Any other foragers in the north west?

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Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251017 Somnophore
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:15 pm

I'm a youngish (28) but quite experienced forager as wild food enthusiast, would love to chat to others in the area and maybe of anyone needs some tips or whatever I can help out or we can learn from each other.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251064 Henwoman
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:55 am

I wish you lived over here! I'd love to be able to identify confidently wild things to eat.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251066 Somnophore
Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:04 pm

Hey there, I'll add you as a friend on here, I get out to your neck of the woods a couple of times a year if you fancied meeting up. Also you can always email me photos of anything you want identifying if you pm me I'll send my email. Your blog is very interesting x

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251100 Green Aura
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:49 pm

Hi Somnophore, welcome to Ish. Which NW are you in? Britain? We're a global forum doncha know :lol:

If you go to your personal settings and put in vaguely where you live we'll know where you're talking about.
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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251106 Somnophore
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:15 pm

Cheshire, North West UK.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251525 that_sarah_girl
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:44 pm

heya, i live in Wigan. I'm interested in foraging but haven't got much experience...i picked some elderberries last year and attempted to make some wine, but i don't think I bottled them soon enough and it all tastes slightly vinigary. will try again this year!

know any foraging hot spots you want to share? :icon_smile:

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251855 PossibleBoris
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:02 pm

I'm the same as the post above - not much experience, no-one to share it with (the Mrs is an indoors person!) and no idea where to look.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #251864 Somnophore
Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:00 pm

Come spring time if we can all find Somewhere equidistant I'd be happy to give you some pointers on foraging.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252082 Shirley
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:26 pm

I'm in Manchester, and I'd be interested in a group meet.
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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252099 Somnophore
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:44 am

If we can decide on a location i can lead a foraging walk or if someone else has expertise can team up to lead it. So far I'm Chester, we have lancs and Wigan, so somewhere in Cheshire or lancashire or north Wales would be an idea.

I'm out of the country end of march, I'd suggest April or early may would be a good month, anyone who's experienced in mushroom identification that wants to come and help would be good as I have limited expertise there.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252257 PossibleBoris
Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:45 pm

I'll keep an eye out on here for something, sounds good!

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252263 Somnophore
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:45 pm

If anyone interested pms me their email/contact details, I'll put together a mailing list so we can organise it.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252315 that_sarah_girl
Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:38 pm

heya, just PMed you.

I'm up for a foraging meet-up...I don't drive so anywhere near a train station is preferable for me...my other half drives so I could probably get other places, as long as no one minds having my other half and 3 kids in tow!

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252405 Somnophore
Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:39 am

I think the more the merrier, it's good to get kids involved in foraging and things like that young so they grow up knowing about it and don't think it's weird like most people seem to.

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Re: Any other foragers in the north west?

Post: #252622 Broad Bean
Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:22 pm

We're Warrington and well into the foraging thing, OH is good with mushrooms although I'm better with hedgerow stuff.


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