Foraging Tours and Classes in Arizona

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Foraging Tours, Walks, Classes, and Groups (Updated for 2024)

The list below has been curated to include only those groups and foragers that schedule regular events and are currently active. Please email us about any broken links or incorrect links so we can keep the list updated. If you offer classes or scheduled foraging events feel free to contact us about being added to the list.-

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1. John Slattery

John offers foraging experiences in the Sonoran desert throughout the seasons, including his Introduction to Foraging in the Sonoran Desert foundational course, March through November. John is the author of Southwest Foraging, published in 2016

2. Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis is an Arizona Native foods, Foraging, and Ingredient educator teaching about the 2,500 foods of the Southwest USA and Northwestern Mexico and how they compare and pair with 40,000 world ingredients.  He leads culinary workshops, classes, foraging tours, and dinners, especially for chefs, in Arizona, southern California, and Baja California.

3. Arizona Mushroom Society

Arizona Mushroom Society is a non-profit organization that offers mushroom forays, scientific and instructional meetings, culinary workshops, and dinners.

4. Reevis Mountain School of Self-Reliance

Peter Bigfoot is the creator of the Reevis Mountain School of Self-Reliance. They teach natural healing, self-reliance skills, experience their own food, and more. Offers classes on wild edibles, medicinal and useful plants, and more.

5. The Forager’s Path

Mike Masek is the creator of The Forager’s Path. It is a community herb store located in Flagstaff, Arizona. It seeks to empower students in Bio-Regional Herbalism. Offers classes on medicinal and edible plants, survival skills, and herbal medicine.

4 Responses

  1. Hi, I’m looking for a foraging group closer to Prescott Valley AZ. Do you know if there’s a local foraging group near me? I’ve seen the Arizona mushroom society info but I work most weekends and I’m interested in a single person or small group who can forage at times other than the weekend. Thank you, Jana Lawson

  2. We are looking for a foraging class near Anthem, AZ. Anywhere near Phoenix would be appropriate. Thanks for any information.

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