Wild Foods available August/September

The following is a list of what is commonly available that I have foraged. There are a lot more foods that I have not included, some, although edible, that I didn’t enjoy and some that are uncommon. Also I live in the south west of Ireland and the soil is mostly acidic and what is commonly available will vary.

Bilberry

Bog Myrtle

Carrageen

Chamomile

Chickweed

Crab Apple

Dandelion

Dulse

Elderberries

Fat Hen

Ground Elder

Hairy Bittercress

Hawthorn berries

Hazel nuts

Heather

Hogweed

Horseradish

Kelp

Laver

Marsh Samphire

Meadowsweet

Nettles (tops of young plants only)

Poppy

Red Clover

Rose Hips

Rowan Berries

Sea Beet

Sea Buckthorn

Sea Lettuce

Silverweed

Sorrel

Wall Pennywort

Water Cress

Wild Garlic

Wild Raspberry

Wood Sorrel

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