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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.

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.

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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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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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To backtrack a bit, this is a couple of months ago in the forest garden greenhouse project when we were installing underground pipework. There is more than a kilometre of pipes under the ground for air to be passed down. The amazing Graham Soper (in his 70's) doing the digger work. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our new Forest Garden Greenhouse is being erected now ... a 430 sq metre greenhouse with integrated soil heat storage and release system (as per Jerome Osentowski) which should be subtropical to tropical inside once all up and functioning. Looking forward to growing avocados, citrus, mango, litchi ...! ... See MoreSee Less

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Forest gardening / Food forests seminar

September 24, 2016, 9:30am - September 25, 2016, 4:30am

A weekend for more experienced growers who have started their forest garden. Share problems tips and solutions, visit the ART forest gardens to see specific things of interest, and sample forest garden food.

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