The sudden downturn in the temperature doesn’t have to dampen your chances of finding a bounty of free wild food. From mushrooms to seaweed, shellfish and a handful of winter greens, there is still plenty of foraged edibles to gather during the cold winter months. Here’s a short guide to a few of our favourite…
Rosehips are the fruit of the wild rose shrub and while the summer flowers are edible, the true foraging jewel is the hips which are an abundant sight from autumn to early winter.
Thanks to its deeply sour ways, this little wild plum has been happily providing good doses of tarty shocks
Elder: We are slightly obsessed with this wonderful specimen of a tree/shrub. The incredible versatility of its flowers and berries is constantly astounding us
Hitching a ride in the pockets of Roman soldiers, walnuts made their way to British Isles in the 16th century – the good
An underappreciated little plant that spends its life dodging lawnmowers and being choked by lethal herbicides. It adores mingling with long grass and triggers many a childhood memory of lazy summer days and highly frustrating four-leafed clover hunts. A few surprising facts: the clover plant is a member of the pea family and pollinators are […]
A foraged floral twist on this classic summer drink. Easy to make, healthy and naturally refreshing, this iced floral brew hits the spot on a hot summer’s day. The sweet notes of the white clover flowers with the added flavours of lavender and mint create a wonderfully delicate concoction.
We are very excited to be welcoming Fore / Adventure to GrowEatGather this month where they will be sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for the great outdoors. Based on the beautiful Dorset coast, Jade, Dan and their children have escaped city life to create the perfect haven to encourage people to learn and embrace all […]
We are thrilled to introduce you to Jade and Dan from Fore / Adventure, clever folk that have created an inspiring business that encourages people to live life through adventure. These educational explorers share our passion for wild food and strongly believe in making that connection between our environment and our plate. Over the coming […]
This iconic, scruffy-looking, prickly shrub loves wild landscapes, and smells like coconut!