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    London talk 15 Oct 2019: Wild foods & the origin of the Mediterranean diet

    Annual Kent-Kew Distinguished Ethnobotanist Lecture 2019 Shifting geographies of ethnobotany: How Iraqi is the Mediterranean Diet? Professor Andrea Pieroni University of Gastronomic Sciences Pollenzo, Italy 17.00 - Tuesday 15 October, 2019 Jodrell Lecture Theatre, Kew Gardens, TW9 3DS (entry...
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    S. America - Patagonia - Valdivian Temperate Rainforest Edible Plants?!

    Hi, Does anyone have any knowledge or know of any books/websites which might help me. Im going on a 4 week trip into remote the Patagonian Rainforest this December - I'm struggling to find much info on what plants and berries there are to eat - i'm told by a local, not many - "a few berries in...
  3. Emdiesse

    Bushmoot 2013 - Wild Plant Walk

    A recap of some of the plants we saw and learned about courtesy of Fraser on this years Bushmoot. 1. Bramble 2. Stinging Nettle 3. Himalayan Balsam 4. Ground Ivy 5. Burdock 6. Hawthorn 7. Herb Robert 8. Self-heal 9. Sea Buckthorn 10. Greater Plantain 11. Mallow 12. Hogweed...
  4. forestwalker

    Rought horsetail (Equisetum hyemale)

    Soon it is time to collect rought horsetail (Equisetum hyemale) for the seasons needs of rought horsetail. Collect them when they are fresh (these are last years plants, not as good the fresh ones, in my experience), collect in bound bundles and use as scouring "pads" for all your brutal...
  5. forestwalker


    Time to collect more tea for the winter. My usual mix is rosebay willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium), meadowsweet (Filipendual ulmaria, common nettle (Urtica diocia). Often also some mint, blackcurrant, wild raspberry, but that depends on what I find. What is your favourite tea?
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    Useful plants database?

    I've been looking for a while for a collectin of information on wild foods. Is their anywhere on the web where I can find useful plants with information and pictures on what they can be used for? Not every single plant that grows in Britain, but possible a database of ones us guys would find useful?