Sea Aster – A Foraging Guide to Its Food, Medicine and Other Uses

Scientific name Tripolium pannonicum. Family Compositae. Botanical Description The plant yields blue-purple, daisy-like flowers with bright yellow stamens among a sea of long, slender green leaves.  Status Native to Britain, Europe, North Africa, and Asia. See: Maps. Habitat Sea cliffs, saltmarsh, salt water, coastal mud flats. Parts Used For Food Shoots, leaves, stems. Harvest Time Harvest from late Spring through Summer. Food Uses In pre-industrial Sweden sea asters were one of

Wild Carrot Flower Cordial – A Summer Love Potion

I love Summer. The warm breeze on my face and body. The bees buzzing around. The spectrum of flowers. I take my daily walk either very early in the day or just as dusk is descending. It’s at this time the flowers show their true beauty. As I make my circular walk around the river near where I live. I revel in the multitude of purple, yellow, cream and white

Sussex Foraging Courses & Walks

Robin Harford has been running his hugely popular Sussex foraging courses for over a decade. Before wild food became mainstream. His Sussex foraging courses are considered to be truly inspirational and were recently voted #1 by BBC Countryfile. Join Robin on a unique wild edible journey and discover the true taste of Britain. During your time together you will be taken on an exciting journey around the hedgerows and wild

Dorset Foraging Courses & Walks

Robin Harford has been running his hugely popular Dorset foraging courses for over a decade. Before wild food became mainstream. His Dorset foraging courses are considered to be truly inspirational and were recently voted #1 by BBC Countryfile. Join Robin on a unique wild edible journey and discover the true taste of Britain. During your time together you will be taken on an exciting journey around the hedgerows and wild

Devon Foraging Courses & Walks

Robin Harford has been running his hugely popular Devon foraging courses for over a decade. Before wild food became mainstream. His Devon foraging courses are considered to be truly inspirational and were recently voted #1 by BBC Countryfile. Join Robin on a unique wild edible journey and discover the true taste of Britain. During your time together you will be taken on an exciting journey around the hedgerows and wild

London Foraging Courses & Walks

Robin Harford has been running his hugely popular London foraging courses for over a decade. Before ‘wild food’ became mainstream. His London foraging courses are considered to be truly inspirational and were recently voted #1 by BBC Countryfile. Join Robin on a London foraging course and rediscover the true taste of Britain. During your time together you will be taken on an exciting journey around the city and discover Nature’s