foraging


Quince jam

Quince is a non-native tree in the rose family.  It’s related to apples and pears, in fact the fruits look a bit like an oversized pear.  It’s often grown for it’s attractive pink blossom but the fruits are not to be overlooked. Here’s a simple recipe for quince jam, a wonderful accompaniment to cheeses and […]

quince jam

what are fairy rings

What are fairy rings

On a recent 2 Day Fruits & Fungus Foraging course we were asked ‘What are fairy rings?’.  This is a great question and one with a fascinating answer.  It’s all to do with the way that some species of mushrooms grow and reproduce.  In the fields near to our ancient woodland camp, it tends to […]


Rosehip syrup

Rosehips are the fruits found on roses, and they are ready at around this time of year.  They’re rich in Vitamin C and rosehip syrup is very tasty.  This photo is of people collecting rosehips on our autumn foraging course. You might want to take a look at this post on different edible fruits and […]

rosehip syrup | foraging | Kent | London | south east

Bushcraft Club 2020

Now in it’s 7th year, we’ll be starting Bushcraft Club on Tuesday 7th July at 6:30pm from our ancient woodland camp in Westwell, Kent, just a few miles from Ashford. After much thought we’ve decided that this year we will run Bushcraft Club for adults only; normally on Family Bushcraft Club we have more people […]

bushcraft club 2020 | Kent | Ashford | Canterbury