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Nettles
Food

Wild Harvest: Nettles

Possessing menacing spikes of jagged jade-green – you can gauge its painful sting from merely glancing at the common nettle, also fondly known as the stinger. Due to its prickly nature and bothersome weed-like tendency to spread, it’s realistic that it is

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Sloe berries
Food

Wild Harvest: Sloe Berries

The British summer may feel like a distant memory but there is plenty to look forward to as the colder months creep in. Dinners...

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Food

Wild Harvest: Giant Puffball

Don’t be fooled – these are not the deflated carcasses of footballs abandoned in a field – these are the outlines of a larger...

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Blackberry picking
Food

Wild Harvest: Blackberries

Conjuring fond childhood memories of scrambling along country paths with baskets and purple-stained fingers, the humble blackberry is a summer foraging prize that most people will be familiar with. In the first of our Wild Harvest forays into foraging in

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