Foraging Tours and Classes in Newfoundland and Labrador


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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.- eattheplanet.org@gmail.com

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1. Lori McCarthy – Cod Sounds – Avondale

At Cod Sounds HQ we are passionate about the wild foods and the skills and knowledge of the place we call home. From workshops to food experiences and foraging excursions, we are dedicated to sharing who we are. We are committed to respectful practices in hunting, fishing and the harvesting of food from the land we share.

2. Western Environment Centre of Newfoundland – Corner Brook

Western Environment Centre of Newfoundland (WECNL) strives to help build a community of environmentally active citizens. Sign up on their website to participate in their regular foraging events for $5 per person or free for WECNL members.

3. Shawn Dawson – Torbay

Shawn Dawson owns and operates Barking Kettle, a small farm located in Torbay, Newfoundland. We specialize in foraging, growing & selling vegetables, jams, pickles, hot sauces.

4. Western Newfoundland Foraging – Newfoundland wide

A group to discuss foraging wild edible plants and fungi specific to Western Newfoundland. regular events and workshops are run through the group.

5. Foray Newfoundland and Labrador – Torbay

Foray Newfoundland and Labrador is a not-for-profit organization conducting amateur mushroom forays in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Our upcoming Forays are listed on our Forays page.

6. Fogo Island Inn – Joe Batt’s Arm

Fogo Island Inn is an initiative of Shorefast, a registered Canadian charity dedicated to helping to secure a resilient economic future for Fogo Island, Change Islands, and similar rural communities worldwide. The Fogo Island Inn hosts an annual Canadian Thanksgiving event where you will enjoy live music, berry picking, invigorating coastal hikes, and a traditional boil-up on the hills. Participants get to use their foraging treasures to learn to make tarts or jams.

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