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The Forest Garden Vision

  1. 1. The Forest Garden Vision Kazakhstan, Polycultures, and Eden www.appleseedpermaculture.com Ethan C. Roland, AppleSeed Permaculture LLC With Gratitude to Dave Jacke, Eric Toensmeier, and Dyami Nason-Regan. Apios Institute
  2. 2. The Permaculture Pie biochar/ bioremediation terra preta composting & aquaculture food forestry compost tea coppice perennial woodcrafts vegetables & biomass apiculture keyline mycoscaping management- alternative intensive grazing currencies earthworks edible forest green architecture natural building gardening
  3. 3. The Permaculture Pie biochar/ bioremediation terra preta composting & aquaculture food forestry compost tea coppice perennial woodcrafts vegetables & biomass apiculture keyline mycoscaping management- alternative intensive grazing currencies earthworks natural building edible forest green architecture gardening
  4. 4. GAIA UNIVERSITY NORTHEAST www.gaianortheast.org
  5. 5. 5
  6. 6. “Multi-Gene Cuisine” Sweden Kazakhstan Home Japan Chile New Zealand
  7. 7. Balsgard, Sweden
  8. 8. Japan: Sacred Fruit
  9. 9. Japan Apples
  10. 10. Japan Apples
  11. 11. Japan Apples
  12. 12. Research, Chile
  13. 13. Kazakhstan: The Origin of Apples
  14. 14. Kazakhstan: The Origin of Apples • Tian-Shan Mountains
  15. 15. Kazakhstan: The Origin of Apples • Tian-Shan Mountains
  16. 16. Kazakhstan: The Origin of Apples • Tian-Shan Mountains • Similar climate, temperate forests…
  17. 17. Kazakhstan: Zailisky Range
  18. 18. Valley, Zailisky Range
  19. 19. Ancient Trees 40-50ft tall 80-100 years old
  20. 20. Ancient Trees 40-50ft tall 80-100 years old
  21. 21. Tree Size Wild Kazakh tree 60-70ft US Orchard Apple Tree 12-15ft Ethan 5’10”
  22. 22. The Wild Apple Forest
  23. 23. Diversity!
  24. 24. Aimak Djangaliev
  25. 25. The Silk Road
  26. 26. The Silk Road
  27. 27. The Silk Road
  28. 28. The Silk Road
  29. 29. Why Visit the Origin?
  30. 30. Why Visit the Origin? • Center of Diversity
  31. 31. Why Visit the Origin? • Center of Diversity • Interesting Traits:
  32. 32. Ridgetop, 5300ft
  33. 33. EMAL27 EMAL27 1616m N43.22.11’ E77.40.38’ 53mm avg. diameter Amazing Lemon- Candy Flavor
  34. 34. EMAL25 EMAL25 1619m N43.22.11’ E77.40.36’ 49mm avg. diameter Bitter-Sweet. Wild red- flesh variety.
  35. 35. EMAL25 EMAL25 1619m N43.22.11’ E77.40.36’ 49mm avg. diameter Bitter-Sweet. Wild red- flesh variety.
  36. 36. Eden?
  37. 37. Eden?
  38. 38. Eden?
  39. 39. Eden?
  40. 40. Eden?
  41. 41. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…?
  42. 42. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears,
  43. 43. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots,
  44. 44. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries,
  45. 45. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries, • Plums,
  46. 46. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts,
  47. 47. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts, • Almonds,
  48. 48. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts, • Almonds, • Pistachios,
  49. 49. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries,
  50. 50. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  51. 51. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  52. 52. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Walnuts, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  53. 53. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  54. 54. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  55. 55. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  56. 56. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Hawthornes,
  57. 57. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Hawthornes,
  58. 58. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  59. 59. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  60. 60. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  61. 61. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  62. 62. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Onions, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  63. 63. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Onions, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Cannabis, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  64. 64. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Onions, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Cannabis, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Sorrels, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  65. 65. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Onions, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Cannabis, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Sorrels, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Umbels, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  66. 66. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Onions, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Cannabis, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Sorrels, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Umbels, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Rhubarbs, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes,
  67. 67. What Else Grows in the Wild Apple Forests…? • Pears, • Grapes, • Apricots, • Rosehips, • Currants, • Raspberries, • Cherries, • Hops, • Plums, • Barberries, • Onions, • Walnuts, • Bilberries, • Cannabis, • Elderberries, • Almonds, • Sorrels, • Pistachios, • Silverberries, • Umbels, • Mulberries, • Seaberries, • Rhubarbs, • Gooseberries, • Hawthornes, • and more…
  68. 68. The Wild Apple Forest
  69. 69. The Wild Food Forest
  70. 70. Monoculture Mind 30
  71. 71. Monoculture Mind 31
  72. 72. Monoculture Mind 32
  73. 73. What can we do? 33
  74. 74. Monoculture Mind 34
  75. 75. Polyculture Paradise! 35
  76. 76. Polyculture Paradise! 36
  77. 77. Polyculture Paradise! 37
  78. 78. Polyculture Paradise! 38
  79. 79. Edible Forest Garden: A Definition
  80. 80. Edible Forest Garden: A Definition • A consciously designed ecosystem that mimics the structure and function of temperate forests.
  81. 81. Edible Forest Garden: A Definition • A consciously designed ecosystem that mimics the structure and function of temperate forests.
  82. 82. Edible Forest Garden: A Definition • A consciously designed ecosystem that mimics the structure and function of temperate forests. • A perennial polyculture of multipurpose plants – Perennial = 3-3000+ yrs – Mono vs. Poly – Each species fulfills AT LEAST 3 functions (7 f’s)
  83. 83. Edible Forest Garden: A Definition • A consciously designed ecosystem that mimics the structure and function of temperate forests. • A perennial polyculture of multipurpose plants – Perennial = 3-3000+ yrs – Mono vs. Poly – Each species fulfills AT LEAST 3 functions (7 f’s) • Forest Gardens: Like vs. In
  84. 84. Perennial Polyculture Medlar (Mespilus germanica) Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Common Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) Blue Comfrey (Symphytum grandiflorum)
  85. 85. Production Scale
  86. 86. ‘Support A’ Polyculture
  87. 87. TBD understory
  88. 88. 44
  89. 89. 45
  90. 90. 46
  91. 91. 47
  92. 92. Kazakh Mimic Patch 2006 Photo: Ethan Roland
  93. 93. Kazakh Mimic Patch 2006
  94. 94. Kazakh Mimic Patch 2008 50
  95. 95. Kazakh Mimic Patch 2009 51
  96. 96. The Wild Food Forest
  97. 97. The Wild Food Forests 53
  98. 98. 54
  99. 99. 55
  100. 100. The Forest Garden Vision Kazakhstan, Polycultures, and Eden www.appleseedpermaculture.com Ethan C. Roland, AppleSeed Permaculture LLC With Gratitude to Dave Jacke, Eric Toensmeier, and Dyami Nason-Regan. Apios Institute

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