Foraging and the law

Foraging and the law as it applies to England and Wales (as far as I can comprehend…) The legality of foraging is often a grey area, because as we know, thousands upon thousands of acts of parliament legislate against our activities in most spheres of our existence under the present rule of statute law. For…

Harvesting Wild Plants – A short guide

It is important to say firstly that all leaves, flowers, roots, and seeds should always be of the usual colour for that plant. Do not use any blackened, mouldy, miscoloured or otherwise damaged material. Handle plants carefully to avoid bruising and spoiling delicate leaves. The cutting of stems should ideally be done with sharp secateurs…