The Yorkshire Post

Watching Felicity Kendall on The Good Life was bad for you after all, says garden guru Monty Don By Lindsay Pantry  Friday 29 July 2016 IT was a vision of 70s suburbia that had viewers wishing they could give up the rat race, surround themselves with chickens and live...

York Press-Wild Food Walk with Wild Harvest

Linda Harrison went for a forage with wild food expert Diana Hammill. “You can eat this – have a taste,” urges wild food expert Diana Hammill, holding out a plant with a clutch of small bright yellow flowers. Diana explains it’s a tansy plant that grows along the...

How to Make Your Own Lip Balm

Whether winter or summer our lips can get dry. Central heating combined with cold weather in winter or sunshine and warm wind in the summer can result in our lips drying out easily as they have no sebum oil glands like the rest of our skin. Absent-mindedly licking...

How To Make Your Own Candles!

It sounds simple but ‘What is a Candle?’ A candle is a combination of fuel and wick, add a third component, fire, to give long-lasting light. Before electric this is all there was to enable our ancestors to see after dark, we know this already BUT did you know that:...

Bath Bomb Kit Instructions

Bath Bomb Instructions These instructions are used for our kits and make four cupcake bath bombs 1. Empty the big bag of softer powder - the bicarbonate of soda - into a large bowl. 2. Add the contents of the smaller bag - the citric acid - into the bowl and mix well...

What’s Been Happening at Wild Harvest Lately?

Well, as mentioned before Christmas, Wild Harvest was going into a winter sleep to re-emerge in Spring re-branded, bigger and better.  After designing our own new logo the matching website is finally up and running and since then we have been busy creating and...

Seven Reasons to Make Your Own Toiletries.

  Seven Reasons to Make Your Own Natural Toiletries. Before considering the reasons for making your own toiletries it is important to look at what exactly is in many of the shop bought products that we smother on our bodies in the name of cleanliness, softness or...

About Wild Harvest School of Self Reliance

Welcome to the first blog post of the Wild Harvest School of Self Reliance. We are a Yorkshire-based organisation offering training and education in self reliance and self sufficiency skills. Our experienced teachers and tutors are passionately committed to empowering...

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