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There is so much food you can get for free - both in the country and the city. Here is our guide to just a few...

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22 wild foods you can find right in your city Singing Strolling through the park one day Can you imagine grazing your way through town? As a Child I did and have since forgotten the fun it was. Healing Herbs, Medicinal Plants, Natural Healing, Edible Wild Plants, Living Off The Land, Wild Edibles, Edible Flowers, Herbal Medicine, Natural Medicine

Plantago rugelii RED-STALKED PLANTAIN

field image of Plantago rugelii RED-STALKED PLANTAIN at the James Woodworth Prairie Preserve - a single specimen prior to bloom stalks emerging

Kelp drying on the washing line Free Food, Silhouette, City, Cities

Kelp drying on the washing line

Parasol mushrooms, collected last September in a Sussex field Free Food, Stuffed Mushrooms, September, Vegetables, Stuff Mushrooms, Vegetable Recipes, Veggies

Parasol mushrooms, collected last September in a Sussex field

  Clean Bottle, Celtic Tree, Free Food, 8 Weeks, Canning, Fruit, Ketchup, Vodka, United Kingdom

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Sloes are in almost every hedgerow somewhere - get to them just before the birds then freeze them for a week to soften up a bit then add to vodka with sugar to make an outstanding yuletime gift Wine Kits, Brewing Supplies, Gin Recipes, Brewing Equipment, Cocktail Drinks, Cocktails, Medicinal Plants, Home Brewing, Yummy Drinks

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Sloes are in almost every hedgerow somewhere - get to them just before the birds then freeze them for a week to soften up a bit then add to vodka with sugar to make an outstanding yuletime gift

wild damsons are like matt purple gemstones of the autumn hedgerow - pickle them in a sweet syrup for a winter treat Winter Treats, Plant Identification, Edible Plants, Pickle, Syrup, Free Food, Blueberry, Bliss, Stuffed Mushrooms

wild damsons are like matt purple gemstones of the autumn hedgerow - pickle them in a sweet syrup for a winter treat

wild apples - odd shapes and each tree will taste different - seek out your favourites along country paths where cores have been dropped! Weird Shapes, Free Food, Apples, Paths, Canning, Fruit, Country, Rural Area, Country Music

wild apples - odd shapes and each tree will taste different - seek out your favourites along country paths where cores have been dropped!

Nettle is one of the best herbs in the nature. People to know how curative power has this plant, they would cultivate only nettle in their gardens. Herbal Remedies, Health Remedies, Home Remedies, Natural Remedies, Arthritis Remedies, Herb Farm, Seed Packaging, Wild Edibles, Medicinal Plants

Csalánleveles hajöblítés zsíros, korpás hajra

A csalán flavonoidokat, kávésavat, vitaminokat és rengeteg ásványi anyagot tartalmaz. A népi gyógyászatban évszázadok óta nagyon sokrétű a felhasználása,

Allium ursinum, Daslook Onder de Magnolia's in de Rozentuin, linkererfgrens. Garlic Flower, Wild Garlic Pesto, Wild Onions, Edible Wild Plants, Wild Edibles, Gardening, Allium, Kraut, Permaculture

wild garlic - extremely pungent smell and beautiful made into pesto - leaves and flowers between April and June, in damp shady woods

sweet chestnuts - many spines, roll on floor with you foot to reveal the shiny chestnut, the roast! Sweet Chestnut, Seed Pods, Free Food, Seeds, Fruit, Image Search, Roast, Floor, Fall

sweet chestnuts - many spines, roll on floor with you foot to reveal the shiny chestnut, the roast!

The Home Brew Centre Grimsby is your local home brew shop for HomeBrew kits, equipment and still Sprits equipment allowing you to distil spirits and liqueurs Home Brew Shop, Elderflower Cordial, Sparkling Wine, Snack Recipes, Party Recipes, Home Brewing, Free Food, Wines, Tea Party

Elderflower cordial

I realised maybe I should post the recipe for the Elderflower cordial I made from scratch, for the Madhatter's tea party a few weeks ago. I only discovered this recently - you'll be surprised how many times in London you have probably walked past an elderflower bush and not realised that these beauties are what make the gorgeous cordial. It's so simple! Ingredients * 1.5 litres of boiling water * 1 kilo of white granulated sugar * 20 large elderflower heads (if they are small, pick more) * 4…