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Imagine our public spaces full of plants that produce an abundance of fresh, delicious food each year—edible forest landscapes of fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, and more. Imagine kids, adults, local businesses, and organizations all working and learning together to repair the ecosystem while increasing access to local, sustainable food. The Edible Trails Project exists to facilitate this transformation. 10665174_540437616091397_3863241588044670107_n - Copy In 2014, we planted two educational public forest gardens thanks to the collective energy and funding of local residents, non-profits, and businesses. Now YOU can join in the fun and support the creation and growth of public forest gardens throughout Traverse City and our whole region. Take a look at our ‘Adopt a Forest Garden’ program for more information.

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Ever notice huge old trees growing right next to each other? Seems like most plants get along pretty well. That's one strategy we can experiment with in planting low-meaintenance food forests, hedging our bets over the seasons with diversity and resiliency. www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lS8cKmaXqw ... See MoreSee Less

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Edible Trails Nursery Workday/Tour

October 23, 2016, 2:00pm - October 23, 2016, 4:00pm

Edible Trails Project has been working with students from Greenspire, TBA Career Tech, and Children's House to grow fruits, nuts, and herbs to plant in public spaces. We've got around 1500 plants! Co...

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We are thrilled to announce a new collaboration with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians' Natural Resources Department. We are supporting their creation of a community food forest in Peshawbestown thanks to grant funds we received from the United Way of Northwest Michigan earlier this year. Thank you United Way! Thank you also to Roots to Fruits Ecological Design for your forthcoming design. ... See MoreSee Less

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