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Suzi Richer

Pollen Analyst – Environmental Archaeologist – Communicating the environment

Category / Food

#30DaysWild 15 June 2016

Enjoying sitting outside and eating stuffed pumpkin flowers, a first for me. You can even see the pollen stuck in the cheese!  If you ever find yourself in Rome I can thoroughly recommend La Taverna dei Quaranta. Proper Italian food, not touristy in the slightest and yet still close to the Colesseum.  #30DaysWild

#30DaysWild 14 June 2016

An entire day spent outside learning how even farming needs to ┬ástay connected to the ‘wild’. Bees are used not just for pollination, but also to monitor the agricultural practices on the farm. Flower strips are planted near all the greenhouses to encourage insects vital for plant health and pollination. And we even got to […]

Damsons

“Urm, what have you got us into?” asked Nick, staring through the fading light at the boxes of damsons piled up against our weather-worn front door. Tired, we’d just returned home after a manic weekend at Ludlow Food Festival. I just grinned. I’m not sure what it is about damsons, but every time I see […]