Foraging Tours and Classes in Oregon

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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. Rebecca Lexa, Naturalist

Rebecca Lexa specializes in teaching nature identification, foraging, and other natural history classes. Her focus is on giving people the tools and skills they need to identify animals, plants, and fungi that they encounter in nature. In-person classes and tours coming in 2022! 

2. Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies

Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies bioregional approach is more on social justice. It is located in and around Portland, Oregon. Offers classes on herbal medicine, botanical identification, mushroom foraging, and more. Online classes are also available.

3. Cascade Mycological Society

Cascade Mycological Society is a group of people whose common interest is the appreciation of Kingdom Fungi. Located in Eugene/Springfield area of Oregon. Offers forays and meetings about fungi.

4. Modern Forager

Modern Forager is managed by Trent and Kristen Blizzard, they are self-proclaimed “mushroom geeks”. Located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. They forage in Colorado, Michigan, Oregon, and Wisconsin. Offers edible mushroom hunting and wild food foraging.

5. Oregon Mycological Society

Oregon Mycological Society is a non-profit organization. It seeks to study, collect mushrooms, and identify fungi. Conduct field trips, mycology camps, and meetings.

6. Wildcraft

Wildcraft wants to awaken its participants’ creativity and improve their understanding through hands-on activities. Activities are done mostly in Pacific Northwest. Conducts wild food foraging and medicine, and other activities.

7. Wild Food Adventures

John Kallas is the founder of Wild Food Adventures. It seeks to connect people to the planet Earth, culture, human history, and the future through edible plants. Offers workshops, outdoor activities, teaching, and more about wild edible plants and foraging.

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