A wee slip up with a deadly plant got me thinking… How scared should we be of poisoning ourselves with wild plants and fungi? And are we more likely to kill ourselves with things we buy in the shops…?
Habitat destruction through unsustainable farming practices, pollution and urbanisation is infinitely more destructive than an army of foragers could ever be. So why are there so many scare stories in the media?
Lie, lies, lies!
What does “local” really mean on a menu? And are those “Wild mushrooms” really wild?
A rant on mis-selling and dishonesty in the food sector.
An exploration of the issues around american signal crayfish – a problematic “invasive” species that also happens to be delicious.