What is Foraging
Find out more about foraging for wild food
What Is Foragingforaging | books
for wild food
is becoming more and more popular as people become more interested in eating organic
fresh food. The UK is a vast larder of shellfish, seaweed, fruit, vegetables, herbs, and mushrooms which are not only edible, but also delicious
, nutritious, and healthy.
If you intend to go foraging
all you need is a strong container or basket to carry the food you collect, and ideally an illustrated guide book to help you identify the plants and trees you come across. Great care must be taken to correctly identify mushrooms
as some are very poisonous.
As pocket-sized wild food identifying guides go, you could do a lot worse than the Collins gem
book Food for Free
. With a recommended retail price of £4.99, but usually available for just £2.99
, this 239 page 11 x 8 cm sized book has guides (and images) of over 100 edible plants
found in the UK.
Foraging Web Links
Fergus the Forager
- Wild Man Wild Food website.
- Wild food supplier.
Article Published: 08:06, 12th Jul 2008
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