Projects

RECENT PROJECTS

Educational Garden at the Bedford Area Family YMCA

Project Details

Year: 2017

Size: 2/3rd acres

Climate: Zone 7

Our Role: Design, Build, Consulting, Education

Description

Full-blown teaching garden that we helped design and build alongside the Y’s CEO Mary Jo Boone. The garden was a long-time dream of hers and we happened to be in the right place at the right time to help make it happen. This project is part of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant and allows us to teach close to 100 children per week in an after school program.

 

Features

  • Raised bed herb and vegetable gardens
  • Row crop main garden
  • Perennial fruit and nut hedgerows
  • Water harvesting cistern
  • Water harvesting swales
  • Check dams
  • Kiwi and grape tunnels
  • Edible forest garden
  • Over 70 species of useful plants

The Old Amherst Mill: Camp Trapezium

Project Details

Year: 2017
 

Size: 7 acres

Climate: Zone 7

Our Role: Design, Build, Consulting

 

Description

Centuries old flour and grist mill turned farmhouse brewery, farm-to-table restaurant, and venue. The design details the layout of various production systems to produce vegetables, fruits, herbs, and mushrooms for use in the restaurant kitchen as well as brewery, alongside a myriad of ecological restoration systems.

 

Features

  • No-dig/no-till Vegetable Production
  • Tree Crops
  • Small Fruit and Berries
  • Uncommon Fruits
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Hedgrows
  • 4-seasons Food Production
  • Perennial Vegetables and Culinary Herbs

PAST PROJECTS

Rural Edible Forest Garden

Project Details

Done under Roots to Fruits, LLC

 Year: 2011

Size: 1/10th acre

Climate: Zone 6

Our Role: Design, Build, Consulting

 

Description

A front yard edible forest garden designed for maximum yield-to-labor ratio to produce a wide range of fruits, berries, nuts, herbs, perennial vegetables, and beauty.

 

Features

  • Nut Crops
  • Small Fruit and Berries
  • Uncommon Fruits
  • Perennial Vegetables and Culinary Herbs

Edible Landscape

Project Details

Done under Roots to Fruits, LLC

 Year: 2012

Climate: Zone 6

Our Role: Design, Build

 

Description

A public edible landscape installation in Clarkston, MI, designed to be lower maintenance, ornamental all year, and produce delicious berries.

Features

  • Small Fruit and Berries
  • Uncommon Fruits