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Tim Smit introduces Forest Gardening and we meet Martin Crawford and take a tour of his unique Forest Garden, full of unusual foods, fibres and medicinal plants and demonstrating a low intervention, natural way of growing. Centred around a key interview with Martin the film uses drone shots for never seen before vantage points of his Forest Garden and of its true resourcefulness and beauty.
What once stood as a flat field in 1994, is today a multi layered, ecosystem of trees, shrubs and ground covers, producing fruits, nuts, and medicinal products. Forest Gardening is a designed agronomic system based on trees, shrubs and perennial plants mimicking the structure of a natural forest.
Narrated by Sir Tim Smit KBE, creator of The Eden Project | http://edenproject.com
For more information about Agroforestry Research Trust | http://agroforestry.co.uk
Produced by Permaculture People | http://permaculturepeopleuk.tumblr.com
for Permaculture magazine | http://permaculture.co.uk
Logo designed by HIP Permaculture | http://hippermaculture.com
Aerial shots thanks to Tony Keen and Malcolm Baldwin
Camera operator Mihali Moore http://mihalimoore.co.uk
Living with the Land | The Films
Living with the Land' is a series of nine short online films free to view and distribute. Produced by Permaculture People for Permaculture magazine the films showcase the people and projects in the UK designing ecologically sound and regenerative land based practices. The films will be released to coincide with the build-up to the 12th International Permaculture Convergence, in London this Sepetember | https://ipcuk.events
To see all nine films see http://www.permaculture.co.uk/living-with-the-land