Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.”
A short video about a food forest.
A seven minute basic overview of edible forest systems.
In this video, Juli and Jeff Gillies demonstrate a wide array of permaculture homesteading techniques on their 5 acres in Alberta, Canada. In just a couple of years they have transformed their land – an old junk yard – into a beautiful and productive garden, complete with a food forest and up-cycled raised beds.
Food forests are at the heart of Permaculture and fast becoming a hot topic in many areas of debate as people realize their full potential.