The Agroforestry Research Trust is a non-profit making charity, registered in England, which researches into temperate agroforestry and into all aspects of plant cropping and uses, with a focus on tree, shrub and perennial crops.

A map showing a network of agroforestry consultants is now Here

Click here to read more about us.                     See below for publications, seeds and other products.

Plant ordering will go live again in early July for autumn/winter delivery.

Our Next Course:

Our Latest Publication:

Forest Gardening /
Food Forests
Design Course

Learn how to design, implement and maintain a temperate forest garden or food forest, with frequent visits into our 19-year-old established forest garden. June course FULL - next course with spaces 15-17 July 2016

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How to grow your own Nuts

Martin Crawford's new book covering all aspects of nut growing for gardeners and small commercial producers. 

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Find everything you need to start your own Forest Garden or Agroforestry project:

Everything about Agroforestry…

The video below shows a portrait of our Forest Garden, shot in the Spring of 2015.

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Research Site Tours

The Agroforestry Research Trust is inviting interested visitors on a tour of our each of our three sites, led by Martin Crawford. Numbers are limited to 25 adults. Children are welcome as long as they are supervised.

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Third layer of IBC tanks making up our "water wall" on the north side of the glasshouse. The lower two layers are just a thermal store, the top layer will be both a store and source of irrigation water. ... See MoreSee Less

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First plants to overwinter in the glasshouse. Jelly palm (Butia capitata) for fruits, Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) for leaves and fruit rind flavourings, pineapple, and some mango gingers (Curcuma amada) for the mango + ginger flavoured rhizomes. ... See MoreSee Less

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