Seattle is Home to America's First Community Food Forest

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America’s first public food forest is rising from seven overgrown acres in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood this summer. The edible plants range from shade tolerant species at ground level to large nut-producing trees in the canopy, with a medley of fruiting shrubs and vines in-between.

America Grows Its First Food Forest in Seattle | Architizer

(Image credits: Beacon Food Forest)

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