Friends of the Trees Society, February 18, 2015 Version
Compiled by Michael Pilarski for the workshop series
1000 Crops for Northwest Growers
Over 1,800 crops listed this edition. There are over 125 crop categories listed here with 40 of those being medicinal herb categories.
This list was drawn up with the Inland Pacific Northwest in mind. Most of the plants listed here are hardy to zone 5 or colder.
MICHAEL “SKEETER” PILARSKI is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. His farming career started in 2nd grade and his organic farming career began in 1972 at age 25. Michael founded Friends of the Trees Society in 1978 and took his first permaculture design course in 1982. Since 1988 he has taught 36 permaculture design courses in the US and abroad. His specialties include earth repair, agriculture, seed collecting, nursery sales, tree planting, fruit picking, permaculture, agroforestry, forestry, ethnobotany, medicinal herb growing, hoeing and wildcrafting. He has hands-on experience with over 1000 species of plants. He is a prolific gathering organizer and likes group singing.