About Robin Harford

About Robin Harford - Forager, Ethnobotanist

Robin Harford is a professional forager, ethnobotanical researcher, wild food educator and sensory botanist.

He gathers wild edible plants on a daily basis, and is the creator of the UK’s leading wild food site eatweeds.co.uk, which is listed in The Times Top 50 websites for food and drink.

Robin has been writing, filming, publishing and teaching people about their local edible landscape since 2008. Recently his foraging courses where voted #1 in the country by BBC Countryfile.

He is also 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 his work has taken him to Africa, India, SE Asia, Europe and the USA.

Robin has taught foraging at Eden Project, appeared on BBC2’s Edwardian Farm, Soul Seekers TV series, appeared on national and local BBC radio and been recommended in BBC Good Food magazine, Sainsbury’s magazine as well as in The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, GQ, The Ecologist and Green Parent, to name a few.