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Peter Langlands
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Peter Langlands

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With a lifelong interest in the outdoors, Peter spends his time in a wide variety of environments that present a diversity of foraged foods, from alpine to coastal locations. After studying natural sciences at Canterbury University and postgraduate papers in zoology, foraging turned him from a zoologist to an accidental botanist. Peter now works as one of Aotearoa’s only licensed professional foragers,
sourcing wild produce for chefs around the country, including the innovative Amisfield, running foraging workshops and sharing his love of the subject through his social media pages and website @wildcuisinenz. Peter has spent a lifetime compiling Aotearoa’s largest database of wild foraged species and works with international foragers on expanding the spectrum and use of wild foods. Peter continues to discover and explore the abundance of food Aotearoa has to offer, with his partner from their Ōtautahi Christchurch base.

Books by Peter Langlands

Foraging New Zealand

An essential guide to foraging in New Zealand.

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