Posts Tagged ‘Food Forest’

This is a good video tour of a Four year old food forest, I would say this is a definite watch for anyone who needs a better understanding of a food forest system and what it entails. The video owner has many such like videos showcasing his project’s entire history (journey).

Video: (4Year Old Food Forest, Bay Area California USA) [19 Min’s]

https://youtu.be/L5RfruUjL1w

Further Reading / Articles about Food Forests:

Previous Post / Article on a 20 Year old Mature medicinal Food Forest

Previous Post -Video Tour of a Front Garden Food Forest in Denver USA

 

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Here we have proof that the Forest Gardening method Does in fact work despite the skepticism that we Permies will inevitable experience from traditional ”Horticultural / Mono-cultural Society” types, in this 5 minute, well narrated and presented video, the land owner discusses his land and the project how it has come on since 1994.
This is a great video to watch to be able to understand the Forest Garden concept.


The main article where I came across this video is Here on the Permaculture News site, and below I have added a few images of the 7 basic layers of the Forest Garden concept:

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7 Layers of the Food Forest in Permaculture

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A Food Forest incorporating a Hugel / Swale combination

 

Here we have a great, well spread out system that is quite mature, the 14 minute video takes you on a tour of the site and the various zones plus you get to see an artists map of the entire site. They discovered Permaculture Methods about 15 years ago after acquiring the site about 20 years ago  and since they have increased their on site species list to around 460

The World CAN Be Changed by people like this …