5 Reasons Why You Need A Food Forest, and How To Create One

Want a beautiful, abundant yard that provides tasty treats without requiring all the upkeep of a conventional lawn?

You need a food forest!

  • A food forest is a type of garden that’s designed to mimic the structure and function of natural forest ecosystems

Food forests have a lot of benefits, including:

  1. Provide sustainable food
  2. Need minimal maintenance when designed right
  3. Low cost
  4. Contribute to ecological health
  5. Create an oasis for humans and animals

And the best part? You can grow a food forest just about anywhere. Yup, even your own backyard!

Watch the video above for a quick overview of the benefits of food forests, and check out our Food Forests 101 video for a more in-depth look at how to start your own food forest.

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