Robin Harford’s book is an immersive experience into the delights of foraging in Summer, written by one of Britain’s most respected foragers.

Forage In Summer celebrates the top fifteen edible and medicinal wild plants found in June, July and August.

It’s a comprehensive exploration of their past and present uses as food and medicine. Including recipes and colour photos.

An invaluable addition to any forager, herbalist, gardener, horticulturist or naturalist’s library, providing plant-lovers with a much-needed resource for understanding nature’s most useful wild plants.

Inside, you’ll discover the forgotten story of Bramble (Blackberry), Burdock, Chickweed, Elder, Fat Hen, Glasswort (Samphire), Lime (Linden), Mallow, Meadowsweet, Mugwort, Oxeye Daisy, Rosebay Willowherb, Sea Aster, Selfheal and Yarrow.

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What People Are Saying

Vital for foragers. An excellent guide for both novices and ancient experienced foragers like me. Heartily recommended. – BW Consultancy

It is always a pleasure to read any of Robin Harford’s books. They are always very informative and entertaining. This book is no exception. This book covers the most useful wild plants and their culinary and medical usage. – Eric C. Packham

An excellent reference book about wild food foraging. Thank you, Robin Harford, for being inspirational! It is very accessible in style. – Teresa

Even if you think you are pretty good at foraging, there will be something for you to learn here. Written by a real expert, sharing knowledge, tips and stories: it’s a lovely read. – PenGirl

I really like the way the fifteen plants in this book are partitioned into helpful chapters: intro, food and medicine. There has undoubtedly been a great deal of research undertaken in the making of this book. Highly recommended. – DJ Norwood

About Robin Harford

Robin Harford is a plant forager, ethnobotanical researcher and wild food educator. He is the author of numerous foraging guide books.

He established his wild food foraging school in 2008, and his foraging courses were recently voted #1 in the country by BBC Countryfile.

Robin is 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 food plants in indigenous cultures, and his work has taken him to Africa, India, SE Asia, Europe and the USA.

Robin occasionally appears on national and local radio and television. He has been featured in BBC Good Food magazine, Sainsbury’s magazine as well as in The Ecologist, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph etc.

He is a member of the Association of Foragers, the Society of Economic Botany and the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.