Nutrition Lab Episode 1: Foraging in Spring


In the first episode of our new podcast, The Nutrition Lab, James speaks to Craig Worrall of Edible Leeds about foraging in Spring.

Craig is super knowledgeable when it comes to what to eat and drink from the wild and is a super engaging conversationalist to boot. In the ‘cast you’ll learn how to to avoid dog pee, find out about the edible terrorist of the plant world, and discover the best books to turn you into a formidable forager.

The resources below accompany the podcast for those looking for more information:

Berkeley Open Source Food Project:  Top American university’s guide to foraging.

Edible Leeds: Craig’s website with details of classes, walks and pop-up cuisine nights in West Yorkshire.

Plant images: In the ‘cast, Craig talks about four plants that are good to forage in Spring. Images of these can be seen below.
Stinging nettles


Wild garlic


Dandelion leaves


Japanese Knotweed
Reading list – Craig’s recommended books

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