Wild food articles

Jul
1
2020
Sarah Young

A beginner’s guide to foraging – Part 2: common edible weeds and wild plants

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In Part 2 of a beginner’s guide to foraging from our friends at Ethical.net, we learn which common edible weeds and wild plants can make their way to our plates. Read more …

Jun
24
2020
Sarah Young

A beginner’s guide to foraging – Part 1: the basics of foraging

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We share a first instalment of a beginner’s guide to foraging from our friends at Ethical.net, starting with the basics of when and where, and the importance of safety and sustainability. Read more …

Jun
10
2020
Ruby Taylor

May – June forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Elderflower fritters, anyone? Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shows us how to make a delicious early summer delicacy in her May – June forage of the month. Read more …

Apr
28
2020
Ruby Taylor

April forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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In her April forage of the month, Ruby Taylor of Native Hands takes the sting out of nettles with a delicious soup recipe. Read more …

Apr
8
2020
Ruby Taylor

March – April forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shares her March – April forage of the month, starring cleavers and nettles in a springtime tonic we can appreciate all the more in these challenging times. Read more …

Feb
5
2020
Ruby Taylor

February forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Bramble tips are on the menu with spring approaching, as Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shares her February forage of the month. Read more …

Nov
20
2019
Ruby Taylor

November forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Learn how you can soothe your sore throat sugar-free with rosehip vinegar, as Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shares her November forage of the month. Read more …

Oct
10
2019
Ruby Taylor

October forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shares her forage of the month for October with a delicious fruit leather recipe we can’t wait to try… Read more …

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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Sep
10
2019
Ruby Taylor

September forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

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Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shares her forage of the month for September, with stress-busting nettle seeds the star of the show as autumn approaches. Read more …

Sep
3
2019
Jessie Watson Brown

Getting started with fishing for food: Part 3 – Lobster pots

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Ever fancied fishing for your supper but don’t know where to begin? In Part 3 of her Fishing for Food series, Jessie Watson Brown explores fishing with lobster pots. Possibly a more efficient approach to fishing – once you have put the pot in, it does the fishing for you, leaving you free for a whole tide cycle to do anything else! Read more …

Jul
18
2019
Kevin Blockley

Out of Eden: how you can get involved in a neolithic farm experiment in Wales

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Dr Kevin Blockley shares how the Out of Eden project is creating a unique educational experience that immerses us in the hunter gathering world of our ancestors and our first experiments in farming. Read more …

Jul
2
2019
Jessie Watson Brown

Getting started with fishing for food: Part 2 – When and where?

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Ever fancied fishing for your supper but don’t know where to begin? In Part 2 of her Fishing for Food series, Jessie Watson Brown chats with Charlie Loram about the when and where of starting fishing. Read more …

Jun
6
2019
Jessie Watson Brown

Getting started with fishing for food: Part 1 – Gear

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Ever fancied fishing for your supper but don’t know where to begin? In Part 1 of her new fishing for food series, Jessie Watson Brown tackles the gear you’ll need to get started, with the help of Charlie Loram. Read more …

Feb
14
2019
Emily Fawcett

The surprising benefits of harvesting wild foods – more than you’d expect!

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In this article, Emily Fawcett and Charlie Loram of the Old Way look at the less visible benefits of harvesting wild foods.

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Jan
17
2019
Sean Fagan

7 great reasons to try bushcraft and camping in winter

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Sean Fagan of Pioneer Bushcraft explores 7 great reasons why being outdoors and camping in winter can be fun, challenging and ultimately educational – and will greatly improve your overall bushcraft and camping skills.

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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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May
13
2018
James Wood

Nettles glorious nettles… foraging tips and delicious recipes

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Wild food author and foraging teacher James Wood explores one of the most common plants – nettles – and shares his wonderful recipes and tips for foraging.

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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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