Farming the woods : an integrated permaculture approach to growing food and medicinals in temperate forests / Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel ; foreword by John F. Munsell.
Farming the Woods covers in detail how to cultivate, harvest, and market high-value nontimber forest crops such as American ginseng, shiitake mushrooms, raps (wild leeks), maple syrup, fruit and nut trees, ornamentals, and more. Along with profiles of forest farmers from around the country, readers are also provided comprehensive information on historical perspectives of forest farming; mimicking the forest in a changing climate; cultivation of medicinal crops; cultivation of food crops; crating a forest nursery; harvesting and utilizing wood products; the role of animals in the forest farm; and how to design your forest farm and manage it once it's established
- ISBN: 9781603585071
- ISBN: 1603585079
- Physical Description: xv, 359 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
- Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2014.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
What is forest farming? -- Historical perspectives on farming the woods -- Mimicking the forest in a changing climate -- Food from the forest: fruits, nuts, and more -- Forest cultivation of mushrooms -- Forest medicinals -- A nursery in the forest -- Wood products -- Animals in the forest -- Designing and managing a forest farm
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