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A Handbook of Scotland’s Wild Harvest

The Essential Guide to Edible Species, with Recipes & Plants for Natural Remedies, and Materials to Gather for Fuel, Gardening & Craft

  • RRP: £12.99 (print) / £4.99 (ebook)
  • Format: Paperback, Edition: Updated edition
  • Extent: 232 pages
  • ISBN: 9781910192184
  • Ebook ISBN: 9781887354998
  • Genres: Environment, Outdoors
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  • Publication date: August 27, 2015


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This inspirational guide is bursting with invaluable know-how on Scotland’s wild harvest, covering what, where, when and how you can use your bounty in sustainable ways – from the most useful and widespread of species to the less well-known, and from leaves and berries to saps, seeds, seaweeds, mosses and wood.

REVIEWS OF A Handbook of Scotland’s Wild Harvest

'“This book is like a box of treasure: dip in and you’ll find fascinating nuggets of information that will make you appreciate Scotland’s wild harvest so much more.'” - Danielle Ellis, blogger for the Edinburgh Foody ( Read more

“'We have been foraging our lands for centuries to feed, clothe and warm ourselves. Here Fi Martynoga has put together an incredibly informative handbook detailing all things edible, drinkable and sustainable. Now, where are my wellies?”' - Neil Forbes, Scottish Restaurant Awards’ Scottish Chef of the Year 2011

'“With the resurgence of interest in sustainability and the creative use of our native fresh ingredients, this inspiring and comprehensive resource comes at the perfect time.'” - Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles, Scotland’'s 2-Michelin starred restaurant

'“This is a treasure-chest of practical information, first-hand experience and common sense advice, laced with passion and enthusiasm, that will inspire and give confidence to go foraging safely and sustainably.”' - Tess Darwin, Falkland Centre for Stewardship

Trade information

  • Rights: Worldwide Exclusive
  • BIC code(s): WBN, RNU, 1DBKS
  • BISAC code(s): CKB022000, BUS072000

A Handbook of Scotland’s Wild Harvest

About the author

Fi Martynoga

Fi Martynoga, a member of the Scottish Wild Harvests Association and Reforesting Scotland, writes regularly for the RS Journal and edited A Handbook of Scotland’s Trees. She is a life-long forager, gardener, keen cook and campaigner for sustainability issues. Emma Chapman is the founding force behind, and current secretary, of SWHA, and a long-term member of RS. She is a beekeeper and committed forager.

Praise for the companion title A Handbook of Scotland’s Trees:
“This book inspires. It is a delight.” – Roddy Fairley, Scottish Natural Heritage
“A little gem… beautifully published and good value.” – Smallwoods Magazine