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Perennial sunflower is a new crop being developed by crossing wild perennial and domestic annual sunflower species.

Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L.) is a deep rooting, perennial (10-15 years) crop that produces high biomass yields (15-20 t/ha dry matter) on an annual basis.

Perennial Staple Crops of the World Permaculture Courses, Information, Forums, News

#26. "Perennial vs. Annual" Planting annual wheat each year requires increased amounts of agricultural inputs (water, pesticides, fertilizers, and machinery). At the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, Wes Jackson is developing perennial wheat crops that reduce the use of petrochemical-based products while providing year around ground cover. This reduces erosion and the loss of valuable topsoil, all vital in combating climate change. Information artwork by the Lexicon of Sustainability…

SKIRRET: A perennial 'parsnip' although SO much sweeter and easier to grow. A heritage UK crop too!

A FOREST GARDEN YEAR Perennial crops for a changing climate by Martin Crawford - YouTube

Outstanding post on perennial staple crops for food forests #permaculture #ediblelandscaping

Drought-Tolerant Crops, Resilient Perennials and More: You can employ several strategies for growing food while coping with drought and climate change, including planting dozens of recommended varieties of short-season, more drought-tolerant crops. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Sunflower, helianthus.. with golden dust on its leaves...Photographer MaritaToftgard

Good King Henry - Ancient Crops - Edibles Seeds. Perennial poor mans Asparagus