A Foraging Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain

Articles: Explore the wild world of plants and what it means to forage sustainably.

Books: Comprehensive foraging guide books on the food and medicine uses of wild plants.

Courses: I run numerous foraging courses around the South of England.

Plant A-Z: A summary about the past and present uses of wild plants.

Podcast: Talks by ‘plant pioneers’ on restoring vital connection with the natural world.

Recipes: Quick and easy wild food recipes to inspire you to play with plants in your kitchen.

Seaweed: A forager’s guide to the edible seaweeds of the British Isles.

About Robin Harford

Robin Harford

Robin Harford is a plant-based forager, ethnobotanical researcher and wild food educator. He has published over 50 foraging guide books.

He established his foraging school in 2008. His foraging courses were recently voted #1 in the country by BBC Countryfile.

Robin is also the creator of eatweeds.co.uk, which is listed in The Times Top 50 websites for food and drink.

He has travelled extensively documenting and recording the traditional and local uses of wild plants in indigenous cultures, and his work has taken him to Africa, India, SE Asia, Europe and the USA.

He is a co-director of Plants & Healers International, a non-profit that connects people, plants and healers around the world.

Robin has taught foraging at Eden Project, appeared on BBC2’s Edwardian Farm, Soul Seekers TV series and appeared on national and local BBC radio.

Featured in

BBC Countryfile, BBC Good Food magazine, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, GQ, The Ecologist, Green Parent etc.

Nice things people have said

Robin Harford is so passionate about foraging. What he doesn’t know about, it isn’t worth knowing about. — Richard Corrigan / Chef and Great British Menu judge

You transported us to a whole new level of awareness of the relationship that is possible with our natural environment. Your enthusiasm for this relationship with nature simply boils over in floods until we were soaked through to our very souls. — Richard & Debbie Stansfield

Robin is a brilliant communicator. — Naomi Cleaver – Channel 4 & Sky TV Presenter

Punk ambassador for the plant kingdom, Robin’s infectious encyclopedic enthusiasm is borne from complete commitment to his chosen field. He imparts practical wisdom with engaging confidence, nurturing embodied understanding to lay open the mysteries of the cornucopia at our feet. — Michael Kusz