Wild food is the ultimate in ‘local’ and ‘seasonal’ produce, and historically has always been a source of food for country people. Foraging re-awakens your senses so you gain a greater appreciation of Land, and your place in the natural cycles and rhythms of life.
"We absolutely loved the course: fascinating and deeply therapeutic. Robin is a brilliant communicator and his courses are excellent value for money too." - Naomi Cleaver - Channel 4 & Sky TV Presenter
"Thank you so much for teaching us so much about foraging. It was very inspiring for the whole team, and we will definitely put the knowledge into practice." - Peter & Juliet Kindersley - Owner Neal's Yard Remedies
What To Expect On Your Foraging Course
On your foraging course or walk, you will be shown how to identify wild edible plants, as well as learning the different plant stories, their nutritional values, their folklore, mystery and history. A minimum of 20 edible wild plants are usually covered.
About Robin Harford
The foraging courses are led by ethnobotanist and professional forager Robin Harford. Robin harvests wild edible plants on a daily basis. He is creator of the UK’s leading wild food site www.eatweeds.co.uk.
He specialises in wild edible plants and has been teaching people about their local edible landscape throughout the UK since 2009. He is a co-director of Plants & Healers International, a non-profit that connects people, plants and healers around the world. He travels extensively documenting and recording the traditional and local uses of wild food plants in indigenous cultures, and more recently his work has taken him to Africa, SE Asia and Europe.
Robin has taught foraging at Eden Project, appeared on BBC2's Edwardian Farm, Soul Seekers TV series, STV (Scotland), appeared on BBC radio and been recommended in the BBC Good Food magazine, Guardian, The Lady, Sainsbury's magazine, GQ, Ecologist, Green Parent to name a few. He also consults for TV companies and celebrity chefs.