The production rate depends on the surrounding tree density and not the age of trees.
- The Gatherer's Hut used to be called the Gatherer's Shelter in early builds of the game.
- The efficiency of the Gatherer's Hut is increased greatly when put next to a Forester's Lodge with cutting trees turned off. (More trees = More food)
- The gatherer can only get food from mature trees, saplings don't help.
- The berries the gatherer collects can also be used for ale if you lack tree seeds.