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Midsummer Coast, Hedgerow and Woodland Foraging Walk with Wild Food Picnic, Galloway
25 June 2023A guided foray exploring delicious and healthy midsummer wild foods of Galloway's coast, hedgerows and woods. Enjoy a wild food tasting picnic in a beautiful location afterwards.
July Coastal, Hedgerow and Woodland Foraging Walk and Wild Food Tasting Picnic A, Galloway
1 July 2023A guided foray exploring delicious and healthy wild foods of Galloway's merse (tidal salt marsh), beaches, hedgerows and woods. Enjoy a wild food tasting picnic in a beautiful location afterwards.
July Coastal, Foraging Walk and Wild Food Tasting Picnic B, Galloway
9 July 2023A guided foray exploring delicious and healthy wild foods of Galloway's coast, including seaweeds, merse (tidal salt marsh), beaches, hedgerows and woods. Enjoy a wild food tasting picnic in a beautiful location afterwards.
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Seasonal Tips from Mark
How to ferment wild greensA step-by-step guide to how to lacto-ferment wild greens, especially wild garlic and wild leeks. Includes trouble-shooting tips and what to do with your ferments once they are made.
Accrediting Foraging & Wild Food in the UKForaging Teacher and Association of Foragers member Mark Williams explores the notion of benchmarking, accreditation and qualifications around foraging and wild foods in the UK and discusses some of the issues raised by the recently published Wild Food Accreditation Scoping Report.
Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe - With Goat's Cheese & HazelnutsI'm sure many people already make pesto with wild garlic. The internet is awash with recipes, and really doesn't need yet another. But I get asked a lot by people on my guided walks for my recipe that i've tweaked and refined down the years using only Scottish ingredients, so I thought it was time to share...
Sea Lettuce - Edibility, Identification, DistributionSea lettuce is pleasant if unspectacular fresh, becoming truly delicious when dried - with a rich deep flavour...
Flowering Currant - Identification, Distribution, Edibility, RecipesThe blossoms and young leaves of flowering currant come right near the top of my early spring not-to-be-missed delicious list.
Sea Kale - identification, edibility, distribution, ecology, sustainable harvesting, recipesEven if it wasn't edible sea kale would still be my favourite plant. Its alien-looking purple shoots, sculpturesque leaves and clouds of nodding flowers are works of high art to intoxicate the senses and marvel the mind. As luck would have it, it also happens to be absolutely delicious, providing some sort of food for most of the year.