ReadFest 2019: The Foragers Calendar with John Wright, Valence Library, Tuesday, 24. September 2019

The Foragers Calendar : A Seasonal Guide to Nature’s Wild Harvests

John Wright is the country's foremost expert in foraging and brings decades of experience, including as forager at the River Cottage, to this seasonal guide. Month by month, he shows us what species can be found and where, how to identify them, and how to store, use and cook them.

You will learn the stories behind the Latin names, the best way to tap a Birch tree, how to fry an ant, make rosehip syrup and cook a hop omelette. Fully illustrated throughout, with tips on kit, conservation advice and what to avoid, this is an indispensable guide for everyone interested in wild food, whether you want to explore the great outdoors, or are happiest foraging from your armchair.
John will be signing his book, The Foragers Tale.

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Tuesday, 24. September 2019, Valence Library, ReadFest 2019: The Foragers Calendar with John Wright

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