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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In the glasshouse after cutting the borage down once it reached head height! Borage has a low C:N ratio like comfrey and is recycled quickly by soil organisms .... also very satisfying to cut with a sickle. Meanwhile Pineapple guava (Acca sellowiana) is flowering nicely. ... See MoreSee Less

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Views of the larger 1/2 acre (2000 sq m) young forest garden on our young site. Broom (Cytisus scoparius) in full flower is being used as a nurse shrub as the site is exposed (increasingly so up the slope towards top of photo) ... trees like the company of other trees. No underplanting yet so still the original grasses beneath the trees. ... See MoreSee Less

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It's a grim wet day outside ... but exciting in the forest garden greenhouse with planting of exotic fruits .... Banana 'Orinoco', Cherimoya 'Fino de Jete', Litchi 'Mauritius', Mango 'Irwin', Strawberry guava, White sapote 'McDill'. ... See MoreSee Less

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