BLOG: Forage & Feast September

This month, Dave Winnard has three mushrooms to look for, two nice edible species and another deadly species to AVOID.This month forage for Aniseed Funnel, the Shaggy Inkcap and the deadly Brown Rollrim. 

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GM charities receive £1,024,000 to connect people with nature and tackle climate change

Groundwork Greater Manchester, City of Trees and the Mersey Rivers Trust have been awarded a grant of £1,024,000 from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund to connect people with nature and deliver nature-based solutions to climate change in Manchester’s river valleys

BLOG: Forage & Feast August

This month I have some berries to look for, a nice edible mushroom and one of our most deadly species to AVOID.

Pupils from Wellacre Academy Work Hard to Improve Their Local Park

As part of the Wellacre Community Access Scheme project, City of Trees have held a series of outdoor learning sessions with Year 9 Pupils from Wellacre Academy.

BLOG: Forage & Feast July

The calm before the storm… this month feels like the final dress rehearsal before the big show of berries, nuts and mushrooms are finally here. That is not to say there is not plenty to search for this month, such as species from previous articles, like Elder, japanese rose, linden flowers and Darwin’s barberry.

EPIC project announced to help shape the future of farming

ELM Partnership in the Irwell Catchment (EPIC), has recently been launched by local environmental charity Groundwork Greater Manchester as one of several DEFRA ‘ELM Tests and Trial’ projects across the country.

BLOG: Forage & Feast June

I am in a great mood at the moment, maybe it is that the sun has finally been shining or maybe its the fact that I’m getting married in a few days, who knows! To celebrate, I have three plants for you this month. Two are edible species, one to look for close to home and one to look for if you are enjoying this lovely weather nearer the coast. The last is a deadly poisonous species in a surprising location.