D & L Health Foods Phone: (765) 668-7778 1330 W 4th St Marion, IN 46952
Mon: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tue: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wed: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Fri: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Bloomingfoods – Farmer's Market Phone: (812) 339-4442 401 N. Morton St. Bloomington, IN 47404
Mon: 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Sat: 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM
A & B Natural Foods Inc Phone: (260) 432-2104 5960 W Jefferson Blvd Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Sun: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Mon: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Tue: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Wed: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Thu: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Fri: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
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Growing Your Own Indiana Food Forest
A food forest uses available garden space to combine food producing plant species. This multi-layer composition can be low-maintenance, combining trees, shrubs and ground cover in order to produce edible foods including herbs, fruits, seeds and nuts.
This is ideal to increase the amount of organic food in your diet.
An element of permaculture design, the food forest includes seven layers from the canopy down through the rhizosphere.
In Indiana, here are some examples of routinely available plants available at a garden center near you.
A member of the Carrot family, the common name for Heracleum maximum is common cowparsnip. Requiring a minimum temperature of -38°F, it has a Low tolerance of drought.
Native to IN, the common cowparsnip is common in food forests. It grows in areas with a minimum of 14 inches of annual rainfall.
Propogated by Seed, the common cowparsnip enjoys a bloom period in Early Summer. the fruit/seed period runs from Summer to Summer.
You may live in a micro-climate or area of Indiana where some species don’t thrive or fruit.
Be sure to consult your neighborhood garden supply store and read more online to find the plants, shrubs and ground cover that work for your food forest.
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