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Foraging Friday (week 22) Elderflower

Posted 1/6/2018

Elder is flowering now, we show you how to turn it into a refreshing Summer drink!

Elder is an easily recognisable hedgerow shrub, sporting great frothy bundles of flowers in June - I say it's easy, there are some lookalikes to the untrained eye but (as with anything) once you know it, you know it!

It's a tree laden with as much folklore as it has practical uses, make a flute from a hollowed stem and apparently Fairies will come to your music... ;)
Discover how to identify this Summer showstopper and how to bottle it to enjoy throughout the rest of the year - go to full article>

Sarah is an artist and writer with a lifetime interest in camping and survival techniques.

Living the #vanlife since before it was a hashtag and touring on two wheels with her husband Ryan, they have a wealth of camping and motorcycling knowledge to share, and know a thing or two about packing light! read more

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