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How new food forest courses will add to our larder

Carbon News – ‎November 2, 2013
Many more food forests are likely to spring up around New Zealand as a new tertiary qualification shows how to produce food in ways which mimic forest ecosystems. Food forests are a time-honoured method of growing food in intentionally designed, highly 

New Qualification supports Sustainable Food Production

Scoop – October 30, 2013

“As well as learning the practical skills and knowledge behind the establishment of a food forest, course participants will connect with a lively and growing Food Forest community of practice. They will learn relevant project management skills and the use of online tools to enhance and support collaboration.”

Sustainable ‘Food Forest’ course key

Otago Daily Times – October 30, 2013

The Otago Polytechnic is about to launch what is believed to be New Zealand’s first academic course in designing ”food forests”. Course instructor James Samuel, of Waiheke Island, told the Otago Daily Times yesterday the polytechnic move was a sign food forests were becoming part of the mainstream.

New qualification supports sustainable food production

Voxy – October 29, 2013

Many more Food Forests are likely to spring up around New Zealand as a new tertiary qualification shows how to produce food in ways which mimic forest eco-systems. Food Forests are a time honoured method of growing food in intentionally designed, highly productive, multi layered systems of mostly perennial plants.