Alex Laird

Root to Stem

Root to Stem

A seasonal guide to natural recipes and remedies for everyday life


This perfect companion to the seasons, this book shows the reader how to take greater control over their own health and wellbeing, treat everyday ailments, and ensure the sustainability of the planet through discovering how to access and eat plant and herb based foods.

'Root-to-stem' eating encourages you to cook and eat every edible part of fruit and veg, including the leaves, skin, seeds and stalks and in the book Alex Laird shows you:

How to make a seasonal remedy for detoxing
How to build a forest garden
How to forage for wild garlic
And why nettles are good for you

Travelling through the 4 seasons, Root to Stem shares the natural ingredients that are available on your doorstep, simple delicious recipes and easy-to-make herbal remedies.