Links of Interest

In addition to our own resources, there are many websites offering advice and inspiration for your wild food journey.


The Association of Foragers is an international professional foragers association, promoting sustainability and ecological stewardship through teaching and harvesting wild plants and fungi for use as food, drink and medicine.

Association of Foragers Website

A small selection of sites run by AoF affiliated foragers:

A website run by Mark Williams with a wealth of foraging tips and guidance

Galloway Wild Foods website


Monica’s blog is about wild food, wild medicine, wild living. She is a forager, research herbalist and ethnobotanist. She has a Masters degree in Herbal Medicine, is a Fellow of the Linnean Society and a Member of the British Mycological Society.

Monica's website


Leanne Townsend is based in Aberdeenshire  and most prolific through Instagram where she posts helpful tips on foraging and cooking

Wild Food Stories website

Website run by Amy Rankine


Discover the delicious and useful species on your doorstep or discover unknown areas: from the rolling hills of Lanarkshire, the golden beaches and fields of Fife; the mountains and coast of Moray; the woodlands and lochs of the Forth Valley and Loch Lomond area; to the diverse islands of Orkney.

Foraging Fortnight website

Scottish Craft Butchers –

Scottish Quality Wild Venison -

SQWV is an independent company that exists to maintain develop and promote Quality assurance standards throughout the venison industry

Taste of Game

A partner body running a site  with great resources

Seafood Scotland

The national trade body for the Scottish seafood industry, but with useful resources within their ‘Info hub’. 

Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland is involved all along the food chain to make sure the food you eat is safe, and is what it says it is. We're also here to give healthy eating advice based on the best available, trusted scientific evidence

Wild Game Guide and HACCP Guidance

Wild Deer Best Practice

Guidance on all aspects of deer management to ensure animal welfare and legal compliance on food hygiene.  

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