Our Guide to Foraging & Wild Foods

Empowering people with the knowledge they need to live a wilder, healthier, happier life in tune with nature – we love to source ingredients from the natural larder with as little impact on the environment as possible.

We also focus strongly on wild game, an underrated, healthy, ethical and environmentally friendly food that we carefully and responsibly source from local estates with respect to the game seasons.

Yarrow

Yarrow is a common plant of many grasslands; with clusters of white, flat-topped flower heads and lacy, delicate leaves.

Rowan Berries

Yarrow is a common plant of many grasslands; with clusters of white, flat-topped flower heads and lacy, delicate leaves.

Autumn Foraging

Hawthorn Berries

Yarrow is a common plant of many grasslands; with clusters of white, flat-topped flower heads and lacy, delicate leaves.

Join us every Friday where we add our latest seasonal wild ingredient to our directory.

Our Foraging Tips

Ask permission. 

Essential if you’re picking on private land. As with everything, respect is key and goes a long way.

 

If in doubt, leave it out. 

Why rush? Nature isn’t going anywhere! Take time to ensure you safely identify your finds.

 

One step at a time.

No one becomes an expert overnight. Build up your identification skills and your confidence will grow. 

 

Enjoy the process.

Foraging is not only about what you pick but the experience – Immerse yourself in nature and appreciate the little things. The fresh air, birds chirping, a light breeze or the feel of soil beneath your feet

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Celebrate locality.

With an abundance of forage at your doorstep, why not start local?

 

The 10% rule.

Only take what you need (or 10% of what is available). This not only means that you leave plenty for other foragers, but also local wildlife. We want to enjoy our ecosystem not damage it. 

 

Leave room for regrowth.

Never uproot a plant so that it is always able to regrow after you have foraged from it.

 

Wash before consumption.

Always give your foraging finds a good wash before consuming, especially when picking on busy routes/path.

 

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