Category Archives: foraging

Eating weeds

I’ve taken foraging to the next level: I’ve started eating weeds. It all started with the first ramsons, or wild garlic. While searching for recipes I found all sorts of other edible wild plants. I’ll now snack on wood sorrel, … Continue reading

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Spring foraging

Today is the official first day of Spring. It is also the Spring Equinox and Celebrate Our Forests Day (the latter is basically a celebration for the #SaveOurForests campaign, but it’s also World Forest Day tomorrow). So what did I … Continue reading

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Making room for foraging

I’ve really ramped up my foraging efforts this year. Unfortunately my house isn’t big enough to accommodate all this free stuff. In the past I’ve always tried to get out in late summer and autumn to pick blackberries and chestnuts, … Continue reading

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Hedgerow plunder

After my tentative attempts to make elderflower cordial this spring I couldn’t wait to raid the hedgerows this autumn. So far I’ve made the obligatory blackberry and apple crumble (with hedgerow apples) but I’ve also experimented with other hedgerow delights. … Continue reading

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