The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

May 2017

Publication type:

Case study



Agroforestry for timber products and nuts, April 2017 case study

This case study looks at the benefits of agroforestry for timber, biodiversity, coppice and nut production.

Maple Farm is a 138-hectare organic farm of fields and hedges. The farm has planted trees in three large fields, and aims to:

  • improve low soil fertility
  • generate new sources of income
  • increase biodiversity
  • increase production of wood resource
  • explore diversification through wood fuel and nuts (hazel).
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