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.
Contrary to popular belief, there are lots of wild foods to forage and learn about during the winter. Book a winter foraging walk, designed around the interests of your group.
Here is a quick video on how to put together my favourite wild winter snack from half a dozen wild ingredients that grow right next to one another…
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.
This article presents a structure around which novice and intermediate fungi foragers may advance their understanding of fungi lifecycle, learn to recognise important mushroom families, develop mindful foraging techniques, and feel safe in the process.