Foraging Tours and Classes in Tennessee


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Foraging Tours, Walks, Classes, and Groups (Updated for 2023)

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. Nashville Nature Explorers

Nashville Nature Explorers’ mission is to help folks reconnect with nature. We hold programs in and around Nashville, TN for children and adults. We offer foraging walks where you’ll learn to identify edible and medicinal plants, foraging workshops where you’ll learn to harvest and cook wild plants, as well as herbal medicine workshops where you’ll learn how to make medicine with foraged plants. 

2. Cumberland Mycological Society

Cumberland Mycological Society is a non-profit organization, located in Crossville, Tennessee. It seeks to promote the study of mushrooms, the enjoyment of gathering them, and the harmonious exchange of information. This happens mainly in East and Middle Tennessee.

3. Morel Mushroom Hunting Club

Chris Matherly is the creator of Morel Mushroom Hunting Club. His main focus is mushroom foraging. However, he also teaches wild foraging for edible and medicinal plants modafinill online. He was able to conduct foraging from coast to coast.

16 Responses

  1. Are there any online foraging classes. I live in Grundy County Tn. And can’t afford to drive to Crossville Tn.

    1. I live in Altamont off 108. I learned much watching YouTube. I also have purchased very many books on the subject. Would you like to get together for some fresh mint tea?

  2. I am interested in learning more about foraging especially in East Tennessee. I would like to encourage anyone who forages frequently and has good knowledge to consider streaming their activity and teaching us using a streaming platform (i.e. Twitch or other platform). I think it would be a win for the person who does this and those who want to watch their content.

  3. I’m also live in Cocke County and very interested in foraging I’m having a hard time finding people who want to do this would appreciate any help you can give me

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