Trees for the Future

In Tanzania, secondary school students transplant seedlings from a bareroot sprouting bed. One key to the forest-garden concept: diversity. Much of the land we’re helping to restore has been mono-cropped, usually to grow a cash crop. Over time, this denudes the soil of nutrients, causing crop yields to collapse and farmers to clear more land. Forest gardens grow a combination of plants and trees which together restore the soil, feed the community and provide a sustainable income. Planting out of poverty:


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