Introducing our Brand New Podcast Series 'Bringing Nature Home'

Bringing Nature Home' is a bespoke podcast series which has been developed to engage with the local community. Created with a range of experts, it offers a host of ideas, tips and handy guides on how to make the most of the local area of Kent through guided walks, food, fitness, arts and crafts, as well as advice on how you can do your bit to help the local wildlife flourish.

Berkeley, Bring Nature Home, Episode 5

Episode 5 - Get Cooking

In the fifth episode of the podcast series 'Get Cooking', columnist and award-winning culinary author, Rosie Birkett and Head Chef at Sevenoaks restaurant and deli Brisket & Barrel, Sebastien Gagnebe, will be discussing the art of sourcing local, what to look out for this season, Kent's hidden foodie gems, and how to dazzle family and friends with a few mouth-watering (and surprisingly easy) masterpieces this summer.

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Berkeley, Bring Nature Home, Episode 4

Episode 4 - Crafting With Nature

In the fourth episode of the podcast series 'Crafting with Nature', Maggy Woodley author and creator of the craft blog and YouTube channel, Red Ted Art, provides a guide to using nature within crafting both inside the home and out in the Kentish countryside. Maggy's easy-to-follow tutorials offer a step-by-step guide to activities that appeal to all age groups of children; from creating fairy houses and leaf print art, to photography and collages, inspiring the next generation of crafters.

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Berkeley, Bring Nature Home, Episode 3

Episode 3 - Bird Migration

In the third episode of the podcast series 'Bird Migration', Marie from the Kent Wildlife Trust will be teaching you how to spot different types of birds by their flying pattern, habitat and song. This podcast also includes guidance on how to help our feathered friends as the seasons shift. While some birds leave us for warmer climates by flying south, some decide to stay with is during the winter months.

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Berkeley, Bring Nature Home, Episode 2

Episode 2 - Preserving for the Future

In the second episode of the podcast series 'Preserving for the Future', Julius Roberts, a cook, farmer, gardener and the face behind that popular Instagram page 'Tell Tale Food', shares his tips on preserving foods and safely foraging in the Kent countryside.

Julius delves into the history of preserving, shares simple recipes you can follow at home, talks about the importance of considerate foraging, and reveals his go-to pickling and fermenting techniques. Listeners can also learn how to make gin in their own kitchens with just a handful of natural ingredients.

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Berkeley, Bring Nature Home, Episode 1

Episode 1 - Woodland Walks at Hollyfields

The first in the series is 'Woodland Walks' where we explore the county's natural habitats alongside Kent Wildlife Trust.

Ecologist, Marie Dipple will guide you on an audio tour of the woodlands of the High Weald Walk which surround Hollyfields.

This is a rich and vibrant habitat and a prime spot to explore and enjoy the best of the local great outdoors, whether you're a resident or a visitor.

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