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.

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Trees for Gardens, Orchards and Permaculture

Martin Crawford's new book with a selection of over one hundred of the best productive trees that can be grown in Europe and North America.


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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.


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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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Late fruit harvesting today - plum yews (Cephalotaxus harringtonia drupacea). A unique flavour - sweet, butterscotch, resinous - though skins a bit tough. A nice nibble at this time of year when there are few fruits to harvest. (£1 coin for scale) ... See MoreSee Less

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Busy with the nut harvest - sweet chestnuts are late this year but the burrs are finally starting to split and the nuts fall. These are Castanea crenata 'Marki'. ... See MoreSee Less

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Pineapple guava (Acca/Feijoa sellowiana) needs summer warmth to set and grow fruits and this summer in Britain has been mediocre. But these fruits are growing nicely in our polytunnel... ... See MoreSee Less

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