USEFUL LINKS

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Food From Cornwall A comprehensive guide to Cornish food and drink: http://www.foodfromcornwall.co.uk

The Botanical Society Of The British Isles Great information on plant identification: http://www.bsbi.org.uk

Environmental Records Centre For Cornwall And The Isles Of Scilly Resource centre for all wildlife in the region. ERCCIS also runs identification courses on various higher and lower plant groups: http://www.erccis.co.uk

Cornwall Wildlife Trust Safeguarding wildlife reserves in Cornwall and working for conservation of our land and seas: http://www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk

Cornwall Environmental Consultants Ltd Carry out ecological and landscape projects in the South-West and are part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust: http://www.cec.gb.com

Selfsufficientish.com Lively website with fun information on living self sufficiently and on urban foraging: http://www.selfsufficientish.com

Go Self Sufficient Factual site giving advice on all things self sufficient: http://www.goselfsufficient.co.uk

Plants For A Future Great database of edible and medicinal plants: http://www.pfaf.org

Slow Food Cornwall Working to protect, promote and preserve authentic food and biodiversity: http://www.slowfoodcornwall.com

350 An international movement set up to tackle climate change: http://www.350.org

Field Studies Council Network of centres throughout the UK that run wildlife courses particularly in species identification of British flora and fauna: http://www.field-studies-council.org

Be The Change International symposium on changing the current dream of the western world for a sustainable future: http://www.bethechange.org.uk

A Photo Flora Good photo identification resource for plants: http://www.aphotoflora.com

Transition Culture How can our community respond to the challenges, and opportunities, of Peak Oil and Climate Change? Various towns and regions in the UK have signed up the challenge and coming up with local solutions for living in a future with no oil and the implications of climate change: http://www.aphotoflora.com

Patrick Whitefield Associates Permaculture design courses: http://www.patrickwhitefield.co.uk

Plan-It Earth Environmental Education Project Based on a small holding in Sancreed, West Cornwall run by Rachel and David Smart-Knight. Fantastic couple with great vision for the future in training people in all aspects of sustainable living: http://www.plan-itearth.org.uk

‘Wildman’ Steve Brill Interesting resource for wild plant uses: http://www.wildmanstevebrill.com

Really Wild Food & Countryside Festival Festival in Wales for all things wild: http://www.reallywildfestival.co.uk

The Ecologist Environmental affairs magazine: http://www.theecologist.co.uk

Wild Man Wild Food Fergus Drennan This man is serious about wild food and has a deep interest in the natural world. He lives his life with integrity and genuine care and passion. He runs wild food courses and writes for various publications including the Ecologist: http://www.wildmanwildfood.co.uk

River Cottage Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s headquarters in Devon. Beautiful set up with a very friendly bunch of people running the place: http://www.rivercottage.net

Michael Guiry’s Seaweed Site Very informative and factual resource for seaweeds: http://www.seaweed.ie

It’s Not Easy Being Green A green forum: http://www.itsnoteasybeinggreen.org

John Wright’s Fungi John Wright’s mushroom site. John is the mushroom forager for the River Cottage and is a very lovely man and very knowledgeable and funny too!! Check his site out for photos and info on mushrooms and for his fungi forays: http://www.mushroomhunting.co.uk

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