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Hinterland: Foraging around the River Trent

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

From the 21st-23rd August, the Field Kitchen embarked on three foraging trips with small groups. We investigated the banks of Nottingham’s river Trent, searching for edible plants to cook with the mobile kitchen. August is a fruitful month with wild plums, blackberries, and elderberries in abundance. In addition to these more familiar foods, the foragers were introduced to chickweed, fat hen, comfrey, nettle tips, mugwort, plantain and yarrow.

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