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Did you know? Food wastage facts UK...

Did you know? Food wastage facts UK...

Did you know? Food wastage facts UK...
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Did you know? Food wastage facts UK...

Did you know, the UK produces approximately 60% of all the food we consume. This means a reduced carbon footprint and fewer "food miles". That is great! However, the UK is also one of the most wast...

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A Guide To British Fauna - The Wild Boar
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A Guide To British Fauna - The Wild Boar

Scientific Name : Sus scrofa Common Names : Wild Swine, Eurasian Wild Pig, Wild Pig Photo:Jerzy Strzelecki, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia C...

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Ten Basics Of WIlderness Survival
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Ten Basics Of WIlderness Survival

For any wilderness explorer, there are 10 basics of survival to master! 1) Water - The body can only survive a few hours to a few days without water, depending on conditions, temperature, levels of...

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The Lockdown Kitchen – Flour Shortages and How to Bake Bread the Easy Way.
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The Lockdown Kitchen – Flour Shortages and How to Bake Bread the Easy Way.

When England first went into lockdown as a result of Covid 19, many of our local supply chains were affected, including bakeries and supermarkets. Luckily, there was always a sufficient supply of b...

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Tropical Wild Edibles - The Avocado
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Tropical Wild Edibles - The Avocado

Botanical name: Persea americana Common names: Avocado, Avocado Pear, Alligator Pear Family: Lauraceae, the “Laurels”.   Physical Appearance: A medium sized tree that grows up to 20 metres in heig...

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Wild Poisonous Plant Of Week 11- Dumb Cane
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Wild Poisonous Plant Of Week 11- Dumb Cane

Botanical name: dieffenbachia Common name: Dumb Cane, Mother in Law’s Tongue Distribution: Originates in South America, Argentina and the West Indies. Was brought over to the UK as an ornamental pl...

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Wild Poisonous Plant Of The Week 13 - The Daffodil
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Wild Poisonous Plant Of The Week 13 - The Daffodil

Botanical name: narcissus pseudonarcissus Common name: Daffodil, Distribution: Common throughout much of the temperate area. Most commonly found in woodlands and grasslands. Time of year: March, A...

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Wild Edible Of The Week 50 "Vetch"
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Wild Edible Of The Week 50 "Vetch"

Botanical name: Vicia sativa Common name: Vetch, Poor Man's Peas, Bush Vetch, Common Vetch Physical appearance: Small slender leaves, which grow in opposing pairs on a stem which ends with fine cu...

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Wild Edible Of The Week 51 "Plantain"
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Wild Edible Of The Week 51 "Plantain"

Botanical name: Plantago major, Plantago lanceolata Common name: Plantain, Broad Leaf Plantain, White Man's Foot, Greater Plantain, Cart Track Plant, Ribwort Physical appearance: A low growing, s...

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Wild Edible Of The Week 47 "Milk Thistle"
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Wild Edible Of The Week 47 "Milk Thistle"

Botanical name: Silybum marianum Common name: Milk Thistle, Mary Thistle, Cardus Marianus, Scotch Thistle, Mediterranean Milk Thistle, Veriegated Thistle Physical appearance: These are quite easy t...

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