Media covers Forest Farming as Campaign Counts Down (audio & video)

We promote Forest Farming and Mushroom production and share information so others can achieve success cultivating non-timber forest products. With this in mind, please enjoy the following articles, audio, and video presentations. Our campaign video explains the book and why we need your gift to promote the best practices in sustainable forest farming.

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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.

Indigenous and Historical Approaches: an excerpt

Chapter 2 Alongside the rapid and expansive growth of industrial agriculture were a small group of academics and agronomists who proposed strong arguments for the role tree crops could play in a more sustainable food system. Unfortunately, attention was really only paid to high-value commodity tropical crops such as coffee and cocoa, and little paid […]

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.