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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.

NEW PLANTS ADDED TO OUR ONLINE STOCK - Hops, Daubenton kale, trazels, Asian pears, Japanese plums. Also more apples, haws, medlars, pears, quinces.

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

Our Next Course:

Our Latest Publication:

Growing Nut Crops

Learn how to grow, harvest and process major and lesser nut crops. 14-15 October 2017 - SOME SPACES LEFT!

Book now!

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. Next course with spaces May 2018

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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.

Click here to see more video's and radio interviews.

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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Strawberry guava fruits from the forest garden greenhouse .... the crop from one 1m high tree! ... See MoreSee Less

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Cornelian cherries harvested from our large-fruited Bulgarian selections. Birds don't seem to go for them, maybe because they are astringent until dark red. ... See MoreSee Less

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Some of the smaller plants in the forest garden greenhouse: (1) Lagos spinach, Celosia argentea (2) Pigeon pea, Cajanas cajan (3) Red Malabar spinach, Basella alba 'Rubra'. ... See MoreSee Less

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