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Plants to forage in October

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Written by Robin Harford

Foraging is a fascinating skill that both deepens our relationship to nature and empowers our health. This article shares some interesting plants you can forage here in the UK in October.

Foraging is a wonderful way to connect both with nature, and nourish our health. A useful link with images that can help with identification as well as botanical information is Wild Flower Finder. Here Robin Harford shares some edible plants you can safely harvest from the wild in October.

Please note: Under Section 13 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, uprooting any wild plant without landowners’ permission is illegal.

Robin Harford is a plant forager, ethnobotanical researcher and wild food educator. He is the author of the bestselling Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland.

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

Robin is the creator of eatweeds.co.uk, listed in The Times Top 50 websites for food and drink.

Robin Harford

Robin Harford is a plant forager, ethnobotanical researcher and wild food educator. He is the author of the bestselling Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland.

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

Robin is the creator of eatweeds.co.uk, listed in The Times Top 50 websites for food and drink.

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