FindaForager.com – The Database to Find a Forager Near You!

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Find a Forager!

This is a database to help you to find a forager near you!

There are an incredible number of people who desire to connectt with the land and learn how they can work with the plants in their region. There are already many online resources and books available to begin foraging but I believe the best way to begin foraging is by learning from a knowledgeable forager in your area. Many local foragers are out there, but they can be hard to find, especially for people who have just awakened to this possibility.

This database focuses on foragers in the United States and Canada.

See our more limited Find A Forager International Database here.

If you are a forager and would like to be added to this database, please scroll to the bottom of this page for instructions. If you know of foragers who would like to be on this database please also submit them via the instructions on the bottom of the page.

Note: Forager’s listed in this database have not been verified or endorsed by FindaForager.com.
Discretion is required by you, the potential forager, to decide who to go foraging with and to trust. This site is 100% free and non-monetized and is here solely to help others begin foraging.

We have found many foragers using existing online databases and have included them here. The following are four lists/databases that we recommend. The foragers that we have added from these databases are market with asterisks.

The Association of Foragers which lists over 100 foragers, primarily in Western Europe. (marked with ****)

We are also working on a Beginner’s Guide to Foraging, packed with resources, which is in process here.


United States

(Organized alphabetically by state and then forager’s last name.)

Alabama

Jesse Akozbek
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Greater North Alabama area
feralforaging.com, Facebook Group, Instagram, YouTube Channel
info@feralforaging.com
North Alabama Foraging Club 

Darryl Patton*
Gadsden, Alabama, USA
South Carolina
The Southern Herbalist, Facebook
Classes
darryl@thesouthernherbalist.com, 256-547-2453

Alabama Foraging Society Facebook Group

Wild Foraging In Alabama And Surrounding States Facebook Group

Alaska

Laurie Constantino
Anchorage, Alaska, USA
laurieconstantino.com, Facebook Group
Classes

Adventure Ryan
adventureryan.com
Facebook, Instagram

Mushrooms and other Fungi of Alaska Facebook Group

Alaska Morels and other Mushroom Madness Facebook Group

Arizona

Arizona Mushroom Society*
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
arizonamushroomsociety.org, Facebook
Classes
azmushroomsociety@gmail.com

Peter Bigfoot / Revis Mountain School of Self-Reliance*
Roosevelt, Arizona, USA
reevismountain.org, Facebook Group, YouTube Channel
Classes
info@reevismountain.org, 928-257- 1544 

Desert Harvesters**
Tucson, Arizona, USA
desertharvesters.org

Mark Lewis
Scottsdale, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Website
manujib@yahoo.com, 480-268-3162

Joyce Latura*
Tumacacori, Arizona, USA
bjbinx53@aol.com

Mike Masek/ The Forager’s Path*
Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
theforagerspath.com
mmasek@theforagerspath.com

Michael Morearty*
Glendale, Arizona, USA
mikeinphoenix@hotmail.com, 602-938-2275, 602-909-9629

Patty West*
Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
paw3333@yahoo.com, 928-607-3162

Arkansas

Charles GriffithMaster*
Ozark, Arkansas, USA
crjg@centurytel.net

Arkansas Wild Foodies Facebook Group

California

Bryan W. Bramlett
Berkeley, California, USA
Classes
healingecosystems@gmail.com

Pascal Baudar*
La Crescenta, California, USA
Arizona, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Oregon and abroad: Belgium, France
urbanoutdoorskills.com, Facebook
pascal@urbanoutdoorskills.com

Calflora**
Information on wild California plants
calflora.org

Charles W. Kane
California, Texas, Arizona
medivetus.com, Facebook

Earth Skills
Frazier Park, California, USA
earthskills.com

Tim Corcoran
Mount Shasta, California, USA
hwos.com, Facebook Group
Classes
info@hwos.com, 530-938-1304

Kevin Feinstein*
Oakland, California, USA
feralkevin.com
feralkevin@gmail.com

Kyle Dall
Redding, California, USA
kyledallmt@gmail.com, 530-722-8349

Headwaters Outdoor School*
Santa Cruz, California, USA
Teachers, hwos.com
Classes
info@hwos.com, 831-423-3830

Ellen Kelley*
Santa Catalina Island, Avalon, California, USA
USC Wrigley Marine Science Center

Barbara Kolander*
Crestline, California, USA
Facebook Group
wildmtnwoman@hotmail.com, 909-337-1481

Christopher Nyerges**
Eagle Rock, California, USA
schoolofself-reliance.com, Facebook Group
Classes
info@schoolofself-reliance.com, 626-791-3217

Heather Pier*
Auburn, California, USA
916-996-1739

Jim Robertson*
Santa Monica, California, USA
aboriginalskills.com, Facebook
Classes
j3rbrts@dslextreme.com, 310-395-0943

Hank Shaw*
Sacramento, California, USA
honest-food.net, Facebook Group, Instagram
scrbblr@hotmail.com

Jess Starwood
Greater Los Angeles, CA
jstarwood.com
classesfacebook
(805) 208-2511, jess@jstarwood.com

Colorado

Katrina Blair*
Durango, Colorado, USA
turtlelakerefuge.org, Facebook Group
Classes
turtlelakerefuge@yahoo.com, 970-247-8395
Other resources

Kristen & Trent Blizzard
Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA
modern-forager.com
contact, facebook

Cattail Bob Seebeck
Drake, Colorado, USA
survivalplants.com
classes

970 214 1647, cattailbob@hotmail.com

Vera Stucky Evenson
Denver, Colorado
botanicgardens.org
evensonv@botanicgardens.org

Diana Marie Dummer*
Evergreen, Colorado, USA
frhi@earthlink.net, 303-679-8290

Lauren Bond Kovsky*
Boulder, Colorado, USA
theriverspath.org
lauren@theriverspath.org, 303-859-7174

Erica Marciniec/Davis**
Colorado, USA
wildfoodgirl.com

Brigitte Mars*
Boulder, Colorado, USA
brigittemars.com
brigitte@indra.com, 303-442-4967

Orion
Colorado, USA
foragecolorado.com, Facebook Group, Instagram, YouTube Channel
Classes
foragecolorado@gmail.com

Dorje Root*
Crestone, Colorado, USA
rootsofhealing.com
dorjeroot@yahoo.com, 719-256-486

Farida Sharan*
Boulder, Colorado, USA
purehealth.com
school@purehealth.com, 888-593-6173

Connecticut

Connecticut Botanical Society**
ct-botanical-society.org

Lorraine French*
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
LoraineFrench@comcast.net

Sam Schaperow*
Connecticut, USA
sam.schaperow@gmail.com

The Three Foragers, Robert, Karen and Gillian*
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
the3foragers.blogspot.com Facebook Group
kraczewski@comcast.net

Delaware

Return to Nature US
Delaware, USA
returntonature.us
Classes
dan@returntonature.us

Florida

Green Deane*
Maitland, Florida, USA
eattheweeds.com, Facebook Group, YouTube Channel
Classes
GreenDeane@gmail.com
DVD set

Andy Firk*
Arcadia, Florida, USA
floridaforaging.com
andy@floridaforaging.com 

Susan Marynowski*
Florida, USA
Facebook

Emily Ruff*
Florida, USA
holisticlivingschool.org
Classes
info@holisticlivingschool.org

Maribou Thomas*
Florida, USA
unholding@gmail.com

Northeast Florida Foraging Group Facebook

Brook Edmisten Wood
Banford, Florida, USA
North Florida
Facebook, Foraging Florida Facebook Group
850-293-7049

Georgia

Anne-Marie Bilella
Monroe, Georgia, USA
foragerchick.com, Facebook – BellaVistaFarm, Facebook – ForagerChick, Instagram, Youtube
Classes
mybellavistafarm@gmail.com, 770-355-8562

Joyce Bisbee*
Calhoun, Georgia, USA
706-629-2638

Delilah Ann Gill*
Blackshear Calhoun, Georgia, USA
Gillda1958@yahoo.com, 912-614-2750

Cara-Lee Langston
Clayton, Georgia, USA
wildcraftkitchenga.com, Facebook Group, Instagram
Classes
wildcraftkitchenga@gmail.com

Mary Meyer*
North Georgia, USA
wildingeorgia.blogspot.com

Mo Turcotte*
Rising Fawn, Georgia, USA
earthskills.net
mturc@earthskills.net, 770-402-0007

Mark Warren*
Dahlonega, Georgia, USA
medicinebow.net
Classes
medbow@windstream.net, 706-864-5928

Hawaii

Nat Bletter, PhD.*
Hawaii, USA
nbletter@yahoo.com

Ed Fenzl*
Western Hawaii, USA
rseco-150-ski@earthlink.net

Sunny Savage*
Haiku, Hawaii, USA
sunnysavage.com
support@sunnysavage.com, 808-206-8882

Idaho

Krista
Boise, Idaho, USA
Pacific Northwest
fungalforager.com, Facebook

Idaho Foraging Facebook Group

Illinois

Pat Armstrong*
Naperville, Illinois, USA
theresiliencyinstitute.net, Facebook Group, Instagram
Classes
630-447-9910

Michael Baker
Chicago, Illinois USA
All of Illinois
Edibleillinois.com, Facebook, Instagram
Classes
Edibleillinois@gmail.com

Natalie Evans
Illinois, USA
natalieannevans.com
instagram
classes

773-510-6230, natalieannevans@gmail.com

Ken Johnson 
Central Illinois, Peoria, Hanna City and Iowa, USA
Panther Creek Survival
309-264-8805
backtrail17@gmail.com

Nance Klehm*
Chicago, Illinois, USA
spontaneousvegetation.net
Nettlesting@yahoo.com

Nina Lawrin
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Metro-Detroit, and SW Michigan
Website, Instagram, YouTube
Courses and Private bookings
Nina@loverencollections.com

David Odd
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nationally available
oddproduce.com, Facebook Group
Classes
dave@oddproduce.com, 847-409-8623

Crystal Stevens / Flourish / Tend and Flourish School of Botanicals
Godfrey, Illinois, USA
growcreateinspire.com, GrowCreateInspire Instagram, Tend and Flourish Instagram
growcreateinspire@gmail.com

Indiana

Josh Busbee
Martinsville, Indiana, USA
Central Indiana
trilliumwildedibles.com, YouTube Channel
Classes
trilliumwildedibles@gmail.com, 317-607-1337

Kristen Giesting
Batesville, Indiana, USA
Facebook
forageorv@gmail.com

Dustin McCreery
North Vernon/Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
YouTube Channel
dustinmccreery@gmail.com, 812-216-1735

Gregory E Monzel
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
whitepinewilderness.com, Facebook Group
Classes
317-774-6360

Creek Stewart*
Anderson, Indiana, USA
willowhavenoutdoor.com

Carrie Vrabel
Fort Wane, Indiana, Usa
Teaching all over northern Indiana
wildedibleindana.com, Facebook, Instagram
wildedibleindiana@gmail.com
Certified by the state of Indiana as a Wild Mushroom Identification Expert (ID#00174)
Certified by the state of Michigan as a Wild Mushroom Expert (Cert.# MC00806)

Iowa

Andy Benson*
Iowa, USA
Facebook Group – Midwest Foragers

spiderfrets@hotmail.com

Mike Krebill*
Keokuk, Iowa, USA
mikekrebill@aol.com, 319-524-4576

Chelsea Ewen Rowcliffe*
Osage, Iowa, USA
Facebook
chelseaewen325@gmail.com 

Kansas

Marqueta Graham
Kansas, USA
YouTube Channel

Prairie Wolf*
Randolph, Kansas, USA
john@prairiewolf.net, 785-293-5310

Kansas Mushroom Identification and Discussion Facebook Group

Kentucky

Joe Bass*
Ervine, Kentucky, USA
jbplnt@yahoo.com, 661-210-5792

Kentucky Forager
Kentucky, USA
Facebook Group

Cheng Liu
Berea, Kentucky, USA
Florida
logicgirl.com, Facebook Group, Instagram
Classes
cheng@logicGirl.com

The Hungry Forager
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
thehungryforager.com, Facebook Group, Instagram
Classes

Louisiana

Emily and Daniel Mills
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
redearthwildcrafted.wordpress.com, Facebook
redearthsbc@gmail.com, 318-658-0949

Dr. Charles Allen
Pitkin, Louisiana, USA
Classes and Books
native@camtel.net, 337-328-2252

Louisiana wild edibles, foraging & wild medicinal plants & mushrooms Facebook Group

Forage Louisiana Facebook

Central Louisiana Mushroom Hunters, Foragers, Growers, and Enthusiasts Facebook Group

Maine

Josh Fecteau*
Kennebunkport, Maine, USA
joshfecteau.com
Classes
josh@joshfecteau.com 

Christen Gordon
Bangor and Central Maine, USA
New England, Eastern Canada
Facebook
downtownhomesteader@gmail.com

Arthur Haines*
Canton, Maine, USA
arthurhaines.com, primitiveskills.com
arthurhaines@wildblue.net, 207-837-4920

Shawn Levesque*
Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, USA
Greeneargentcord@yahoo.com, 207-440-8257

David Spahr
Washington, Maine, USA
Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada by David L. S
Mushroom-Collecting.com
NortheastMushrooms : Northeast Mushrooms
Facebook | David Spahr
dspahr3d@aol.com, 207-215-2622

Daniel Vitalis
danielvitalis.com
info@wild-fed.com
facebook

Maryland

Bill Kaczor
Brentwood, Maryland, USA
ancestralknowledge.org, Facebook Group, Youtube
ak@ancestralknowledge.org, 240-832-5435

Eric Joseph Lewis
Knoxville, Maryland, USA
Florida, USA
plantpath.org, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube
ericjosephlewis@gmail.com

Dr. Fushcia-Ann Hoover
Maryland, USA
fushciahoover.com, Instagram

Rick L. Hueston*
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
ancestralknowledge.org
Classes

Massachusetts

Russ Cohen*
Arlington, Massachusetts, USA
Connecticut
Classes

eatwild@rcn.com, 781-646-7489

Blanche Cybele Derby*
Northamptom, Massachusetts, USA
Facebook
qs2t@hotmail.com

Neftalí Durán
Massachusetts, USA
icollectiveinc.org, Instagram

Earthwork Programs**
Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA
earthworkprograms.com

Ellen Evert Hopman*
Amherst, Massachussetts, USA
elleneverthopman.com
saille333@mindspring.com, 413–323-4494

Stephen Kerr
Greenfield, Massachussetts, USA
Instagram
smkerr128@gmail.com, 774-276-2531

Iris Weaver*
Gloucester, Massachussetts, USA
info@irisweaver.com, 617-773-5809

David Craft
Arlington, Massachussetts, USA
www.foragelive.com

Rachel Goclawski
Millbury, Massachussetts, USA
linktr.ee/cookingwithmrsg, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube
Classes
goclawski@msn.com

Michigan

Ryan Iacovacci & Amber Joy
Marquette, Michigan, Florida, USA
moonmtn.com, Facebook, Instagram
moonmtn.mi@gmail.com, 517-896-3746

Clay Bowers
Northern Michigan, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Traverse City, Michigan, USA
nomiforager.comFacebook
Classes
wildvittles@gmail.com

Lisa M. Rose
Great Lakes Area, Michigan, USA
burdockandrose.com Facebook
lisa.marlene.rose@gmail.com

Vanessa Shafer
Holly, Michigan, USA
Website
vanessa@rnherba.com

Ellen Elliott Weatherbee*
Pinckney, Michigan, USA
eew@umich.edu, 734-878-9178

Minnesota

Alan Bergo
Minnesota, USA
foragerchef.com, Facebook, Instagram

Matthew Alfs*
New Brighton, Minnesota, USA
midwestherbalstudies.com
, Facebook
Classes
MWSHS@aol.com, 651-484-0487

Stephanie Williams*
White Earth, Minnesota, USA
Member of the White Earth Nation
makonce@hotmail.com

Mississippi

Joseph Hosey
Laurel, Mississippi, USA
Facebook, Instagram
601-470-0177

Mississippi Foraging Community Facebook Group

Missouri

Rachael West
Springfield, Missouri, USA
eatingtheozarks.com, Facebook
onceuponaweed@yahoo.com

Bo Brown*
Rogersville, Missouri, USA
First Earth Wilderness School,
Facebook
bo@firstearth.org, 417-840-1615

Missouri Plants**
missouriplants.com

Missouri Wild Food Foraging Facebook Group

Montana

Erica Davis
Rocky Mountain Region
wildfoodgirl.com
facebook

Jacob Zimmerer
Bozeman, Montana, USA
Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
ecologicalhumanproject@gmail.com

Thomas Elpel*
Pony, Montana, USA
greenuniversity.com, Facebook
thomasjelpel@gmail.com
Book 1, Book-02

Nebraska

Paul and Nicole Saville
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
spiritusvitaebotanicals.com, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
Classes
spiritusvitaebotanicals@gmail.com

Rick Hamilton
Nebraska, USA
info@spiritinthewind.com

Omaha Area Foraging Facebook Group

Nevada

John J. Slattery
Southwest Region of USA
johnjslattery.com
Classes
john@johnjslattery.com

New Hampshire

Karen Lynn*
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
603-361-2084

New Hampshire Foragers Facebook Group

New Jersey

Robin Rose Bennett*
Hewitt, New Jersey, USA
robinrosebennett.com
robin@robinrosebennett.com, 973-728-5878

Dan Farella (Dan De Lion)*
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, USA
returntonature.us, Facebook, Youtube
Classes

Debbie Naha*
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, USA
Instagram, wildediblesnjpa.com
Book on Foraging
debbienaha@gmail.com, 908-456-1681

Tama Matsuoka Wong
New Jersey, USA
meadowsandmore.com, Facebook, Instagram
meadowsandmore@gmail.com

New Mexico

Gina Rae La Cerva
New Mexico, USA
ginaraelc.com, Instagram

John Duncan*
Taos, New Mexico, USA
osonegroschool.com
johnallenduncan@yahoo.com

Kiva Rose Hardin*
Reserve, New Mexico, USA
enchantersgreen.com, animahealingarts.org/blog
kiva@animahealingarts.org

Cebastien Rose & Robin Moore (aka Dryland Wilds)
Albuquerque, NM; classes in Santa Fe, NM
drylandwilds.com, Facebook, IG
Classes
drylandwilds@gmail.com

Ellen Zachos**
Santa Fe, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, New York USA
thebackyardforager.com, Facebook
917-805-5383

New York

Dr. Ava Chin
Ava Chin
New York, USA
ava.chin@csi.cuny.edu, 718-982-3672

Billie Alexandria
New York, USA
Instagram

‘Wildman’ Steve Brill*
New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, New York, USA
wildmanstevebrill.com
wildman@wildmanstevebrill.com, 914-835-2153

Elodie Eid
Catskill Mountains, New York, USA
Instagram
Eid.elodie@gmail.com

Dina Falconi
Accord, Southern New York
botanicalartspress.com
Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
classes
845-687-8938, contact

Hawk Circle**
Cherry Valley, New York, USA
hawkcircle.com

Leda Meredith*
Brooklyn, New York, USA
ledameredith.net
leda@ledameredith.net

Annabel Roberts-McMichael
Finger Lakes and Hudson Valley, New York, USA
Instagram
annabelrm@gmail.com, 609-558-7108

Suburban Foragers**
Rock County, New York, USA
Northern New Jersey
suburbanforagers.com

Sue Ulrich*
Boonville, New York, USA
whwitch@hotmail.com, 315-942-2309

Marie Viljoen*
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
66squarefeet.blogspot.com
myviljoen@gmail.com

Nathaniel Whitmore
Glen Spey, New York, USA
New Jersey, Pennsylvania
nathanielwhitmore.com, Facebook
wathakes@gmail.com, 845-418-6257

Tusha Yakovleva
Hudson Valley, New York
Crestone, Colorado, Usa
foundwith.care, Instagram
Classes
tushayak@gmail.com

Hayden Stebbins*
Germantown, New York
Facebook, Instagram
haydenstebbins@gmail.com

Journei Bimwala
The Bronx, New York City, New York
www.eachonecarryone.org, Instagram
journei@eachonecarryone.org

North Carolina

Abby Artemisia
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
thewanderschool.com, Facebook, Youtube
Classes

Bryan W. Bramlett
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Class Listings
healingecosystems@gmail.com

Natalie Bogwalker
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
wildabundance.net, Facebook
Classes
Other resources

Kim Calhoun*
Chatham County, North Carolina, USA
abundancehealingarts.com
kimcalhoun@gmail.com

Holly Drake
Todd, North Carolina, USA
Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina
wildblessings.com, Facebook Profile, Group, Instagram,  YouTube
Classes
hollydrake56@gmail.com

Earth School**
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
lovetheearth.com

Doug Elliott*
Union Mills, North Carolina, USA
dougelliott.com
doug@dougelliott.com, 828-287-2960

Will Endres*
Hillsborough, North Carolina, USA
919-732-9785

Sarah Haggerty*
Durham, North Carolina, USA
piedmontwildlifecenter.org

Ila Hatter*
Whittier, North Carolina, USA
wildcrafting.com, Facebook
Classes
ila@wildcrafting.com, 828-488-4111

Trish Mckinney*
Reidsville, North Carolina, USA
trishmckinney05@gmail.com, 336-482-5669

Allen Muskat
North Carolina, USA
notastelikehome.org, Facebook, Instagram
Classes
info@notastelikehome.org, 828-209-8599

Jeremy & Stesha Warren*
Stoneville, North Carolina, USA
Website, Facebook, Instagram
stesha@elianasgarden.com, jeremy@elianasgarden.com, elianasgarden@gmail.com

Marc Williams*
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
botanyeveryday.com, Facebook
Classes
marc@botanyeveryday.com

North Dakota

North Dakota Urban/Wild Foragers Facebook Group

Ohio

Donna Lynne Strong Brott*
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
herbmomma@yahoo.com

Chris Chmiel*
Albany, Ohio, USA
integrationacres.com
pawpaw@frognet.net, 740-698-2124

Kristen Giesting
Southwestern Ohio
Southwestern Ohio (the Greater Cincinnati region), USA
Facebook
forageorv@gmail.com

Tom Laskowski
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
survivalschool.com, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
Classes
tom@survivalschool.com, 888-886-5592

Alexis Nikole Nelson
Ohio, USA
Facebook, Instagram

Survival School**
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
survivalschool.com

Dave Canturbury
Ohio, USA
wildernessoutfittersarchery.com
740-253-6789

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Mycological Society
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
okfungi.com, Facebook
Classes
contact@okfungi.com

Foraging Oklahoma Facebook Group

Oregon

Sergei Boutenko*
Ashland, Oregon, USA
harmonyhikes.com
sergei@harmonyhikes.com

Angie Goodloe*
Sandy, Oregon, USA
herbalistpath.blogspot.com
makia1212@yahoo.com

Hank Holly
Northwest USA
thenorthwestforager.com
instagram, youtube

John Kallas**
Portland, Oregon, USA
wildfoodadventures.com, Facebook
Classes
mail@wildfoodadventures.com, 503-775-3828

Pat Patterson*
Eugene, Oregon, USA
pat.patterson@oregonstate.edu, 541-682-4243

Pennsylvania

Debbie Naha-Koretzky*
Pennsylvania, USA
wildediblesnjpa.com, Instagram
debbienaha@gmail.com, 908-456-1681
Book on Foraging

Adam Haritan**
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
foragingpittsburgh.com

Melissa Sokulski*
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
foodunderfoot.com
Melissa@FoodUnderFoot.com, 412-381-0116

Pennsylvania Foraging Facebook Group

Pennsylvania Foragers Club Facebook Group

Rhode Island

Holly Bellebuono
New England
hollybellebuono.com
classes
holly@hollybellebuono.com

Susan Clements
Wickford, North Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
earthoceanherbals.com, Facebook
Classes
susan.e.clements@gmail.com

The 3 Foragers (Robert, Karen and Gillian)
Rhode Island, USA
3 Foragers Rhode Island, Facebook
Classes
kraczewski@comcast.net

Russ Cohen**
Rhode Island, USA
New England
Eat Wild
Classes
eatwild@rcn.com

South Carolina

Tradd and Olga Cotter*
Easley, South Carolina, USA
mushroommountain.com, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
Classes
myceliumcat@gmail.com, 864-859-3080

Robin McGee
Anderson, South Carolina, USA
Earthwise Learning Center
Classes
robin@earthwiselearningcenter.com

Matthew Kip*
Columbia, South Carolina, USA
matthewkip.com

South Carolina Upstate Mycological Society
Clemson, South Carolina, USA
(Founders – Dr. Julia Kerrigan and Tradd Cotter)
scumsonline.com
Classes
jkerrig@clemson.edu

Darryl Paton
South Carolina, USA
thesouthernherbalist.com, Facebook
Classes
darryl@thesouthernherbalist.com

South Dakota

Logan Spader
Sioux Falls, SD
loganspader.com

South Dakota Plants and Wildlife Facebook Group

Tennessee

Bonnie Marie Morris*
Tellico Plains, Tennessee, USA
wildpantry.com
info@wildpantry.com, 423-371-1518

Alan Powell*
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
dogbane@earthlink.net, 615-352-8588

Larry Smith*
Signal Mountain, Tennessee, USA
lsmith3074@aol.com, 423-886-2798

Tennessee Foragers Facebook Group

Tennessee Foragers and Mushroom Hunters Facebook Group

Texas

Courtney & Isaac Clay*
Dallas/Ft Worth, Texas, USA
isaac@laughingearth.me

Amy Crowell*
Austin, Texas, USA
wildedibletexas.com
EatWild@gmail.com

Michael Harrison*
mkh-harrison@sbcglobal.net, 210-691-8498

Mark Vorderbruggen*
Houston, Texas, USA
foragingtexas.com, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
merriwether@foragingtexas.com

Texas Foraging Community Facebook Group

Utah

Beuna Tomalino
Bountiful, Utah, USA
gardeninspire.com, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
garden@gardeninspire.com, 801-520-3293

Utah Wild Mushrooms and Plants Facebook Group

Vermont

Susan Crowther
Brattleboro, Vermont, USA
farewellfood@gmail.com
Books

Dave the Plant Guy
Stowe, Vermont, USA
stoweforager.com, Facebook
Classes

Ari Rockland-Miller & Jenna Antonino DeMare
Richmond, Vermont, USA
themushroomforager.com, Facebook, Instagram
Classes
info@themushroomforager.com

Vermont Foragers Facebook Group

Southern Vermont Foragers Facebook Group

Virginia

Kate & Hub Knott
Afton, Virginia, USA
livingearthva.com, Facebook
Classes
info@livingearthva.com, 540-456-733

Katie Letcher Lyle
Virginia
katieletcherlyle.com
katieletcherlyle.com

Tim MacWelch*
Somerville, Virginia, USA
earth-connection.com
Classes
econnect@earth-connection.com, 540-270-2531

Alison Meehan
Short Pump, Virginia, USA
Classes
tracksandroots.com, Facebook

Mike Rasnakes*
Zuni, Virginia, USA
Rasnakes@hotmail.com, 757-242-6221

Vickie Shufer*
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
ecoimages.us, Facebook
Classes
wildfood@cox.net, 757-421-3929

Emily Waddell
Floyd, Roanoke, Franklin, and surrounding counties in Virginia
rainbowrockfarmstead.com, Instagram
Classes 

Pat McCafferty
Central Virginia, USA
Facebook
hummingbirdandwhale@yahoo.com, (571) 334-2767

Washington

Nicole Apelian
Raymond, Washington, USA
nicoleapelian.com, instagram

Shari Brewer*
Darrington, Washington, USA
shari@glacierview.net, 360-436-1771

Cedar Mountain Herb School / Suzanne Tabert
Seattle / Bothell, Washington, USA
Sandpoint, Idaho
cedarmountainherbs.com, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram
suzanne@cedarmountainherbs.com 

Langdon Cook**
Seattle, Washington, USA
fat-of-the-land.blogspot.com, langdoncook.com

Earthwalk Northwest**
Issaquah, Washington, USA
earthwalknorthwest.com

Arthur Lee Jacobson*
Seattle, Washington, USA
arthurleej.com
alj@consultant.com, 206-328-8733

Abe Lloyd**
Bellingham, Washington, USA
arcadianabe.blogspot.com

Dave Sansone*
Marblemount, Washington, USA
perennialharvest.org
perennialharvest@gmail.com, 360-333-5051

Frank and Karen Sherwood*
Issaquah, Washington, USA
earthwalknorthwest.com, Facebook, Instagram
Classes
info@earthwalknorthwest.com, 425-746-7267

Wilderness Awareness School**
Duvall, Washington, USA
wildernessawareness.org

Jon Young*
Duvall, Washington, USA
wildernessawareness.org, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
425-788-1301

Washington D.C.

Matthew Cohen*
Washington, D.C., USA
mattshabitats.com, Instagram
202-841-1874

April Thompson
Washington, D.C., USA
Website, Instagram

West Virginia

Brian Lucas*
Fairmont, West Virginia, USA
brianleelucas@yahoo.com, 304-816-7439

West Virginia Mushroom Hunters Facebook Group

Wisconsin

Sam Thayer – Forager’s Harvest
Bruce, Wisconsin, USA
foragersharvest.com, Facebook
Classes
Sam@foragersharvest.com, Melissa@foragersharvest.com, 715-868-9453

Andy Grivech – What Got Gathered
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
whatgotgathered.com,
Facebook for Andy, Facebook for What Got Gathered 
More resources for his area

Ben Marheine**
Wisconsin, USA
whatinthewild.blogspot.com

Arne Martinson
Wisconsin, USA
Website, 715-209-4748

Matthew Normansell**
Wisconsin, USA
edenwildfood.wordpress.com, Facebook, Instagram
edenwildfood@gmail.com

Axel Peterman
Ashland, Wisconsin, USA
axelpeterman@yahoo.com, ‪312-480-0693‬

Meredith Rhodes and Vince Aiello
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
South Central Wisconsin
wildplanthumans.com, Instagram Meredith, Instagram Vince
meredith@wildplanthumans.com

Blake Weeden
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
Facebook
Blakeweeden@gmail.com, 608-481-1415
Specializes in mushroom foraging

Kenton and Rebecca Whitman
Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA
Northern Wisconsin, Twin Cities, Southwest Wisconsin and Southeast Minnesota
rewildu.com, Facebook, Youtube
Classes

Tanna Worrell
St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, USA
Northwest Wisconsin and the northern Twin Cities in Minnesota
thefriendly-forager.com, Facebook
tanna@thefriendlyforager.com, 715-491-6422

Seasonally Sourced
seasonallysourced.com
info@seasonallysourced.com

Wild Food Wisconsin Facebook Group

Wild Harvest Nature Connection
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
wildharvestnatureconnection.org, Facebook

University Of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Freckmann Herbarium
wiscflora.herbarium.wisc.edu

Wisconsin State Herbarium, UW Madison**
botany.wisc.edu/wisflora

Wyoming

US American Wilderness School
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA
Greater Yellowstone region
US American Wilderness School
Classes
RockyMountainPlants@gmail.com

Wyoming Wild Plant Foraging Facebook Group

National, Regional, & Multi-State

Return to Nature US
Return to Nature US
Classes

Eat the Planet
Eat the Planet, Facebook
eattheplanet.org@gmail.com

Pacific Northwest Mushroom Social Club Facebook Group

Pacific Northwest Wild Edibles and Foraging Facebook

PNW Women’s Wild Foraging and Bushcraft Connection Facebook Group

Foraging Southern New England Facebook Group

Southwest Foraging Facebook Group

Upper Midwest USA Mushroom Identification Group Facebook Group

Midwest Wild Edibles & Foragers Society Facebook Group

USDA NRCS** Plants Database

Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia** geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora

Inland Northwest Foraging Facebook Group


Canada

 (Organized alphabetically by province and then forager’s name.)

Foragers of Canada Facebook Group

Online guides
Pacific Northwest
Berries, plants, mushrooms (all provinces)

Kevin Kossowan
Kevin Kossowan
From the Wild TV series – all episodes
Classes

Alberta

Alberta Rewilding and Foraging Facebook Group

Forage Your Food
Calgary
Facebook, Instagram

British Columbia

Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia**
geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora

Forest Floor Forager
Based in Whistler
Interior, Lower Mainland, Coast
Facebook
604-935-5976

Made with Love Urban Farm
Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc
Alexandra Proctor
Website
info@madewithlove.ca
250-554-5031

Moose, Mushrooms and Mud
Prince George
moosemushroomsmud.com, Facebook
Classes
250-649-0257

Manitoba

Foraging Manitoba Facebook Group

New Brunswick

The Forager’s Feast
Fredericton
Facebook
506-459-8726

Ellen Leone 
Upper Kintore, New Brunswick
Will travel to surrounding area for identifying wild edibles, including mushrooms
Facebook, book classes via Facebook
ellenaleone@gmail.com

Plant & Fungi Foraging New Brunswick Facebook Group

Mushroom Hunting New Brunswick Facebook Group

Newfoundland and Labrador

Western Newfoundland Foraging – Mark & Toby
Grand Falls, Newfoundland & Labrador
Pine Clad Hills Foraging Company Facebook page, Facebook Group
709-572-5497

Northwest Territories, Nunavut

Northern Foragers Collective Facebook

Nova Scotia

Jenn Stotland
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Carolinian and Acadian bioregions
halifaxearth.ca

Christianne Hagerman
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
instagram

Ontario

Sherri Canjar*
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
theforaginggourmet.com

Jason Logan
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
asonslogan.com
instagram

Karen Stephenson
Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada
ediblewildfood.com, Facebook Group, YouTube Channel
Classes
info@ediblewildfood.com

Ontario Mushroom Hunters and Foragers Facebook Group

Ontario Foraging, Wildcrafting & Fermenting Facebook Group

Wild Edibles and Foraging Ontario Facebook Group

Prince Edward Island

Forage Prince Edward Island Facebook Group

Quebec

Mange ta Coeur – bilingual
Montreal area
mangetacour.info, Facebook
Classes
514-952-2258

Kat’s Foraging/Mycological Adventures – bilingual
Quebec
Facebook

Mark Reynolds
Montreal, QC
We Love Nettles, Facebook
welovenettles@gmail.com, 438-870-5182

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan foragers Facebook Group

Yukon

Yukon Foragers Facebook Group

Yukon foraging ID Facebook


Resources

Lists of gatherings, events and resources

earthskillsgathering.org – This site is dedicated to promoting Earthskills and Primitive Skills events, schools and programs throughout the United States and beyond. Earthskillsgathering.org is a place for you to find out what events and schools may be out there.

earthskills.netEarthskills Gatherings

Falling FruitA massive, collaborative worldwide map of the urban harvest. Use this map to find foods to forage that have been mapped out by others in your area or as you travel.

Wild Food – A free dynamic community for all things wild food related.
Facebook Group

Wild Food Love – Sharing wild and feral food from all over the world. – Facebook, Instagram

Plant & Foraging Identification Workgroup – Facebook Group

Urban Foragers – Basic guide to foraging food items and usable recyclable items in city and urban areas. – Facebook Group

eattheweeds.com

Native US American Ethnobotany Database – A database of foods, drugs, dyes and fibers of Native US American Peoples, derived from plants.

 

Books and Handbooks

Samuel Thayer: The Forager’s Harvest, Nature’s Garden and Incredible Wild Edibles by

Euell Gibbons: Stalking the Wild Asparagus (1962), Stalking the Healthful Herbs (1966),
Euell Gibbons’ Handbook of Edible Wild Plants (1979) and more

Peter del Tredici: Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast, A field guide

John Kallas: Wild Food Adventure Series plus numerous others books, handbooks and field guides by other authors

Ellen Zachos: Backyard Foraging and other books

Pascal Baudar: New Wildcrafted Cuisine, The Wildcrafting Brewer, Wildcrafted Fermentation

David Arora: Several books and field guides focusing on mushrooms

Hank Shaw: Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the forgotten feast

Richard Maybey: Food for Free, Weeds, Wild Cooking, Nature Cure

Lee Peterson: A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America
Leda Meredith: The Skillful Forager, Northeast Foraging, Pickling Everything

Mia Wasilevich: Ugly Little Greens

Dina Falconi: Foraging and Feasting A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook

Daniel Moerman: Native US American Ethnobotany

Steve Brill: Wild Vegan Cookbook
Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not-So-Wild) Places
Shoots and Greens of Early Spring in Northeastern North America
Foraging New York
Foraging with Kids
Hen of the Woods and Other Wild Foods and Medicines


If you are a forager and would like to be added to this database, please email growfood@robgreenfield.org with the subject line “Find a Forager” and include the following information:

If you know of foragers who would like to be on this database, please also submit them via these instructions.

– Name

– City, State (if USA), Country where you are available for foraging/ where your knowledge is based

– Secondary locations (if you offer classes in other areas besides your primary area)

– Website, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube

– Webpage where your classes are listed

– Email, phone number if you desire this info to be publicly listed

– Link to books

– Other important resources

You do not need to be an expert forager, but we are looking to add people who serve as resources to their community to teach foraging. We are especially looking to add foragers who offer classes (whether group or private and whether free or paid) and who offer local information.

If you know of foragers who would like to be on this database, please submit them via email.

Please also submit books, website, groups, etc. for us to add to our resources.

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