The BioDiscovery Adventure at The Planting

The upcoming Planting Festival (May 3-5th), is not only about planting trees and other plants, but also ideas about how to conserve and regenerate out planet. The BioDiscovery Project hosted by The Planting Festival, will see scientists and citizens engaging Woodfordia’s biodiversity; from the very tiny microscopic life to the very visible, colourful and furry.…

Truffle expert shines light on life in the dark at Woodfordia

World renowned truffle expert Professor James (Jim) Trappe recently visited Woodfordia, home to The Planting Festival and the Woodford Folk Festival, to share some of his extensive knowledge of what he calls the ‘unsung heroes of the forest’: fungi, including truffles. WHAT ARE TRUFFLES? You might know truffles better as an expensive delicacy found on restaurant menus, but…