I welcome the way plant and fungi ID apps can bring the pleasures of foraging to a wider audience, but there is a danger that some users place too much faith in them at the cost of developing their own skills and relationships with plants and fungi, and the ecosystems of which they are part.
A wild food mentoring service to help you connect more deeply with tasty, nutritious, free food. Run on a pay-as-you-feel basis.
Some ideas on how to responsibly connect with wild plants during the Corona Virus lockdown, including helpful weeds you can find in gardens or any green space.
An introduction to several key members of the allium family for foragers – their identification, distribution, mindful harvesting, dangerous look-alikes, nutritional properties and cooking/preservation techniques.
By opening our eyes and imaginations to the full extent of our wild larder, its perfectly possible to make any spice-led dish from around the world using fungi, seaweeds and the seeds, leaves, flowers and roots of common wild plants.