120 year old peaches

The peaches growing out the back of the homestead are grown from cuttings of an ancient peach tree that Nick’s parents found when they bought Kirwin, the property next door to Milkwood Farm. So technically, these peaches could be said to be from a 120 year old tree. Whatever their vintage, they grow like no…

Dave Jacke interview: designing like a forest in a changing climate

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/78600410″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Last week I talked to Dave Jacke (primary author of Edible Forest Gardens) about his upcoming Australian tour of talks and workshops. We talked about consciously designing gardens like forest ecosystems that maximise food production, for backyard scale and beyond. Have a listen! We also talked about…