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: 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 #3: EP08: Emma Kidd on First Steps to Seeing
Practical ways to deepen your relationship with plants, by enhancing your ability to 'see' plants more fully, in a way that no mainstream botany class can ever teach you.
Apr 18 2016
Rank #4: EP19: The Future of Farming is Foraging
Hilltown Organics are revolutionising how we farm. Incorporating wild edible plants into their polyculture farming systems, they grow high-nutrient food plants that are sold at farmer’s markets. According to soil scientists, their revolutionary farming practices have produced some of the richest soil found anywhere in the UK.
Oct 05 2018
Rank #5: EP07: Miles Irving on Foraging & Sustainability
Miles Irving from Forager Ltd, talks about commercial foraging and sustainability, and why the old conservation paradigm is now obsolete.
Dec 18 2015
Rank #6: EP03: Revisioning Herbal Medicine For The People
An interview with Simon Mills, herbal practitioner and author of Principles & Practice of Phytotherapy, The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety, Dictionary of Modern Herbalism. In this interview Simon's talks about : Why plants are not pills. Taking back control our health from experts, and much more.
Apr 28 2015
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: 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 #9: EP10: The Wild & Wonderful World of Fungi
Sep 13 2016
Rank #10: 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