A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perennials, helping increase biodiversity, protect valuable habitat for beneficial insects, and promote food security and resilience, all while providing an abundant annual harvest. This practical manual for a home-scale perennial polyculture garden covers all the steps to guide the reader through the process including:. - getting started: site assessment and planning. - tending the forest garden: maintaining soil health, succession planning, mulching, pruning and more. - the fruits of your labour: crop profiles, harvest, storage, nutrition and recipes. 238 pages, paperback (USA). Darrell Frey and Michelle Czolba.