food forest

the idea: large variety of food crops grown together so that they complement each other.

some of the plant species we've got already, in mostly alphabetical order:
achira Canna edulis
alpine strawberries Fragaria vesca
Autumn olive Eleagnus umbellata
American chestnut Castanea dentata
American lotus Nelumbo lutea
olive Olea europa
quince Cydonia oblonga
peach Prunus persica
passionfruit Passiflora edulis
black locust Pseudoacacia robinia
blackcurrant Ribes nigra
Himalayan blackberry Rubus armeniacus
honeyberry Lonicera caerulea edulis
lowbush blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium
highbush blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum
borage Borago officinalis
almond Prunus dulcis
fig Ficus carica
butternut Juglans cinerea
camas Cammasia quamash
musk strawberry Fragaria moschata
gooseberry Ribes grossularia
redcurrant Ribes rubrum
Chilean guava Ugni molinae
chir pine Pinus roxburghii
Asian pear Pyrus pyrofolia
chufa Cyperus esculentus
cider gum Eucalyptus gunnii
cinnamon vine Dioscorea batatas
black walnut Juglans nigra
Cornelian cherry Cornus mas
Pacific crabapple Malus fusca
highbush cranberry Viburnum opulus
cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon
creeping thyme Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
crosne Stachys affinis
Darwin barberry Berberis darwinii
date plum Diospyros lotus
three leaf akebia Akebia trifoliata
groundnut Apios americana
flowering quince Chaenomeles japonica
American persimmon Diospyros virginiana
Oregon white oak Quercus garryana
glutinous yam Dioscorea japonica
goat's rue Galega officinalis
goji Lycium barbarum
silverberry Eleagnus pungens
sea buckthorn Hippophae rhamnoides
goumi Eleagnus multiflora
grape Vitis vinifera
plum Prunus domestica
Himalayan honeysuckle Leycesteria formosa
horseradish Armoracia rusticana
rocoto pepper Capsicum pubescens
silver vine Actinidia polygama
mulberry Morus alba x rubra
arguta Actinidia arguta
jostaberry Ribes nigrum x uva-crispa
ostrich fern Matteuccia struthiopteris
ume plum Prunus mume
Korean bush cherry Prunus japonica
Korean stone pine Pinus koraiensis
lavender Lavandula dentata
lemon balm Melissa officinalis
licorice Glycyrrhiza glabra
little leaf pea shrub Caragana microphylla
loquat Eriobatrya japonica
low alpine huckleberry Vaccinium uliginosum
lupine Lupinus perennis
medlar Mespilus germanica
mashua Tropaeolum tuberosum
maypop Passiflora incarnata
monkey puzzle tree Araucaria araucana
apricot Prunus armeniaca
honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos
sea kale Crambe maritima
paw paw Asimina triloba
hybrid persimmon Diospyros virginiana x kaki
oca Oxalis tuberosa
apple Malus domestica
Orus 8 Ribes nidigrolaria
pineapple guava Feijoa sellowiana
poppy Papaver somniferum
prinsepia Prinsepia sinensis
purple beech Fagus sylvatica
hybrid akebia Akebia x pentaphylla
five leaf akebia Akebia quinata
mountain ash Sorbus aucuparia
ramp Allium tricoccum
lingonberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea
rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
fuzzy kiwi Actinidia deliciosa
Scimitoo passionflower Passiflora laurifolia
kolomikta kiwi Actidia kolomikta
service tree Sorbus domestica
Shipova pear Pyrus communis x Sorbus spp.
Siberian pea tree Caragana arborescense
Chilean wintergreen Pernettya mucronata
tea Camellia sinensis
spearmint Mentha spicata
stinging nettle Urtica dioica
sunchoke Helianthus tuberosus
thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus
pistachio Pistacia vera
aronia Aronia melanocarpa
vine maple Acer circinatum
wasabi Wasabia japonica
musk mallow Malva moschata
wild strawberry Fragaria chiloensis
azarole Crataegus azarolus
yuzu Citrus junos

maybe we'll add some pictures and descriptions eventually.