FIELD FACTS

Scottish Field - - LOUISE GRAY -

The Right to Roam gives you per­mis­sion to for­age for wild fruits, nuts and seeds for per­sonal con­sump­tion as long as this right is used re­spon­si­bly and with re­spect for the landowner.

The Forestry Com­mis­sion es­ti­mate that for­ag­ing is worth £21m a year to the Scot­tish econ­omy.

There are about ten dif­fer­ent edi­ble ber­ries that are found in Scot­land’s woods, in­clud­ing wild cher­ries, blae­ber­ries, sloes, rowan and ju­niper ber­ries.

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