Farming the Woods author Steve Gabriel on “The Permaculture Podcast”

Conversation with author Steve Gabriel & Scott Mann of the Permaculture Podcast. They discuss the relationship between permaculture and agroforestry and consider many specific forest farming systems.

Forest Farming vs. Forest Gardening: What’s the Difference?

In practice, especially in permaculture design, the lines between forest gardening and forest farming blur together. 

Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel define the two practices as follows:

Help promote the promise of farming the woods (video)

Please support our work to document and connect forest farmers in the temperate climates of North America. We are writing a book about the practice, theory, and principles of Forest Farming based on our years of research and successful real-world examples. About Us We are an agroforestry professor & researcher (Ken Mudge) and an extension […]

Pattern Languages Bridge the Gap Between Theory and Practice: an excerpt

Your comments on this summary text are welcome on the form at the bottom of this page. Read full article at author Steve Gabriel’s blog: AgroforestrySolutions.com Since the publishing of A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander in 1977, a handful of enthusiasts have taken an appreciation not only to the content of the book, but […]

Chelsea Green to Publish Forest Farming Book

This upcoming book presents the agroforestry practice of forest farming. Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel capture the basic patterns and practices of this uncommon form of agriculture capturing the imagination of small farmers, permaculture designers, and small woodlot owners.