The Appalachian region is a valuable source of non-timber products that may offer alternative income opportunities for land owners. This page provides landowners with information about economically important species that can be cultivated in the forest understory.
Non-Timber Forest Products Cultivation Guides
NTFP Economics & Policy Guides
Ginseng Culture: An informative documentary about the history, use, cultivation, and marketing of ginseng produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting.
The King Of Stink: Appalachian Ramp Festivals.This is a documentary produced and filmed by Steve Provence that highlights the history and culture of ramp harvesting and ramp festivals in the Appalachian region.
Additional Links & Resources
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Rural Action’s Forestry Program recently became involved with the eXtension Forest Farming Community of Practice, a group of resource professionals and practitioners of Forest Farming across the United States. The Ask An Expert widget was developed by the eXtension community to help field questions from the public and direct them to a resource professional in your area. If you have a question about Forest Farming feel free to use the Ask An Expert widget below, or you can always contact us directly at 740-677-4047 ext. 24