The day the shops closed: A food forager’s journey. Day 1

I’ve been a keen forager for a long time. To aimlessly wander and pick up roots and shoots, leaves and fruit, it’s my ultimate pastime. I’m realizing more and more that even organic farming has an element of aggression to it, especially when it relies heavily on soil amendments and human inputs to produce food….

A letter from your mother:

So tell me, who really rules the world? Is it the president, supported by his wise advisors and the odd encouragement from his wife? Is it the pope, deprived of life’s greatest pleasures, put in charge when nearing the end of his life? A secret shadow government, tapping your phone, the global banks who enslaved…

3 reasons to eat these vegetables (and it’s not what you think!)

Pre Biotics. Most of us are getting on the PRO biotic bandwagon. Ingesting large amounts (millions, or billions) of good bacteria is an increasingly popular strategy to maintain a healthy gut. Your general feeling of well being (mood), your immune system, concentration levels, your skin, are ALL related to a healthy gut! You may ingest them…