Food Forest is forestgarden where edible planting of plants will copy the natural ecosystem and natural patterns.
Food Forest is like real forest, reaching up to the sky, than reaching underground. Here is all forest fronts or layers – high tree layer (Juglans Regia), low tree layer (Malus Domestica), bush layer (Ribes nigrum), shrub layer (Vaccinium Myrtillus), herb layer (Allium Ursinum), moss layer (Cetraria Islandica). Some would like to add on the moss layer also mycelial layer (mushrooms) and in bush layer also vertical layer (climbing plants). In addition, the Food Forest also has a root layer (vegetable).
Acting like this will fit in one area more plants, insects and animals, who all toghether will create healthy and working ecosystem.
This project is in it starting point. We are planning a poultry yard with 100 ducks , 50 gooses (we have not decided what breed they will be), 20 , 30 and 3 . We have possibility to take also some another bird breeds, but we will start with them. We are planning to build…Read more
The beginning It all started when Aurora saw the first light of Mother Gaia – born in Northern Norway, her favourite food was berries and fruits. But in this place was impossible to grow something nutritious for her. Of course, people had their greenhouses, and everything is possible, when you try hard enough, but for…Read more
Anyone who plants a tree has not lived in vain
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- The Advantages of an edible wild plant hedge from the natural, low-maintenance food forest gardenWild fruits have long been discovered by star chefs and gourmets for their excellent aroma. Once from grandmother’s pantry shelf, rosehip, elderberry & co. have become indispensable products for top gastronomy.
- Agroforestry – traditional systems with future potentialAs the term suggests, agroforestry involves establishing trees and other woody perennial plants on an agricultural area to take advantage of the positive interactions between the two components. Here, the area under the trees can be used either for horticultural and arable crops (silvoarable system) or as pasture (silvopastoral system).