Re: [pfaf] Forest Garden Case Studies Needed for New Permanent Publications Book
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On Jul 2, 2013, at 11:29 PM, Darren wrote:
> Tomas Remiarz |
> Monday, 24th June 2013
> Are you involved in a forest garden or polyculture project? Why not get
> in touch and have your project feature in a new book to help future growers.
> I am beginning work on a new book about forest gardens together with
> Permanent Publications. We want to include a number of case studies of
> existing forest gardens in this book, to show how the concept has
> evolved from its initial conception. The primary purpose is to give an
> accessible account of perennial polycultures people have actually
> planted and managed, and what they have learned from it. The secondary
> purpose is to establish a baseline of existing perennial polycultures to
> enable more detailed academic studies in the future.
> If you have been involved in creating and maintaining forest gardens or
> similar polycultures, I would like to hear from you and potentially
> include a case study of your system(s) in the project. The idea is to
> show the successes and problems of real-life projects, so it does not
> matter if you don't see your system as perfect, or even feel you didn't
> start on the right footing – whatever you learned in the process may
> provide useful lessons for future planters.
> This research is aimed at temperate forest gardens anywhere in the world
> with a focus on cool temperate areas, but I am also interested in
> Mediterranean systems.To participate, you can start by filling in the
> baseline survey which is online at
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