Rank #1: EP15: The Handmade Apothecary
In this episode I talk with two amazing herbalists about why we need to build ‘health resilience’ using herbal medicine, in an age of NHS cuts and a national health crisis. When is the best time to self-medicate, and when should you visit the doctor? Why modern medicine isn’t always evil, and what our grandparents could have taught us about how plants, herbs and other foods can empower us.
Oct 24 2017
Rank #2: EP04: Plant Observation & Goethean Science
An interview with Craig Holdrege from the Nature Institute on "Plant Observation & Goethean Science". How to truly know a plant beyond the traditional classification & pattern methods of plant identification.
Jun 10 2015
Rank #3: EP12: Passion Potions: Herbalism and the Radical Heart Revolution
May 10 2017
Rank #4: EP25: Edible Acorns - The Forgotten Food
Acorns are a massive, under-utilised and forgotten food source. Join Robin Harford (your host) and Marcie Mayer (Europe's foremost acorn food producer), as they explore the edible uses of acorns as a food and in cooking. How to properly process acorns to remove tannins. Long term food storage. Acorns nutritional content, as well as establishing community acorn festivals around the country, plus much more.
Sep 17 2019
Rank #5: EP05: Remembering Frank Cook
On the anniversary of Frank Cook's passing, friends remember him and how his work continues through the organisation Plants & Healers International. Includes interviews with Sandor Katz, Mary Morgaine & Marc Williams.
Aug 19 2015
Rank #6: EP18: The Wild Art of Fermentation
Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. The fermentation process can transform the flavour of food from the plain and mundane in to delicious flavours enlivened by colonies of beneficial bacteria and enhanced micronutrients. In this episode I talk with former plant biochemist Viola Sampson turned "fermentation passionista" on the benefits of wild fermented foods. Visit eatweeds.co.uk to download your free copy of “A Beginner’s Guide To Wild Fermented Foods”.
May 31 2018
Rank #7: EP06: How To Make Nettle Leaf Protein
Michael Cole the creator of Leafu a commercially available leaf protein product, discusses why it is so beneficial to humans and the planet.
Sep 08 2015
Rank #8: EP09: Foraging With Europe’s Grand Master
A very special interview with foraging grand-master Francois Couplan. In this podcast Francois talks about his early influencers, animism, human and non-human relationships, plus the new wave of using wild edible plants in gastronomy.
Aug 25 2016
Rank #9: EP17: New York's Notorious Vegan Forager
Notorious New York vegan forager Steve Brill was busted by the cops for picking a dandelion. In this interview the father and daughter double-act discuss their foraging antics around New York. While revealing how to craft delicious vegan cuisine from their foraged finds. Including some truly unique ways to use wild edible plants.
Feb 26 2018
Rank #10: EP22: Foraging The Future, Sustainability & Vital Connection
Nov 12 2018