Coastal foraging articles

Apr
26
2018
Geoff Dann

Edible seaweed season has started, but the British still don’t get them…

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Wild food author and expert Geoff Dann explores the overlooked edible seaweed as a delicious and nutritious addition to the wild food table and shares one of his seasonal recipes.

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Mar
4
2018
Emily Fawcett

How might hunter-gatherers have lived on this land?

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Emily Fawcett explores what it might be like to live like our ancestors, to live the old way, on this land. What would it mean to experience life and the land like the indigenous people of these islands – as hunter-gatherers, to return to the Old Way?

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Dec
7
2017
Dave Darby

It can’t possibly be a bad thing to live in the wild and to harvest both plants and animals for food – can it?

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A group of us are attempting to have a debate about the sustainability of meat production, but I’ve realised that our differences are much deeper. Read more …

May
9
2017
Richard Harrington

More plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050? Could you give up plastic?

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The Marine Conservation Society is urging people to get through June without plastic. The Plastic Challenge will highlight our reliance on this substance of convenience. Read more …

Jan
6
2017
Dave Darby

Low-impact & the city 7: our experience of a local fishbox / community-supported fish scheme

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You may remember that we blogged an interview last summer with Guy Dorrell, who set up a ‘fishbox’, or ‘community-supported fish’ project, called ‘Faircatch‘. After interviewing him, my partner and I signed up to his scheme to try it out. I’m now reporting on how the idea worked for us Read more …

Nov
22
2016
Clare Fischer

New report: number of plastic bags on UK beaches falls by almost half – so charging 5p for plastic bags works?

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The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches in surveys carried out by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has dropped by almost half between 2015 and 2016. This is the lowest number reported in over a decade, and fantastic news for marine wildlife. Read more …

Nov
16
2016
Nigel Berman

If society collapses, which skills will you wish you’d learnt?

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Here’s a conversation between Dave of Lowimpact.org and Nigel Berman of ‘School of the Wild’. Nigel teaches appreciation of nature and wilderness, and he’s provided us with information for our topic introduction on ‘firecraft’. Read more …

Jul
25
2016
Guy Dorrell

This is how we should get our fish: interview with Guy Dorrell of ‘Faircatch’

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I went to visit Guy Dorrell from Faircatch the other day, and was truly blown away by what he’s up to. Now this is how we should get our fish. Here’s my interview with him. Read more …

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