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Unlike a static book with drawings we will aim to give you HD quality video showing you real life aspects of wild-food in Britain. A list of the current month's Wild Food will be featured on the left-hand side of the website all year-round.

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1 Signal Crayfish, Trapping and Catching
2 Pignut Foraging with Brother Joe & Phil
3 Wild Food List for November (UK)
4 Wild Food List for October (UK)
5 Cooking Pigeon Stew in Dutch Ovens
6 Wild Food List for September (UK)
7 Wild Food List for August (UK)
8 Wild Food List for July (UK)
9 Wild Food List for June (UK)
10 Wild Food List for May (UK)
11 Wild Food List for April (UK)
12 Coastal Foraging - Salting, Preserving & Pickling
13 Scurvy Grass in April - UK Wild Food
14 Alexanders - Wild Food in April - UK Coastal Edibles
15 Wild Food List for March (UK)
16 Wild Food List for February
17 Ramsons / Wild Garlic in Early March - UK Wild Food
18 Wild Food List - January
19 Sorrel in February - UK Wild Food
20 Eating Woodlice
21 Gorse in January - Wild Food
22 Sea Radish in December
23 Wild Food List for December
24 Watercress in December
25 Rock Samphire in December
26 Lords and Ladies - What Not to Eat (Arum maculatum)
27 Alexanders in December
28 Justin's Wild Food List for November
29 Pennywort or Navelwort Available All Year Round
30 Tapping the Birch Tree for Sap in March - Collecting Birch Sap a clean sugar rich water
31 Foraging for Pignuts - Learn how to forage for wild food

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Sharing Bushcraft Skills and Knowledge Freely regardless of age or status is important to me.

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UK Wild Food - Jan

Listed here are Wild Foods that should be available in parts of the UK in January.

Daisy leaf

Gorse flower
Greater Plantain
Ribwort Plantain
Buck's Horn Plantain (coastal)
Scurvy Grass
Sea beet
Sea Radish
Pennywort (particularly good at the moment)
Alexanders (very good at the moment)
Chirvil (be very careful , as Hemlock Water-Dropwort is starting to sprout now and looks very similar, but is deadly poisonous!)
Sea Purslane
Rock Samphire (still usable, but a bit over now, coastal)
Rose Hips
Common Sorrel
Ivy-Leaved Toadflax
Wood sorrel
Three-cornered leek

*These are just some of the wild edibles you will find in the UK this month.

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