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Easy Peasy: Gardening for Kids

We have a new book! Easy Peasy: Gardening for Kids is a do-it-yourself book for small people to explore the natural world around them, and grow and ea   Read More

Elderberry Everything: wine, vinegar, medicine + more

If you forage just one thing from the wilds (or your backyard) each year, please let it be elderberry. Free medicine, wine and dessert vinegar could a   Read More

Milkwood Autumn Courses: Beekeeping, Mushrooms & more

Keen to make 2019 the year you finally start keeping bees? Growing mushrooms? Begin your garden? Or maybe even take the plunge and turn your love of g   Read More

The Milkwood Kids Seaweed Guide

Looking for something to do these holidays? Why not get to know your local seaweeds and the ecosystems that they live in! With our free kids seaweed g   Read More

A year of seaweed, jungles and campfires (and a book)

Looking back, I obviously should have gathered a lot more seaweed last winter - to feed the curious, the enthused and the yet-to be convinced who all   Read More

Making: Wild Fermented Elderflower Soda

It's elderflower season, finally! The gullies + back lanes around our town are awash with their splashes of lacy whiteness, and all the goodness they   Read More