Foraging is the process of obtaining food(s) from the countryside. This often takes the forms of collecting plants, fruits of mushrooms. Use this tag for any questions relating to obtaining wild food stuffs in the great outdoors.

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What time of year to forage sloes?

What is the best time of year / conditions required to pick Sloes, in the UK, for gin and jellies?
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How can I identify edible berries/fruit from poisonous?

How can I identify edible berries/fruit in the wide and avoid the poisonous varieties? Is there a general guideline that can be followed or is each plant specific?
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How do you eat nettles?

In my other question Can you eat dock leaves? How can they be prepared? @ThatIdiot says: ... the stinging nettles are one of the best forage foods out there. So how do you prepare these? What ...
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Can you eat dock leaves? How can they be prepared?

Are dock leaves/rumex edible? They're on of the most common plants we see in the UK (that and stinging nettles) and I find myself wondering how if I could eat them. I've been told before that you ...