This handy sized reference book, ideal for popping in your pocked prior to a walk, helps you identify the most common wild food showing you what plant is at its peak for picking, which mushrooms can be gathered where and when, or which berries are ideal for preserving in a jam or jelly. With sections examining fauna, flora and fungi The Pocket Guide to Wild Food encourages you to go forth and forage with sections detailing woodland, heath and hill, the seashore and the river bank making it an essential walking companion for the novice forage keen to take advantage of nature's free larder. Accompanied by recipes, photographs and illustrations this book is an ideal introduction for every budding forager.
Paul Peacock is Co-Editor of Home Farmer Magazine and a regular presenter on Allotment TV. Known for his passion for all things rural he writes for many UK national publications and has written many books on smallholding matters.