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Hatchards Talk – Thursday 2 April

Friday, 13 March 2020

I am doing a talk at Hatchards on Thursday April 2nd at 6.30 I plan to bring along a few specimens too!

It would be great to see you.

Roger Phillips

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Cover Reveal

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

All the work is finished on my new book, and it has now been delivered to Unbound the publishers. It changed its title to The Worldwide Forager as when I had finally completed it the first title seem inappropriate, as I had been discovering foraged plants from all over the world photographing them and writing about them. For me the most exciting of the fungi discoveries is The Desert Truffle, I came…

The Three Sisters Recipe and 90%

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

To celebrate reaching 90%, here is a piece on The Three Sisters with a recipe 

The ‘Three Sisters’ method of early agriculture was used by many of the native tribes of North America. Especially in the south west but also notably also by the Iroquois and the Mississippi tribes north as far north as Illinois. The principal element is Maize which was original domesticated in southern Mexico around…

Eccleston Square Walk - Sunday 12 May 2-4pm

Wednesday, 13 March 2019


An update from Roger about the Eccleston Square pledge level, which will be taking place on Sunday 12 May 2-4pm. 

'Come and join me in Eccleston Square Garden. In the middle of London, essentially it is a walled garden with the walls 60 feet high and heated! This means we can grow tender things that would not survive in other places. The garden like most squares has a lot of planes so also…

Mushroom Hunt October 14th

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Exciting Special Offer for mushroom season!

£50 per person or £120 lets two adults and all your children join me. A mushroom identification walk in the New Forest. You also get a copy of my new book and a copy of my publication of keys to all mushrooms.

Picture progress

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Photography is going along fantastically well, in my file I have more than 700 pictures, many are second shots so by no means all will be used in the book. As I work I write notes to myself which later I expand into the text.

Eating Flowers

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Summer flowers are the exciting edibles at the moment. I have been experimenting with Daylilies, they are incredibly succulent and delicious especially when lightly cooked. I will put up a picture on instagram tomorrow.

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