This week I went on a retreat that taught some skills of self-reliance. It included basket weaving, making toiletries from nature, archery and making fire by friction. These skills might seem a strange thing for [...]
Every where I go walking at the moment I am spying elderflowers. Did you know that they have incredible health benefits? They are full of antioxidants, are anti-inflammatory and are so are good for my [...]
Finding and gathering wild and natural foods is called foraging. I remember watching the news about 30 years ago and it was about food shortages in Russia. It showed an old Russian woman picking dandelions [...]
Nature offers a lot more variety than the supermarket. Domestically we only farm about 35 plants but there are about 700 edible plants out there in the countryside. During the first lockdown our fruit and [...]
Fresh, organic produce on a shoestring
Growing your own food is good for your purse as well as your health.