There’s a graveyard in London where you can forage for sloes and wild food

Yum! Eating Poor Man’s Garlic and a plant called Honesty (Picture: Amy Willis)

It is a freezing cold November morning and I’m standing in the middle of a graveyard.

I can see my breath form a small plume in front of me as we begin meandering down a path between dozens of crumbling headstones.

Like making sloe gin? Map of where sloe bushes grow in London

Today I’m foraging for berries to make sloe gin in a place filled with 350,000 dead bodies. And yes, it’s in central London.

Initially I can’t shake the feeling that I’m grave robbing to make alcohol but, and hear… Read the full story

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