Margarett Harrison, lead landscape architect for the Beacon Food Forest project, tells TakePart that this idea of Food Forest is "totally innovative, and has never been done before in a public park." It's the new frontier in urban agriculture, and organizers hope the park is perennial and self-sustaining, "like a forest is in the wild."
Read More: It's Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation's First Food Forest | TakePart
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