But we’re not allowed.
“Researchers from the University of Reading found 7500 year-old worked flint ‘tools’, bones, charcoal and hazelnut shells while working at Goldcliff, near Newport, in September. These finds indicate that Mesolithic people were manipulating the environment to increase their resources, thousands of years before farming began. Charcoal remains suggest these people used fire to encourage the growth of plants, such as hazelnuts, crab apples and raspberries. The researchers believe all these were eaten.” [Phys.org]