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Cultivating Abundance: Your Vision, Our Mission

At Australian Agroforestry Solutions, we are dedicated to crafting forests that embody three essential principles: abundance, financial viability, and aesthetic allure. Our commitment to these core values is the driving force behind every project we undertake.

Key Objectives:

  1. Abundance Through Diversity
    We believe in the power of diversity. By cultivating a rich variety of plants, we not only enhance the aesthetics of your landscape but also create an environment that encourages biodiversity, including the essential role of bees.

  2. Financial Viability
    Our goal is to make your forest not only sustainable but financially rewarding. Through strategic planning and a diverse selection of economically viable plants, we ensure your investment yields both ecological and financial returns.

  3. Aesthetic Pleasure
    A forest should be a source of joy. Our designs prioritize aesthetic appeal, transforming your space into a visually pleasing haven that reflects the harmony of nature.

The Power of Diversity:

  • Bee-Friendly Ecosystems
    Diverse plant life attracts and sustains pollinators, especially bees. By creating ecosystems that support bee populations, we contribute to the health of local ecosystems.

  • High-Quality Fruit Production
    Variety is not just for visual appeal; it's the key to producing high-quality fruit. Our diverse plant selections ensure that your orchard or agroforest is a source of premium, flavorful produce.

  • Economic Viability
    From timber species to fruit trees, our selection is curated for economic viability. Your forest becomes an investment that yields returns while contributing to the broader goal of sustainability.

Why Choose Australian Agroforestry Solutions?

  • Holistic Approach
    We approach every project with a holistic mindset, ensuring that abundance, financial viability, and aesthetics are seamlessly integrated into your agroforest.

  • Proven Expertise
    Backed by James Stanistreet's expertise and our commitment to continuous improvement, our team brings a wealth of knowledge to create forests that stand the test of time.

  • Sustainability at Its Core
    Your vision aligns with our commitment to sustainability. Together, we create not just forests but living, thriving ecosystems.
    Embark on a journey of abundance, financial viability, and aesthetics with Australian Agroforestry Solutions. Contact us today to bring your vision to life.

About Us

Meet James Stanistreet - Founder of Australian Agroforestry Solutions

Driven by a childhood fascination with science, plants, and mycology, James Stanistreet has cultivated a lifelong passion for ecological and biological systems. Holding a BSc. in Biology, his journey into sustainable practices began with overseeing an urban farm in Lismore, Northern New South Wales, during his academic years.

Academic and Professional Path:

  • BSc. in Biology
    Grounded in scientific knowledge, James honed his skills through formal education, earning a degree in biology. This academic foundation laid the groundwork for his future endeavors.

  • Forestry Apprenticeship James deepened his understanding of forestry under the mentorship of Dr. Kevin Glencross during a three-year apprenticeship, gaining valuable insights into sustainable forestry practices.

  • Agroecology Training Determined to broaden his expertise, James pursued Agroecology training, completing both standard and advanced levels at "The Farm" in Byron Bay.

Founding Australian Agroforestry Solutions:

Fueled by a commitment to sustainability on a small scale, James established Australian Agroforestry Solutions. The mission? To empower communities in building local edible and timber food systems, leading the charge in regenerative forestry.

Credentials and Expertise:

  • Forest Engineer With a specialized background in agroforestry and a BSc. in Biology from Southern Cross University, James brings a unique blend of academic excellence and practical know-how to the field.

  • Permaculture and Agroecology Specialist James's expertise extends to permaculture and agroecology, having undergone intensive training at "The Farm" in Byron Bay.

Our Commitment: Regenerative Forestry

Australian Agroforestry Solutions is more than a business — it's a regenerative approach to forestry. Under James's leadership, we aim to create sustainable landscapes that not only endure but thrive.

Join us in the journey toward a greener, more sustainable future. Contact Australian Agroforestry Solutions today and let's build a resilient, local ecosystem together.

Call Today 0458 766 497


Meet Brad Cutis - Lead Agroforester

I am a dedicated professional with a passion for growing food, planting trees, and creating resilient, regenerative, and productive landscapes. My qualifications and experience reflect my commitment to this field:


- Certificate III in Permaculture

- 3 years of experience in market gardening

- Bachelor of Environmental Science

- Completed various short courses on Syntropic Agroforestry


My journey in permaculture has equipped me with the knowledge and skills to integrate food growing and biodiversity, using indigenous plants and creating diverse ecosystems. I am inspired by the concept of food forests and orchards, as they represent sustainable and resilient systems with the potential for high yields.


I am dedicated to applying my expertise to design and build landscapes that repair the environment, following the principles of regenerative design. My goal is to contribute to the establishment of successful food forests, drawing from global projects and best practices.


With a strong foundation in permaculture, landscape planning, and food production systems, I am committed to making a positive impact on the environment and promoting more sustainable practices in agriculture and land management.


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