We’ve collected some clips of key perennial crops grown by Midwestern farmers. Small fruit shrubs are an appealing option for landholders wishing to explore agroforestry because they bear fruit relatively early compared to other tree crops. Elderberries and black currants, for example, are two hardy perennial shrub crops that bear fruit in the second or third year after planting. Let’s get started with small fruits!

Watch the Videos

Our videos take viewers on virtual tours of Midwest farms to see agroforestry in a variety of contexts. Hear the stories of farmers talking about the transition to perennial agriculture, and what motivates them to farm sustainably with trees.