Implementing Sustainable Food Forests – A Transfer Workshop for Stakeholders in Arizona

Food forests address a number of climate change and sustainability challenges. They mimic natural forest ecosystems with a majority of plants being edible such as fruits, nuts, vegetables, mushrooms, and medicinal plants. In the U.S., more than 90 food forests and forest gardens exist.In Arizona, there is a growing community of practitioners and scholars interested … Keep reading

Let’s get experimental – The Real-world Laboratories Symposium

Written by Stefanie Albrecht and Stefan HilserOverview of the EventThe symposium in Karlsruhe in April 2018 was the final event for the 14 Real-world Laboratories (RwLs), also called BaWü Labs. This first laboratory ensemble for practice-oriented science on sustainability in Germany was funded for three years with 18 Mio. Euro by the federal state of … Keep reading