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https://www.interwovenpermaculture.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

Hey there from Interwoven Farm!  Over the last couple years I have been slowly developing a online nursery, with a focus of serving the permaculture community.  I believe transitioning to perennial crops is a key part of building a just and abundant future.  I love propagating these amazing plants and spreading them out all over the world.

The chestnut trees are all bareroot seedling trees.  These trees were grown from nuts from the 3 cultivars recommended for commercial production by the The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri.
You can choose seedling trees from any of these cultivar parent trees...

Gideon (chinese)
Qing (Chinese)
Sleeping Giant (Chinese x japanese x american)

15$ each or 10 for 99$, including shipping.

The groudnuts are an improved variety from LSU.

Check out the website for more info, and other lovely plants.  Feel free to ask any questions.  Thanks yall!


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HI Michael, what a beautiful farm you have! I am preparing to move back to 40 acres of family land which looks strikingly similar to yours. I plan to set up a food forest, and it seems like there's no easy way to come by sources of initial stock. If your land was a 1/3 acre back yard you could buy the trees, but for larger acreages getting initial material is not so easy. I've thought of catering to this need (once I'm able) by selling seeds/cuttings in bulk to would be permies. I doubt that would be a real money maker but probably would be a much appreciated service. I plan to scrounge for seed like buying pecans and apples from farmer's markets and swiping fallen chestnuts out of peoples yards while they're at work (not really :), and was wondering, might you sell me 30 or 40 chestnut seeds from your american hybrid? Just a thought, thanks!
 
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I also like the idea of selling more cuttings and seeds from my nursery.  One of the big reasons I don't sell produce is because what gets me more excited is the idea of other people being able to grow their own food.  What is most important to me is getting perennial plants in the ground, so if I can supply propagation material in a form that would allow people to plant more, than I am having greater success.  Unfortunately, at this time I do not have any extra chestnut seed available.  I may in fall, but I'm not sure.  Happy planting!
 
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Thanks for your reply. Yeah, the idea of helping others realize the potential of perennial food sources really appeals to me too. I expect to host tours and have classes at my place, but obviously it'll be a decade or more before I'll have much to demonstrate!
 
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