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Forage In Summer: The Food and Medicine of Britain’s Wild Plants

Forage In Summer: The Food and Medicine of Britain’s Wild Plants

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If you're looking to deepen your understanding of the incredible edible and medicinal wild plants that thrive in the summer months, then this book is specifically for you.

Discover the Secrets of Summer Foraging: Unlock the Power of 15 Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants That Can Transform Your Health and Connection to Nature!

In "Forage In Summer," Robin Harford, one of Britain's most respected foragers, takes you on an immersive journey through the top fifteen edible and medicinal wild plants found in June, July, and August.

This comprehensive guide is more than just a foraging manual; it's a key to unlocking the forgotten stories and transformative powers of plants like Bramble, Burdock, Chickweed, Elder, and more. 

By exploring their past and present uses as food and medicine, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how these wild plants can revolutionise your health and reconnect you with the natural world.

In today's fast-paced, disconnected world, many of us have lost touch with the natural environment and the incredible gifts it offers.

We struggle to safely identify and utilise the wild plants that grow around us, missing out on their untapped potential for nourishing our bodies and souls.

With so much conflicting information available, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. As a result, we remain disconnected from the land and the vital role that wild plants can play in our lives.

"Forage In Summer" is the solution you've been searching for. This unique book is designed to guide you through the process of safely identifying, harvesting, and utilising the top fifteen edible and medicinal wild plants found during the summer months.

With Robin's expert guidance, you'll gain the knowledge and confidence needed to forge a deeper connection with nature and unlock the transformative power of wild plants.

Robin Harford has devoted countless hours to researching, documenting, and experimenting with wild plants. 

His journey has taken him across the globe, from Africa and India to Southeast Asia, Europe, and the USA, as he has sought to uncover the traditional and local uses of plants in traditional cultures.

The knowledge shared in "Forage In Summer" is the result of years of dedication, passion, and hard work, ensuring that you receive the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available on summer foraging.

"Forage In Summer" is designed to be an accessible and user-friendly guide for foragers of all skill levels. Robin Harford's clear, concise writing style and the book's intuitive organisation make it easy to navigate and understand.

Each plant is thoroughly explored, with detailed descriptions, photographs, and practical information on identification, harvesting, preparation and cooking. 

Whether you're a seasoned forager or just starting out, "Forage In Summer" provides a straightforward, engaging approach to learning about and utilising these incredible wild plants.

With this book as your guide, as soon as you begin reading, you'll gain valuable insights into the world of summer foraging, empowering you to confidently explore the natural world around you.

Each plant profile provides clear, concise information that you can put into practice immediately, allowing you to experience the benefits of wild plants from your very first foraging adventure.

Imagine a future where you feel deeply connected to the natural world, confident in your ability to identify and utilise the wild plants that surround you.

You'll experience the satisfaction of harvesting your own wild food and medicine, knowing that you possess the skills and knowledge to support your health and well-being.

As you incorporate these plants into your daily life, you'll feel a renewed sense of vitality, a deeper appreciation for the earth, and a profound understanding of your place within the ecosystem. 

This is the future that awaits you when you embrace the wisdom of "Forage In Summer."

About The Author

Robin Harford, the author of "Forage In Summer," is a highly respected and experienced plant forager, ethnobotanical researcher, and wild food educator.

He is the creator of, a website listed in The Times Top 50 for food and drink, and the author of the bestselling book "Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland."

Robin's foraging courses are listed at the top of BBC Countryfile’s ‘Best foraging courses in the UK’, a testament to his expertise and teaching skills. 

With over a decade of experience running his wild food foraging school, Robin has helped countless people reconnect with nature and discover the joys of wild plants.

His extensive travels have taken him across the globe, documenting the traditional and local uses of wild food plants in indigenous cultures.

Robin's work has been featured in numerous prestigious publications, including BBC Good Food magazine, Sainsbury's magazine, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, and The Daily Telegraph.

As a member of the Society of Ethnobotany, the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland, the Herb Society, and a founding member of the Association of Foragers, Robin is a recognised authority in his field.

When you choose "Forage In Summer," you can trust that you're learning from one of the most knowledgeable and respected foragers in Britain.

Kind Words

Don't just take our word for it – here's what others have to say about Robin Harford and his invaluable contributions to the world of foraging:

"I keep dipping in, and then being enthusiastic about a new plant for the week. Beautifully written, friendly and fun. Thank you, Robin" - Suzy B.

“I ordered all three books of Forage in spring, summer and autumn.  I’m just starting out on my foraging journey and I am finding them an incredibly useful aid to identifying local plants and helping me gain confidence in learning what is edible.  Robin is a very enthusiastic guide and very passionate about sharing this lost art of foraging plants for food. I would totally recommend these guides to anyone with a similar interest. Many thanks.” - Tainia S

“Brilliant book, Robin knows his stuff writing with humour and great knowledge. History, medical properties, recipes and great photos of each plant to make proper identification. I have now learnt to identify (and cook) confidently many plants I would previously passed by. Highly recommend.” - Pauline W.

“An absolutely super book ! So informative and I love the photos. I Highly recommend.” - J.D.

These are just a few examples of the countless testimonials and accolades Robin Harford has received for his work.

When you choose "Forage In Summer," you're not only investing in a book but also tapping into the expertise and passion of a true leader in the field of foraging.

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