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04/16/2014 Foraging and around-town pictures

I’ve been trying to learn about edible wild-growing plants around the Northwest (will be branching out further once I have a grasp on the current area, I think.) Dandelions are edible, every part of them. 219 more words

Foraging walks - New dates

Following on from the success of the last walk I have added
some new dates:

Saturday, May 10th 2014
Saturday, May 17th 2014
Saturday, June 14th 2014… 266 more words


wild garlic tartlets

According to Joanne Blythman’s book “Bad Food Britain”, which I have just finished reading, something dramatic has been happening to our collective cooking knowledge and skills over the course of a couple of generations. 738 more words

Main Courses

Gather Ye Nettle Tops While Ye May

Gather Ye Nettles Tops While Ye May, or, if you are a Permaculture person feeling inspired by the Design Principles, “Catch and Store Energy: Make Hay While the Sun Shines.” 456 more words


Nettle Beer

Nettle beer

  • Servings: 2 gallons
  • Time: one week
  • Difficulty: painful
  • Print

* a whole lot of nettle tips (about 0.8-1kg)
* up to 2 gallons boiling water… 326 more words


Jack by the Hedge

I’m focussing on foraging again today.  Jack by the Hedge (Alliaria petiolata) is a spring foraging favourite; also known as Garlic Mustard, it is a very common native perennial in the cabbage family. 169 more words


Mushroom Foraging

My oh my, it’s been a while since I last posted! A series of unfortunate events (including the death of my rather old and beloved computer) and a rather excellent event (falling pregnant with our second child) have prevented me from posting but now I’m back and blogging and hopefully you, my lovely readers, will forgive my absence :) 890 more words