Become a safe, confident and knowledgeable forager

Foraging Through The Year covers the most common wild plants found throughout the year.

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

An incredible asset to my foraging education!’ – Liza Jasmina Stirling

  • Multiple colour photos of each plant to help make identification easy.  
  • The past and present uses as food and medicine.
  • Field tested recipes.
  • The history, folklore and plant stories.
  • Which part of the plant to use.
  • When the best time to harvest is.In-depth nutritional profiles for each plant.
  • Safety notes: what you need to know if pregnant or on medication.
  • Plus much more.
  • The collection is delivered immediately as downloadable PDFs. So you can keep them on your mobile device when you go out foraging.

    No need to drain your monthly data package. And no need to be connected to the internet.

    Just download to your mobile, tablet or desktop, and you’re ready to go.

    Plants Included: Alexanders, Ash, Beech, Bramble, Brooklime, Burdock, Campion, Chickweed, Cleavers, Clover, Crab Apple, Daisy, Dandelion, Dock, Elder, Fat Hen, Garlic Mustard, Gorse, Ground Elder, Ground Ivy, Guelder Rose, Hawthorn, Hazel, Horseradish, Lime, Mallow, Meadowsweet, Mugwort, Navelwort, Oak, Oxeye Daisy, Pine, Plantain, Primrose, Rosebay Willowherb, Rosehip, Rowan, Samphire, Saxifrage, Scurvygrass, Sea Aster, Sea Beet, Sea Buckthorn, Selfheal, Sloe, Sorrel, Sowthistle, Stinging Nettle, Strawberry Tree, Sweet Chestnut, Violet, Wild Garlic, Wild Service Tree, Wood Avens and Yarrow.

    • Author: Robin Harford
    • Pages: 2176
    • Format: PDF
    • Compatibility: iOS, Android, macOS, iPadOS, Windows, Linux

    Kind Words From Customers

    ‘The scope, scholarship, references and wonderful photographs make these notebooks a brilliant resource and a source of constant pleasure. Thank you.’ – Lynne Friedli

    ‘I have just started reading your wonderful notebooks. I have a small amount of knowledge and find your extensive writings absolutely absorbing.’ – Mandy Conway

    ‘I’m loving all the notebooks! Great quality images and fascinating histories of medicine, folklore, cookery.’ – Angela Goddard

    ‘I’ve often heard people say they wish they could download Robin’s brain and I think this is the closest we’re going to get! The community and resources don’t disappoint. They are a real blessing.’ – Adam Reeve

    ‘My love of the plants and my interaction with them was given a massive boost by your knowledge. Your enthusiasm for the world around us is infectious, thank you.’ – Pip Martin

    About the Author

    Robin Harford is a wild food educator, plant historian and contemplative.

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

    He is the creator of, which is listed in The Times Top 50 websites for food and drink.

    Robin 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.

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