Knowledge, inspiration & community

We want to make the food forest movement bigger. And more professional. And, we want to do this together with you, the food forest enthusiast. There are many ways you can participate on this platform. Create a free account soon, check out all the food forests, do one of our courses or read more and join the association as well.

399  Food forests

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The Association Food from the Forest

Food from the Forest has been around for 7 years and has been an association since 21-10-23. We are doing this to make the food forest movement ever stronger in breadth but also in quality, without losing its bottom up character.

Any food enthusiast can participate, but we designed it so that professional food forest entrepreneurs and experts also have a place.

Read more and also become a member.

Monitoring my forest

Listen to the FoodForestcast

Budgeting my food forest

The experts in the podcast on food forest startups

This is the issue that most concerns the food forest world: how do we get young planting stock, often starting out on poor soils, or competing with grass, healthy and large as quickly as possible in the midst of an increasingly serious climate crisis? We ask that

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Dutch Courses

Our annual training course has three components that can be taken separately or in any combination: basic, design and food forest plan. In addition, we also provide a three-day training to learn to propagate your own planting stock and a three-day in-depth soil course.

annual training 2024

Modular Year Training 1: March-October 2024

Start: Wed Mar 20, 2024

End: Wed Oct 16, 2024

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lovely property

Module Basic food forest 1: March-April 2024

Start: Wed Mar 20, 2024

End: Wed Apr 17, 2024

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Soil and (plant) health

Start: Wed May 01, 2024

End: Wed Jun 05, 2024

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kettleweed

Module Design food forest 1: May-June 2024

Start: wed May 08, 2024

End: Wed Jun 26, 2024

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lovely property

Module Basic food forest 2: May-June 2024

Start: Fri May 17, 2024

End: Fri Jun 14, 2024

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annual training 2024

Modular Year Training 2: May-December 2024

Start: Fri May 17, 2024

End: Fri Dec 13, 2024

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bulletin board

Module Food forest plan 1: September-October 2024

Start: Wed Sep 04, 2024

End: Wed Oct 16, 2024

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Soil and (plant) health - fall 2024

Start: Wed Sep 04, 2024

End: Wed Oct 09, 2024

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kettleweed

Module Design food forest 2: September-October 2024

Start: Fri Sep 06, 2024

End: Fri Oct 25, 2024

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bulletin board

Module Food forest plan 2: November-December 2024

Start: Fri Nov 01, 2024

End: Fri Dec 13, 2024

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399
Food forests

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Participants

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Hectares

design of food forest

Four food forest themes and their rationale

Stichting Voedselbosbouw developed four food forest themes in 2018. For Welna estate, but of course also interesting for other food forests. Below you can see them. If you click on them you will get more information. Under each theme but also at the bottom of this

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Who are our teachers?

We want you to learn from the top experts in the field. All of whom are self-willed pioneers, but who tell one story together. About how you put abundance to work and learn to understand nature.

Something to ask or offer? Share it on the message board

Do you have anything to offer? Wood for example, or seeds. Or do you have something to ask? Do you need help with planting days or are you looking for land? Don't look any further and post it on the message board.

New Food forest grower wanted region of Eindhoven

Posted on : May 6, 2024

By : Jeroen De Geus

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Masterclass Introduction to Syntropic Agriculture | May 12, 16:00 - 18.30

Posted on : May 2, 2024

By : Suzanne van der Velde

Food forests: Food Swamp South Park

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Wanted: books on food forests

Posted on : April 28, 2024

By : Gijs Tolmeijer

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dryer

Posted on : April 14, 2024

By : Hinke Grasman

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