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Source: Amazon

Author - Ken Fern
Publisher - Permanent Publications

Permanent Publications says, "The way we currently produce our food is damaging both to ourselves and our planet: we need to create gardens, woodlands and farms which are in harmony with nature. Though all natural ecosystems provide excellent examples to follow, Plants For a Future specifically focuses on edible species, suggesting a wide variety of easily grown perennials and self-seeding annuals which produce delicious and healthy food."

About the Author
Permanent Publications says, "Ken Fern has always been a plant enthusiast. Over the years he has experimented with, and compiled information on, a huge number of useful, unusual plants. With an increasing concern for the state of agriculture and the health of our planet, Ken decided to ‘downshift’ from his job as a bus driver for London Transport in the early 1990s and move to Cornwall to establish the pioneering charity, Plants For A Future."

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♡ Warning! this book can seriously change your garden! ♡

I blame Ken for inspiring me to try a whole range of unusual edibles, having bought this book about 20 years ago.  I highly recommend it to anyone interested in extending their knowledge of edible perennials in the temperate world.

Another website the ferns website.  

Ken and Addy Fern are not so involved in the Plants for a Future (pfaf) website (who concentrate on the plants database originally created by Ken) being more interested in the land project at the field in Cornwall, although Ken is updating his own version of the plants database at the link above.  Their land in Cornwall is full of interesting edibles planted over 30 years: see my blog post from my visit there in 2018.
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