At its simplest, the term agroforestry means incorporating trees into a farm. Agroforestry has been used across millennia and cultures, and we can find examples both in modern-day agriculture and ancient farming systems.
We’re back with the next installment of Everything You Need to Know. Today we’re talking about food forests and answering these questions: Why plant a food forest instead of vegetable beds? How does food forestry connect with permaculture and agroforestry practices, and where do Jewish agricultural values fit in?
We’re honored to be featured in a recent Civil Eats article about the rise of pay-what-you-can farm stands around the country!
Welcome to our second Volunteer Spotlight, featuring Garit Imhoff! Not only is Garit an integral member of our Rise-and-Shine crew, he’s also a beloved fixture at Farm events, where he provides face painting and humor as Sugar Bear the Clown.
The President of Food Tank on Farmers, Nutrition, and Rural Farming
Daron “Farmer D” Joffe, founding director of Coastal Roots Farm, writes about the power of community farms to transform neighborhoods.