Food Forests

Job Description for Forest Farmers

The following part entails an exemplary job description for a farming position at Arcosanti co-developed with David Tollas. It is ideal-typical and can be used as general guidance. Site-specific requirements, e.g., for a medicinal or educational food forest require adaptation with relevant competencies. Due to a lack of university courses on multi-strata agroforestry, the degrees given are in areas related to food forestry. Often food foresters are self-taught, learning through social media and Youtube videos and experimenting in smaller gardens.