The Forest Feast: an excerpt

Chapter 4 At the Cornell campus in Ithaca, NY, there is a woodlot called the MacDaniels Nut Grove where students and the public come to learn about forest farming.  In the fall of 2006, a memorable culinary occasion was held there called the forest feast in conjunction with a course  called Practicum in Forest Farming. […]

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:

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.

Are ramps being overharvested?

High-value woodland plants are in danger of being overharvested, and because we have degraded our forests down so much, enjoying the food and medicinal aspects of these plants may require us to grow them.