Foraging Tours and Classes in Massachusetts

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Foraging Tours, Walks, Classes, and Groups (Updated for 2021)

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. Rachel Goclawski

Rachel Goclawski is a certified educator, naturalist, and wild food foraging guide in Massachusetts. She conducts foraging and mushrooming classes all over MA. She is also the woman behind Cooking with Mrs. G on Facebook.

2. 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. Soul Gardens with Herbalist Iris Weaver

Iris Weaver is a herbalist located in Beverly, Massachusetts. She learned about wild and cultivated plants which can be used as food or medicine. She leads plant walks and teaches about making and using herbal medicine products and herbal skincare.

4. The 3 Foragers

The 3 Foragers are Robert, Karen, and Gillian who are from Hampshire, Massachusetts. They conduct talks and classes about foraging wild food, eating weeds, wild edible plants, fungi, wild mushrooms and sometimes eating invasive plants. They do talks and classes in CT and MA.

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  1. I have been foraging for 56 years, and I have been leading walks for 10 years. I have 5 primary locations and many secondary spots. To date, I have found 2 boletes, maybe 10 others, 2 Hen of the Woods, and a few coral mushrooms. This is not normal. This should be the key week for the summer season. What I need to know is are you having the same success? I have 3 theories as to why, but I may need input. I would appreciate any responses. Thanks,

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