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Re: [fukuoka_farming] acorns ( in spain)

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  • riwob@tin.it
    Hola Francisco ! I read interesting things as you say in Ken Fern book Plants for a Future ! Dehesa is a very intersting permaculture example ! Have you any
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 23, 2003
      Hola Francisco !

      I read interesting things as you say in Ken Fern book Plants for a Future
      !
      Dehesa is a very intersting permaculture example !

      Have you any sweet acorn ?

      un saludo y felicidades,all he best !


      Angelo

      >-- Messaggio originale --
      >To: <fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com>
      >From: "francisco" <ban@...>
      >Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2003 07:22:26 +0100
      >Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] acorns ( in spain)
      >Reply-To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
      >
      >
      >hi jamie
      >as you probably know, acorns have been farmed in spain for centuries and
      >still are. in the agropastoral sistem known as dehesa, good quality, heavy
      >bearing, holm and cork oaks are favoured and their seeds are sown to
      >provide new trees.
      >during acorn bearing season , called montanera, the oaks are hit with canes
      >to get their acorns to the ground and make them accesible in quantity to
      >the
      >pigs . these are used to make jamon de bellota ( acorn ham) very appreciated
      >and expensive.
      >to make the montanera last many months,good acorn bearing holm and cork
      oaks
      >have been selected for centuries to cover a long season . this can last
      for
      >4 to 6 month in well managed properties.
      >this sistem of managed woodland, besides being profitable for man, host
      a
      >prolific array of wild life including wintering cranes, wild boar, imperial
      >eagle, black vulture, genet, mongoose, lynx and lots more.
      >holm oak acorns from these selected trees are easily eaten since they are
      >not bitter. I have eaten them and can?t say they are delicious but they
      are
      >definitely edible. acording to the romans they were the staple foood of
      >ancient iberians.
      >francisco
      >
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