Forest Farming Questions

Part of our free forest farming resource means having access to us, our community and our

experts who can help you navigate the many resources available. Please browse through our

Forest Farming FAQs, use our Question Form, or get in touch with one of our local service providers!

Forest Farming FAQ         Questions         Regional Resources

Check out our ABFFC Facebook Group!

It's a great place to get started if you're new, with lots of current and experienced forest farmers

from all over Appalachia! You can ask questions, post photos and learn about upcoming events

or hands-on training in your area.


Forest Farming FAQs

Browse through some Frequently Asked Questions about Forest Farming, like how to get started,

what you can grow (or is already growing in your forest), and how to get involved with your local

forest farming community!



General Questions

If you would like to ask us a general question about forest farming please fill out the form below

and we will respond to you as soon as possible. 

Thank you for reaching out! Someone from the ABFFC will be in touch with you soon!

Regional Experts & Technical Service Providers

Our current list of technical service providers is found below, organized by state.

Click on a state name to find service providers near you.


Tanner Filyaw Rural Action John Stock United Plant Savers


Margaret Bloomquist North Carolina State University Jeanine Davis Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University Jim Hamilton North Carolina State University


Eric Burkhart Director, Appalachian Botany and Ethnobotany Program, Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, The Pennsylvania State University Eric's Page @ Shaver's Creek


Jim Chamberlain US Forest Service Katie Commender Appalachian Sustainable Development Ryan Huish The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Steven Kruger Virginia Tech University


Katie Commender Appalachian Sustainable Development


Katie Commender Appalachian Sustainable Development Tanner Filyaw Rural Action Will Lewis The Yew Mountain Center John Stock United Plant Savers


Katie Commender Appalachian Sustainable Development