Author, Nikki Brighton is wild about weeds. A writer, activist, and locavore, she is well known in the Midlands for her passion for the environment, community, and local living.
Nikki’s immersive experiences focus on finding and tasting weeds in gardens and public spaces. She knows all the spots to find wild food – and where to source the best local ingredients in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. With Nikki as your guide, you will learn to identify various delicious edibles and surprise your palate while foraging for free food.
Wild About Weeds is your introduction to uncultivated food- a foraging guide and recipe book.
Book Dimensions: 21 x 26cm
"The deliberate erasure of our knowledge is a calamity. In this bountiful part of the world, nobody should ever be poor or hungry. This book is a great contribution to efforts of restoring our food memories." Mvuselelo Ngcoya - academic and farmer
"Nikki changed my whole attitude to 'weeds', in fact she changed my life. Now I love adding handfuls of unusual greens to my salads." Jenny Dean- indigenous landscaper
"Locaherbivore, foraging fundi, eco-explorer, green goddess Nikki has documented her wildly powerful weed walks in a book, illustrated with her own bright and beautiful photographs, packed with recipes and advice.It is a revelation, an education, an adventure, and a delight. I am giving it 5 stars." Erica Platter - author and foodie