How to Create an Endless Supply of Free “Woodchips”

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this post, I’ll outline a cost-effective and sustainable method of obtaining woody mulch for your food forest. For this ‘workflow’ to work, you need to have a source of woody material on your land. This can be a forest or other (unwanted) woody vegetation growing on your property that you can then selectively clear […]

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How to Use Forest Fungi to Improve Soil Quality and Bulletproof Your Food Forest Against Disease

Reading Time: 24 minutes Note: this is a rather long post that explores the mysterious world of forest fungi and their practical permaculture application. If you want a shorter, more hands-on cheatsheet that you can print, fold and put in your pocket as you work on bringing the fungi back to your land, click here.  Think about the last time […]

Everything You Need to Know About Growing Trees From Seeds

Reading Time: 17 minutes Growing trees from seeds is the key plant propagation method from a permaculture perspective. Here’s why… When I grow old, I want to spend my days walking through acre upon acre of a fully-established, mature food forest, picking fruit from trees I planted 40 years ago, watching branches slowly swaying in the gentle breeze, and […]

How to Create a Food Forest – Step-by-Step Guide

Reading Time: 18 minutes Grow 3-5X More Food with Less Maintenance Compared to Conventional Gardening We are going to cover a lot of ground in this post, so I put together a free package of resources that will help you implement what you learn in this post. Be sure to grab it before you leave! If you are wondering […]

How to Choose the Most Suitable Plants for Your Food Forest

Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to growing plants in your food forest you always have two choices: Option 1. Adapt the plants to your site conditions; OR Option 2. Adapt your site conditions to the plants. The option of adapting your site conditions to the plants is definitely one where you’ll need to continuously put extra effort […]