November 18, 2020
Definition: The practice of integrating trees, forages, and grazing livestock under one beneficial system.
A Closer Look: The Forest Garden Approach does not train farmers to implement a full silvopasture system with larger livestock, such as cows, because Forest Gardens usually cover a small land area that has many crops and trees growing in the space. Instead, Forest Garden farmers are encouraged to use cut-and-carry systems to keep their livestock nourished.
Although silvopasture is not a part of the Forest Garden Approach training, it is a common agroforestry technique used across the globe.
Benefits of Silvopasture: