Foraging Tours and Classes in Maine

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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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New Hampshire

1. Northeast Wild Food (Stephen Kerr)

Stephen Kerr has been foraging in New England for over 10 years, becoming familiar with the plants of the region. He leads plant walks year round, focusing on plants that provide more than just a trailside nibble. 

2. Arthur Haines

Arthur Haines is skilled in various fields. He is an author, a public speaker, a recreational guide, and a forager himself. He offers foraging classes, wildcrafting herbal medicine, and classes on primitive living skills. Delta Institute of Natural History is managed by Arthur Haines.

3. Maine Local Living School, LLC

Maine Local Living School is located in Temple, Maine. It offers classes and first-hand experience in wild gathering, homestead agriculture, woodwork, food preservation, and many more.

4. Maine Herbal Gathering

Maine Herbal Gathering is located in Camden, Maine. It is a gathering where you learn about plants and herbal medicine. In this gathering, they offer classes and workshops about herbs while building community connections at the same time.

5. Maine Primitive Skills School

Maine Primitive Skill School is located in Augusta, Maine. Its goal is to build a self-reliant, resilient, and nature-literate society. Main Primitive Skill School offers classes on wild foraging, survival skills, tracking, shelter building, and bow making.

6. Rewild Maine

Rewild Maine is a non-profit organization. Their purpose is to reintroduce nature itself; the wild species and animals. It is located in Portland, Maine and they conduct classes and workshops about foraging and primitive skills.

7. Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen is a naturalist and food enthusiast. His love for wild edible plants started way back when he was in high school. Foraging walks and classes are being conducted by Russ Cohen in most parts of New England. He authored the book Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten.

3 Responses

  1. I’ve been foraging for food since I was a child I was taught by my family. It’s a great way to live

  2. Hello,
    I am a journalist in western Maine looking for someone to take me wild edible foraging in the Lewiston-Auburn or Turner-Buckfield-Paris area. The piece would be published in the Sun Journal.
    Thank you.

    Karen Kreworuka
    Features writer

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