Nuts & nut trees articles

Oct
3
2019
David Willis

How to make wood fire baked sweet chestnut bread

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As autumn draws in, sweet chestnut season is soon approaching. Bushcraft teacher David Willis shares how he bakes tasty roasted sweet chestnut bread on an open fire in a cast iron Dutch oven.

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Dec
6
2018
Jessie Watson Brown

How to gather, store and eat sweet chestnuts

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It’s that time of year when the delicious smell of roasting chestnuts fills the air. Jessie Watson Brown shares her tips for foraging, cooking and storing sweet chestnuts for year-round use.

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Jan
11
2018
Jessie Watson Brown

How to identify trees in winter

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It’s one thing to identify deciduous trees in summer, with their distinctive leaves on full show, but what about winter? Without leaves, we have to look at other telltale signs. After a bit of practice, it can be easier than you think. Have a go, using these helpful methods, which will make it easier to identify trees in leaf too.
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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 …

Nov
19
2017
Sophie Paterson

Join our new online community Living Low Impact

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We’re excited to introduce our new Facebook group Living Low Impact – and you’re invited! Read more …

Sep
26
2017
Jessie Watson Brown

It’s a mast year!

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In case you hadn’t noticed… it’s a mast year! Read more …

Aug
26
2015
Scarlett Penn

Autumn foraging season soon – here’s some inspiration

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Arriving at the beautiful setting of WOWO, I immediately knew I’d done the right thing ignoring cold-weather challenges to get myself to this workshop. Given the warmest of welcomes, we were invited to form a circle and take a moment to think about Read more …

Jun
24
2015
Dave Darby

Low-impact & the city 1: introduction – how possible is it to live in a sustainable, non-corporate way in a city?

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I lived at Redfield Community for 13 years – it’s where Lowimpact.org was born – but now I live in London, and so I’m assessing my options for living as low-impact a life as I can. Read more …

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