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.

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

Plant orders have now finished for the 2016/17 winter season - more stock available next autumn.

You can also read about our new Forest garden greenhouse here.

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 22-year-old established forest garden. May and June courses FULL - next course with spaces July 2017

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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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Seedlings of the ground cover mix coming up in the glasshouse. Species in the mix have been chosen for deep rooting (to help decompact soil - borage, umbellifers), beneficial insects (bees and hoverflies), nitrogen fixation (Persian clover). ... See MoreSee Less

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Not a spicy chutney mix but the seeds being sown as the first year ground cover in the greenhouse. The mixture is borage, Persian clover, coriander, dill, cumin, caraway, anise, calendula and nasturtium. Here's Martin broadcasting the mix using the seed fiddle. ... See MoreSee Less

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First fruit from the forest garden greenhouse! Yes I know it's cheating as this satsuma arrived with fruits on it ..... for those of you interested in seeing more weather data please visit our web page at ... See MoreSee Less

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