Podcasts and Media

Podcasts, Interviews and Articles

15 December 2021. Podcast: A Year of Wild Food with Monica Wilde. Mark Stephen hears about Monica’s year of buying nothing and foraging for food. Scotland Outdoors, BBC Radio Scotland.  

4 December 2021. Podcast: Ep. 104: Wild Food Year – Mushrooms, Herbalism, Plant Wisdom & the Inner Universe (featuring Monica Wilde) by Darren from The Mushroom Hour. Bless him for listening to my ramblings half way through my wild food year, eating nothing but feral foods and shunning supermarkets. We had a great chat and I hope you enjoy listening in!

23 November 2021. TV, Channel 4: Miriam and Alan – Lost in Scotland. Ullapool and Glencoe. Series 2, episode 2. Start at 07:09 to watch me making natural midge repellents with Miriam Margolyes for Alan Cumming.

7 February 2020. TV, Channel 5: Secret Scotland with Susan Calman. Ayrshire and Arran. Start at 13:40 to watch Monica talking to Susan Calman about the uses of seaweed. (Available until 23 Feb 2023)

29 March 2019. Podcast: Restoring Wild Connection. Monica talks to Miles Irving of Forager Ltd on restoring vital connection, rewilding, wild philosophy, gut flora, health and a love of plants.

9 January 2016: Recording ~ Monica talks to Shereen Nanjiani on BBC Radio Scotland.

4 January 2016: Russell Leadbetter from The Herald talks to Monica about her passion for all things wild.

4 January 2016: Evening Times I’d happily never visit a supermarket again!

June 2014: Campfire Magazine, a ‘First Foraging Guide’.

May 2014: Village Green Magazine on some seasonal plants to forage this summer.

May 2014: Flavour First interviews Monica to see what started her foraging and how best to get foraging yourself.

May 2014: Catriona Thomson from The Scotsman  discovers that her children’s imagination can be held for a very long time, simply by rooting around under the soil in search of an elusive tuber!

April 2014: Western Daily Press finds out that you don’t need to leave your caravan site to forage for a meal and also spoke to Tom Walsh of the Caravan Times.

Sept 2013: Monica speaking about the Seaweed for Health event at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.