Forest Farming Vs. Forest Gardening; the difference?
In our pursuit of discovering forest farmers for the writing of our book (www.FarmingTheWoods.com), we’ve received a lot of responses from folks around developing forest gardens. This post describes the difference between the two practices:
With many agricultural and horticultural practices out in the world, there are many lines that one can draw in the sand; some useful and some less so. When writing a book it is useful to contain your content a bit as you can quickly see the book getting bigger while watering down key concepts. So, for the sake of discussion and comprehension it is good to distinguish one thing from another. In practice, especially in permaculture design, the lines between forest gardening and forest farming blur together.
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