Grand Organic Food Market Phone: (218) 326-3663 204 NW 1st Ave Grand Rapids, MN 55744
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Byerly's – Edina Phone: (952) 831-3601 7171 France Ave S Edina, MN 55435
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Grow a Food Forest in Minnesota
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 Minnesota food forest. All of these plants are routinely available in areas where they thrive.
The bog blueberry is Native to MN. It requires precipitation between 18 and 45 inches of rain annually.
The bog blueberry is propogated by Bare root, Container, Cuttings, Seed. With a bloom period in Early Summer, the fruit/seed period begins in Summer and ends in Summer.
The bog blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum) is in the Heath family. It’s drought tolerance is Low and requires a minimum temperature of -38°F.
While a plant species may generally thrive and fruit in Minnesota, 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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