I made a YouTube video showing you the different foraging books I have and what I’d recommend about each one. You can see that here.
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I wanted to show you the foraging books that I have and what they look like inside. People process information differently, so I hope it’s helpful to see which books use photos, illustrations, what plants are featured, how it’s laid out and so on. I would say these books are all useful for beginners at foraging and those who have been doing it for a while. Let me know what you think and if you’d add any to this collection!
The books listed are as follows, along with the authors’ Instagram handles, and links for getting your own copy:
Foraging with Kids – @hedgerowguru
The Almanac – @lia_leendertz
Hedgerow – @johnwrightmushrooms
The Edible City: A Year of Wild Food – @foragelondon
The Foragers’ Cookbook – @totallywilduk
They also have brilliant resources on their website including a foraging map and crowdsourced recipes.
The Forager’s Calendar (2020 updated version) – @johnwrightmushrooms
Since recording the video, I bought the mini Food for Free by Richard Mabey.
It’s packed full of info and photos! And small enough to fit in your pocket and bring with you on walks.
I have also been recommended The Hedgerow Handbook by Adele Nozedar @hedgerowguru, especially for the creative souls.
and The Forager’s Kitchen by Fiona Bird for recipes
It is like a luxury notebook really. It has sections for the different months, noting where you’ve seen wild foods so you don’t forget.
Write me a comment below or send me a message on Instagram if you’d suggest any others, and gifted copies of relevant books to review are always welcome 🙂