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The Forager's Calendar: A Seasonal Guide to Nature’s Wild Harvests

The Forager's Calendar: A Seasonal Guide to Nature’s Wild Harvests

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John Wright writes as though he's talking directly to you, a good friend in the same room. His harvest of fascinating information is worn lightly, with funny, whimsical observations... this wonderful book should be well-thumbed by anyone who is interested in the natural world. ― BBC Countryfile

A hugely useful, well-illustrated and often funny book ― The Times

He writes so engagingly that it's hard to imagine that actual foraging can be more attractive than reading his accounts of it. ...the splendour of his book, which is a treasure. It is beautifully produced, designed and illustrated. -- John Carey ― The Sunday Times

Praise for A Natural History of the Hedgerow:
A beautifully presented field guide.

-- Robbie Millen ― The Times

This illustrated survey is historically detailed, enriched by the author's deep knowledge of British landscapes and natural history. ― Guardian

A true labour of love spiced with a fine dry humour... [not] just a delightful one-off read, but an invaluable work of reference that will remain on my bookshelves for good. -- Christopher Hart ― The Sunday Times

Under his expert guidance foraging just sounds like a gas, a kind of foody treasure hunt with a bracing hint of Russian roulette. John's writing is knowledgeable, and no less mischievous for its lyricism. -- Niki Segnit author of ― The Flavour Thesaurus

John Wright is an authoritative and often funny guide ... by the end he makes finding one's dinner from the earth sound immensely appealing.' ― Guardian

A thorough, fascinating primer, by a dedicated, knowledgeable enthusiast. You feel in safe hands here, if you follow the careful admonitions. Beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated, and a rewarding to read - even if you never step outside with your forager's basket. -- Woodlands Awards

This colourful guide provides a comprehensive introduction to the UK's wild food, from the meaty-tasting hen of the woods mushroom to salty marsh samphire.' ― National Geographic
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