Welcome to the Urbane Forager Community website
Urbane - adjective, confident, comfortable and polite in social situations.
Urban - adjective, of or in a city or town.
I will not ask you to eat grass; I assume that you all live in houses, go to school or work and live normal lives. I will point out the vast amount of plums, cherries, apples, pears, and nuts that are just waiting to be eaten. This bounty will cost you absolutely nothing.
It does seem crazy that people crush fruit under their tyres on the way to the supermarket. People seem to have forgotten that fruit does grow on trees and that whether you live in the countryside, or in a large city like I do, there are always trees nearby. To learn all about this, follow my BLOG! and please, help to spread the word about the Urbane Forager website.
This page will change according to the seasons, offering tips on what to look for and how best to pick and preserve your fruity booty. Of course, lots of the it will be eaten as it gets picked, which is part of the fun; but so much is available that it is good to save some for later.
I have been very busy during the winter, writing a book based on the Urbane Forager project. The book is designed to be used, to help people get outside, identify and gather from your local fruit and nut trees. The book covers all the fruity fun and recipes mentioned here plus it is packed with extra information. It is currently with a designer and will be published soon. If you require any further information about this exciting new development, please contact us here or through the Blog.