an award-winning sustainable lifestyles magazine. In 2002, she founded Life Learning Magazine, which she owns and edits. She is listed in Canadian Who's Who and Who's Who of Canadian Women.Priesnitz, Wendy (1976). Summer love, winter fires. The Alternate Press. ISBN 0-920118-00-3.
Priesnitz, Wendy (1987). School Free - The Homeschooling Handbook. The Alternate Press. ISBN 0-920118-04-6.
Priesnitz, Wendy (1990). Markham: Canada's community of the future : a contemporary portrait. Windsor Publications, in co-operation with the Markham Board of Trade. ISBN 0-89781-327-8.
Priesnitz, Wendy (1991). The House Where I Grew Up. The Alternate Press. ISBN 0-920118-03-8.
Priesnitz, Wendy; Heidi Priesnitz (1993). The Natural Life Cookbook. The Alternate Press. ISBN 0-920118-17-8.
Priesnitz, Wendy (1996). Bringing It Home - A Home Business Start-Up Guide for You and Your Family. The Alternate Press. ISBN 0-920118-99-2.
Priesnitz, Wendy (2000). Challenging Assumptions in Education. The Alternate Press. ISBN 0-920118-05-4.