Posts by Bryan Sobel

Bryan Sobel is a Graduate Student at Cornell University, specializing in Forest Farming and Food Quality. He would like to promote a transition to a sustainable agriculture society with roots in cultural heritage. He can be reached at
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Save the Unicorns and Farm the Forest

By Bryan Sobel / January 9, 2012

Through forest farming, I can help to save the Unicorns (Aletrisfarinosa) and you can too. Forest farming is the cultivation of high value specialty crops under the forest canopy.  For those of you not familiar with Aletrisfarinosa, also known by ‘Unicorn Root’, it’s a perennial flowering herb found in open woodlands. Here in Ithaca, NY…

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