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Foraged food: Wild Garlic Pesto

May has been a joy here at Denmark Farm with warmth, rain showers and green abundance exploding from the earth and hedgerows. The spring bulbs have been stunning throughout the month, particularly the bluebells and wild garlic. The oval shaped and strongly flavoured leaves of wild garlic (Alium ursinum) are one of the first wild foods … Continue reading Foraged food: Wild Garlic Pesto »

Mushroom Magic

This week’s blog post has been written by Daniel Butler who was teaching on the Aberystwyth University (SELL) Ecology of Fungi course run here at Denmark Farm last weekend. Although the leaves are still on the trees (Good God, it’s late November!), apparently snow is its way and most mushrooms are starting to look distinctly … Continue reading Mushroom Magic »

If you go down to the woods today – you never know what you might find!

This strange-looking object was found amongst the leaf litter by a keen-eyed volunteer during our recent Great Nut Hunt  (thanks Sue!). This is the cross-section picture after cutting it in half. It may not look like much in this photo and as of yet it has not been formally identified to an exact species. However we … Continue reading If you go down to the woods today – you never know what you might find! »

Want to learn new skills this autumn?

The Denmark Farm Conservation Centre Autumn Training Programme is packed full of exciting workshops for all interests. Whether you want to extend your knowledge of conservation and species identification or learn a new sustainable craft  you will find something for you. There’s even a ‘Wild in the Woods’ event for kids at half term too. … Continue reading Want to learn new skills this autumn? »