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Wild Food Ray Mears

Wild Food By Ray Mears

Wild Food by Ray Mears


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Summary

Bestselling author and bushcraft expert Ray Mears presents WILD FOOD, the definitive guide to how our hunter-gatherer ancestors found food in the wilds of Britain

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Wild Food by Ray Mears

Ray Mears has travelled the world discovering how native people manage to live on just what nature provides. Whats always frustrated him is not knowing how our own ancestors fed themselves and what we could learn about our own diet.

We know they were hunter-gatherers, but no-one has been able to tell what they ate day to day. How did they find their calories, week in week out throughout the year? What were their staple foods? Where did they get their vitamins? How did they ensure their bodies received enough variety?

In this book he travels back ten thousand years to a time before farming to learn how our ancestors found, prepared and cooked their food.

This extraordinary journey reveals many new possibilities many of the same food sources are still there for us if only we know where to look. Through Ray Mears' knowledge of the countryside and the research conducted specially for this book with archaeo-botanist Gordon Hillman, we learn many new, useful and often surprising things about the amazingly rich natural larder that still surrounds us.

Wild Food Reviews

Ray Mears is a bushman first and foremost and really can survive in any extreme environment. I can't think of a better companion in a crisis. * Tim Lewis, GQ *
If Ray Mears isn't a Great Living Englishman, then goodness me, who is? The man is great, and he doesn't even begin to know how great he is. * The Times Magazine *

About Ray Mears

Born in 1964, Ray Mears has travelled the world studying and teaching the art of survival. He has appeared extensively in perennially popular TV programmes such as Bushcraft Survival, Extreme Survival, The Real Heroes of Telemark and Wild Food. As well as his TV and writing work, Ray founded Woodlore, School of Wilderness Bushcraft, in 1983, and has been teaching his unique bushcraft skills there for the past 25 years.

Additional information

NGR9780340827918
9780340827918
0340827912
Wild Food by Ray Mears
New
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton
2008-07-24
272
N/A
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