Home
About
Summer Camp
Activities
Agroforestry
Education
Community Building
Pictures
Permaculture
Projects
Resources
Henry George
Contact us
Join Our Email List
Sign our Guestbook!
Facebook icon

Member School of Living
 
Agroforestry

A definition:

[Agroforestry]...involves the intentional manipulation of forested lands to produce food, medicinal or decorative products in addition to timber and firewood. Forest crops with economic potential in the Northeast include the herbal medicinal plants American ginseng (panex quinquefolium) and golden seal (hydrastis canadensis), a variety of mushrooms and sugar maple (acer saccharum) sap.

--- Cornell University Department of Natural Resources http://www.dnr.cornell.edu/ext/agroforestry/sare/

Ahimsa Village property is mostly wooded.  It features a mix of hardwoods and pine forest.  We are actively engaged in the following activities:

  1. Mushroom production including Maitake and Shiitake -
  2. Ginseng and golden seal production
  3. Forest herbs
  4. Maple sugaring

Contact Kelle at magicjubilee at yahoo.com if you would like to get involved in any of these projects.


 

Ahimsa Village Community
http://www.ahimsavillage.org
2006 - 2023