Author: Madelon Oostwoud
Food forests are receiving a lot of attention because they contribute to sustainable food production. They have a high biodiversity and enrich the soil; they are completely self-sufficient and climate-resistant. Pioneers in the field of food forests have already shown that their fields yielded more healthy yields at a lower cost. supporting food forests form a fully-fledged alternative to developed agriculture.
This book is the ideal source of knowledge and inspiration for anyone who wants to create a food forest. This book is interesting for owners and/or managers of nature reserves or wooded areas, private land or estate owners, forest and nature managers, civil servants, farmers, market gardeners and permaculturists. "Anyone who wants to get started in their own green area has a wonderful source of inspiration with this book." - Taco Blom, Permaculture School Netherlands
The book contains a wealth of background information and provides valuable tips on ecology and landscape, animal life, management, yield and much more. - Broad background information - Designing, planning and planting a food forest - Handy lists and tips - 18 example projects including floor plans and plant lists - With separate plant guide with 250 edible species - Beautifully illustrated From the press "Very inspired and diverse!" - stubbornly happy Madelon Oostwoud is a designer and garden author. They have been growing vegetables, fruit and herbs in the stamp garden behind her house for years. She has a food forest in North Holland, gives lectures and workshops and writes for garden magazines. Madelon previously wrote the bestseller 'A small edible garden with perennials' >> which was nominated for the Jan Wolkers Boekenprijs 2016. permaculture, food forests, forest gardens, forest edge garden, edible plants, edible garden, sustainable gardening, ecological gardening, natural gardening, sustainable food, sustainable agriculture, moving agriculture, restorative agriculture