Edible Forest Garden

Demonstration Gardens

OBJECTIVE: Provide diverse yield of fruits, nuts, berries, greens, as well as wildlife habitat, Mimic the structure and function of a natural woodlands ecosystem, emphasizing low-maintenance perennial crops, Demonstrate the use of permaculture, a holistic approach based on ecological principles and productive patterns in nature, Design an intensive food forest on a small scale, replicable in a suburban back yard
CURRICULUM CONTENT: Horticulture, Soil Science, Ecology, Permaculture
THE SUBURBAN LANDSCAPE: Food production, Edible landscape