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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.- firstname.lastname@example.org
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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!
- More information: http://www.rebeccalexa.com
- Contact: email@example.com
- Events Schedule: http://www.rebeccalexa.com/class-schedule
2. Northwest Natura
Based out of Whatcom County, Washington. Northwest Natura offers affordable place-based education designed for adults looking to explore the outdoors with naturalists, and learn about botany, ecology, fungi, and outdoor skills.
- More information: https://www.northwestnatura.com/
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Events Schedule: https://www.northwestnatura.com/fieldtrips
- Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/northwestnatura , https://www.instagram.com/northwest_natura/
2. Earthwalk Northwest
Frank and Karen Sherwood are the owners and founders of Earthwalk Northwest. Located in Issaquah, a city in King County, Washington. They create unique courses to provide in-depth and hands-on experience. Offers programs on earth awareness, wild edibles, and more.
- More information: http://earthwalknorthwest.com/
- Contact: email@example.com
- Events Schedule: http://earthwalknorthwest.com/calendar
- Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/EarthwalkNorthwest/
3. Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society
KPMS is created to gather those who are interested in mycology. Located in Bremerton, a city in Kitsap County, Washington. This organization studies, collects, appreciates, and shares knowledge. They also hold mushroom forays and meetings.
- More information: https://kitsapmushrooms.org/about-us/
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Events Schedule: https://kitsapmushrooms.org/events/
4. Langdon Cook
He is a writer, instructor, and lecturer in the field of wild foods and outdoor activities. Most of his activities are done in Washington. Offers classes on wild foods. foraging, outdoors, about his books, and creative writing.
- More information: https://langdoncook.com/
- Contact: email@example.com
- Events Schedule: https://langdoncook.com/events/
- Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/langdon.cook
5. Northwest Mushroomers Association
Northwest Mushroomers Association is focused on appreciating and understanding mushrooms. Located in Bellingham, a city(coastal) in Whatcom County, Washington. The group studies, identifies, and gathers information about fungi, as well as holding meetings and forays.
- More information: https://www.northwestmushroomers.org/
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Events Schedule: https://www.northwestmushroomers.org/events-calendar/
6. Puget Sound Mycological Society
PSMS’s purpose is to promote understanding and appreciation of the field of mycology as a form of hobby and science. Located in Seattle, Washington. They conduct meetings, classes, and wild mushroom shows.
- More information: https://www.psms.org/history.php
- Contact: email@example.com
- Events Schedule: http://mms.psms.org/members/evr/regmenu.php?orgcode=PSMS
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.
- More information: https://wildcraftstudioschool.com/about-us.html
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Events Schedule: https://wildcraftstudioschool.com/calendar.html
I live in Spokane and am interested in finding a person or class that teaches foraging skills in this area.
Me too. Let me know if you find anyone. There doesn’t seem to be, in the way of foraging, many learning opportunities in Eastern Washington. Thats to bad, it’s a great place to forage.
I haven’t found anyone yet. Are you having any luck. Susan
Also in Spokane. Looking for clubs, classes, teachers. Anyone out there?
I live in Olympia and would like to find food to forage near me.
I also live in Olympia, looking for the same thing! Check Eventbrite, there is a foraging class at the end of august
My G/F and I are looking for the same thing. If you find one… I’ll do the same.
You might want to check out https://www.facebook.com/ForagingChef Online classes and in-person forays.
I recently relocated to Lynnwood, Washington and I am interested in going on foraging walks for herbs/medicine indigenous to the area. I am close to Seattle.
I want to find a forager in snohomish county.
Hello! I’m a horticulture student from CO. A couple of my classmates and I are planning a trip to WA to forage and learn about culinary and medicinal mushrooms next year. We haven’t settled on what time is best to come, still in the R&D stage. Looking for education and hands-on. Thank you for any advice or direction!
I am looking for a foraging group in the Snohomish County area. Any suggestions?
Hello, I’m moving with my family to Ellensburg in a few months and would like to connect with the naturalist community there. I would appreciate any suggestions of where to start. Thank you!
I live in spokane, retired and interested in foraging. It would be great to take classes.