Honeyberries (Lancer caerulea L.) are a new fruit that plant breeders have been working on for around 13 years. Plants in this group are edible members of the honeysuckle family (Caprifoliaceae).
Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis), a nod to beauty.
On June 8, 2019, Emily Steinwehe of Wisconsin Food Forests planted our Food Forest Basic Package at Sol Criations Farm Sanctuary, Endeavor, Wisconsin. Sol Criations offers sanctuary to farm animals
We love mulch, and when we install a food forest, we will bring in plenty of wood chips. However, once the planting is established, growing mulch under the tree eliminates
I don’t know about you, but I love spring bulbs (tulips, daffodils) that are planted in the fall. They are so reliable and cheerful and add color to a dreary
On this Earth Day, we think about other species. We all know that honeybees, such as the one feasting on this borage flower, are declining and that their pollination efforts
Hawthorne/Crab Apple Guild To construct a productive forest system, we assemble plants and animals in “guilds” that create a functionally harmonic effect. Harmonic effects are those that, by putting two
Is this beginning to feel like a big subject? Just as a food forest has many layers, so too do the principles that govern a food forest. Succinctly put, edible
Managing forests for their edible benefits to humans is an ancient practice, with evidence and existing food forests having been found in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. As the New
Working With Nature Rather Than Against It Natural Forest A food forest mimics a forest edge that is planted with edible plants. Picture all of the vertical layers of a