Connecticut Foraging Club: Upcoming Events

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Connecticut Foraging Club offers group foraging classes throughout the state. During foraging classes, participants learn how to identify and utilize seasonal edible and medicinal plants and mushrooms. Most classes consist of a lecture followed by a walk, where participants can practice identifying plants and mushrooms. Each foraging class will cover different material. Most classes are $25 per person. To sign up for a class, email with the full name of all participants. 


Upcoming Foraging Classes:


Saturday, April 27, 2024 – Spring Foraging Class – 10 AM, Milford, CT

Co-taught by Vinny Crotta

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Sunday, May 5, 2024 – Foraging and Qi Gong – 10 AM, Killingworth, CT

Co-taught by Erik Harris

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Saturday, May 25, 2024 – Introduction to Mushroom Foraging and Cultivation – 10 AM, Colchester, CT

Co-taught by Steve Makowicki


Saturday, June 1, 2024 – Plant and Mushroom Foraging Walk and Talk – 10 AM, Moodus, CT

Co-taught by Amelia South


Saturday, June 8, 2024 – Introduction to herbalism and foraging – 10 AM, Vernon, CT


Saturday, June 22, 2024 – Plant and Mushroom ID: Walk and Talk – 10 AM, Meriden, CT

Co-taught by Joe Ross


Sunday, July 7, 2024 – Foraging and Cooking with foraged ingredients – 10 AM, Hamden, CT

Co-taught by Vinny Crotta 


Saturday, July 20, 2024 – Summer Fungi Foraging 10 AM, Torrington, CT

Co-taught by Amanda Dye



Connecticut Foraging Club offers monthly free foraging walks for members with some foraging experience. Free foraging walks are an opportunity for participants to share foraging knowledge with others. We never pick native plant species on our foraging walks. 


Upcoming Free Foraging Walks:

Saturday, May 4th – Millers Pond State Park – Durham, CT – 10 AM

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Connecticut Foraging Club also offers private foraging classes and forage-to-table experiences. For pricing, email with the desired month, location, and number of participants. 


Upcoming Forage-to-table Experiences:

Saturday, April 20, 2024 – 4 PM – Milford, CT

$200 per person – includes 1 hour long foraging walk plus 5-course foraged meal and cocktail prepared by Herbaceous Catering 

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