This episode takes us a little away from our chosen niche, and looks at how we can create sustainability by getting out into nature, learning the plants and developing a deeper connection to the natural world.
I talk with Fern Freud about foraging.
Fern is a passionate forager and loves everything it encompasses: food, history, folklore, anthropology, the natural environment. She grew up foraging with her family on the South Downs, mainly for mushrooms, and now runs workshops and classes in Sussex. Fern aims to share the joy that foraging brings her, and inspire and educate others to forage safely and sustainably!
This episode is released while the UK is still on lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. I’m releasing extra episodes during lockdown to aid people’s mental wellbeing and hopefully keep them slightly entertained.
Foraged by Fern Podcast links
- @foragedbyfern (Instagram)
- Cherry Blossom Jam (Foraged by Fern Instagram) – DELICIOUS!
- Artist’s Bracket Fungus
- John Wright – The Foragers Calendar
- John Wright – Hedgerow
- John Wright – Booze
- Birch Sap Collection
- Dandelion Honey
- Dandelion Wine
- Nettle Wine (I used this recipe + some freshly grated ginger)
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