Growth Habit Gooseberries are a somewhat unusual fruit that are greatly prized in all other northern countries but hardly known on this side of the Atlantic. Many varieties of this
We love this plant. Perhaps you have heard that the berries taste similar to blueberries. The berries do, in fact, taste similar to blueberries, but even better. This native plant
We had our Zumbathon fundraiser at the first part of this month, and before the month has passed, we want to share our success. Wisconsin Food Forests’ (WFF) first annual
American hazelnut (Corylus americana) is a medium-sized shrub that is easily grown in average, medium, or well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. This shrub is part of our
Ripening in July, currant (Ribes) bushes give us fruits that hang down like little jewels in the hot summer sun. That has been said so many times, it’s a bit
The first spring I spent in Madison, I was surprised and delighted by the gorgeous, magical trees with the lavender (Pink to reddish purple flowers) diaphanous blooms that resemble lace.
On August 20, Emily Steinwehe and Madelon Wise from Wisconsin Food Forests went on a road trip to the Blanchardville area in Wisconsin’s Driftless Area to visit The Little Red
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