Now available: PLANTS FOR YOUR FOOD FOREST: an important new book from PFAF. It focuses on the attributes of plants suitable for food forests, what each can contribute to a food forest ecosystem, including carbon sequestration, and the kinds of foods they yield. The book suggests that community and small-scale food forests can provide a real alternative to intensive industrialised agriculture, and help to combat the many inter-related environmental crises that threaten the very future of life on Earth. More >>>

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Azolla filiculoidesAzolla, Pacific mosquitofern00
Kummerowia stipulaceaKorean Lespedeza, Korean clover01
Lespedeza cuneataChinese Lespedeza, Sericea lespedeza12
Onobrychis viciifoliaSainfoin10
Populus tremulaAspen Poplar, European aspen, Aspen12
Sequoia sempervirensCoastal Redwood, Redwood, California Redwood, Coast Redwood01
Sisymbrium officinaleHedge Mustard12
Azadirachta indicaNeem24
Albizia lucidiorPotka siris tree00
Phlox divaricataWild blue phlox00
Phlox subulataMoss phlox00
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