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A beginner’s guide to foraging – Part 4: foraging for fruits, nuts and fungi

Sarah Young of | 15-Jul-2020 | 3

From greengages to giant puffballs, in the final instalment of a beginner’s guide to foraging, our friends at tackle the task of foraging for fruits, nuts and fungi. Read more

Blossom, blossom and more blossom!

Nick Mann of Habitat Aid | 27-May-2020 | 0

Nick Mann of Habitat Aid charts a five month journey of beautiful blossom and how people and pollinators alike can benefit from its bounty. Read more

How and why to grow a food forest in your garden

Sarah Young of | 22-Apr-2020 | 2

With many of us taking steps to grow our own food right now, some for the first time, our friends at set out how and why to grow a food forest in your garden. Read more

How to make wood fire baked sweet chestnut bread

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. Read more

How to gather, store and eat sweet chestnuts

Jessie Watson Brown of | 06-Dec-2018 | 14

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. Read more

How to identify trees in winter

Jessie Watson Brown of | 11-Jan-2018 | 0

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… Continue reading How to identify trees in winter Read more

It’s a mast year!

Jessie Watson Brown of | 26-Sep-2017 | 0

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

Autumn foraging season soon – here’s some inspiration

Scarlett Penn of WWOOF UK | 26-Aug-2015 | 1

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 what plant we felt like in that moment. We were to bear… Continue reading Autumn foraging season soon – here’s some inspiration Read more

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