Fort Collins Food Co-op Phone: (970) 484-7448 250 E. Mountain Ave. Fort Collins, CO 80521
Sun: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Mon: 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM
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Wed: 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM
Thu: 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Eagle Community Market Phone: (970) 328-5552 106 Grand Ave. Eagle, CO 81631
Mon: 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Fri: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Cottonwood Health Cottage Phone: (970) 353-2939 2412 17th St Greeley, CO 80634
Mon: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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Grow a Food Forest in Colorado
A food forest is a multi-layered composition of food producing plant species. Implemented properly, a food forest is a low maintenance garden that combines trees, shrubs and ground plants to produce useful and edible food like fruits, seeds, nuts and herbs.
This is a great way to eat more organic food in your daily life.
A food forest is a permaculture design element consisting of seven layers from the canopy and shrubs on down past the soil layer.
Following are some options for your Colorado food forest. All of these plants are routinely available in areas where they thrive.
The Pacific willow is propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed, Sprigs. With a bloom period in Spring, the fruit/seed period begins in Spring and ends in Summer.
The Pacific willow is Native to CO. It requires precipitation between 16 and 24 inches of rain annually.
The Pacific willow (Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra) is in the Willow family. It’s drought tolerance is Low and requires a minimum temperature of -30°F.
While a plant species may generally thrive and fruit in Colorado, you may be in a climate that isn’t optimal.
Consult your local garden supplier or continue researching in order to find plants, shrubs and ground cover that match your specific hardiness zone, rainfall and direct sun.
We hope you enjoy creating your food forest! Submit a picture and your garden could be featured on this site!
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