Learn to forage in the hedgerows like the herbalists of the past. As many of us look for ways to live a more planet-friendly lifestyle, the sustainable and ethical art of foraging offers us a way to connect with the world around us. It is a practice rich in tradition and steeped in history, and one that links us to our past and our future. This foraging companion is designed to be taken with you on your adventures into the hedgerows, forests and woodland all year round. Helpfully arranged by season, this book includes clear photographs to aid plant identification, ideas on how best to prepare and preserve your finds, fascinating foraging and plant folklore, and handy pages to make your own notes and drawings.
Additional features:- Paperback and lightweight (approx. 330g) design, to allow you to take the book with you while foraging- A month-by-month foraging calendar- Advice on foraging etiquette and tips for creating a forager's toolkitThis is the essential guide to enjoying the bountiful delights of the hedgerows.