Foraging Tours and Classes in South Carolina


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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. Earthwise Learning Center

Robin McGee is the owner of Earthwise Learning Center, located in Anderson, South Carolina. She is a community herbalist, organic gardener, herbal medicine-maker, and more while offering herbalism classes.

2. Mushroom Mountain

Mushroom Mountain was founded by Tradd Cotter, located in Easley, South Carolina. It focuses on the need of the planet, developing systems that make use of fungi to create harmony and coexistence. Offers wild food mushroom certification and classes.

3. South Carolina Upstate Mycological Society

Dr. Julia Kerrigan and Tradd Cotter are the founders of the South Carolina Upstate Mycological Society, located in Clemson, South Carolina. Its mission is to connect people with the same interest to learn, appreciate, and understand mushrooms and other fungi. Conduct mushroom forays.

4. The Southern Herbalist

Darryl Paton is the owner of The Southern Herbalist. He has spent most of his time hunting, gathering, and working with medicinal plants. Most of his workshops are held in Alabama and South Carolina. Offers classes on medicinal and wild edibles and herbalism.



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5 Responses

  1. Can you tell me where I can find reputable foraging classes in NC Raleigh area or Wake county?

    1. I’m looking for reputable foraging classes near Lexington, SC. Willing to travel a reasonable distance if needed. Thank you.

      1. I am also in Lexington SC, and am interested to find a foraging/teaching group near here… Did you ever find a group near here?

  2. I am retired and wish to learn about foraging for edibles and wildcrafting etc. I live North of Travelers Rest SC at the foot of the mountains. I need to find a group that I can interact with and learn the craft from as well as attend classes that are region specific

  3. I’m looking for foraging classes/ teachers in Beaufort county/ Hilton Head area. Our ecosystem isn’t even close to upstate, so would like help in an appropriate zone/ area.

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