In this short video I talk about about foraging, reconnecting to land and the healing power of Nature with Jo Sinnott, presenter of Soul Seekers, a Travel Channel TV series.
A short video of Robin Harford on the delights & virtues of sea kale (Crambe maritima) root.
In this short video I talk about the folk use of Plantain, and in this instance Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata). The same information applies to Greater Plantain (Plantago major), however I do not know if it applies to Buckshorn Plantain (Plantago coronopus) or Sea Plantain (Plantago maritima).
In this short edible wild mushroom video, Fergus the Fungus Hunter talks about Dryad Saddle and then goes on to show you how to cook it up. This one will have you salivating, especially if you like lashings of butter and cream!
Ever since I met Frank Cook back in 2008, I’d always wanted to interview his friend, Sandor Katz. The two of them were good friends and conducted workshops together. In this short video Sandor talks about his friendship with Frank, and the ways they were exploring wild foods and wild fermentation…
Tom Hodgkinson is editor of The Idler and best selling author of How to Be Idle & How to Be Free. Last weekend I managed to grab him for a quick interview to talk about the idler lifestyle and the benefits of wild food foraging. Watch the video or if you like to read, then you’ll find the transcript below…
The other day I went out with Fraser Christian of CoastalSurvival.com to film how to gather and cook limpets.
There’s nothing quite like going for a wild food forage, gathering wild edible plants as you go, then arrive at a small, hidden beach, and prepare a fire to cook up your wares.
I met Frank Cook while filming him in September 2008, that meeting and numerous email exchanges had a life-changing impact on me. His gentleness and depth of plant knowledge was truly inspiring, and it was via these e-mails that he always encouraged me through EatWeeds to spread the plant knowledge.
Here are some parting words of wisdom from this gentle, peaceful plant teacher.
For 40 years Simone has been passionate about wild food. Zillah and I went to visit her at her home in Calstock, Cornwall, where she prepared a most delicious wild food meal. In this video she talks about her wild food passion, and why it is important to her.