Connect with the natural world through respectful and sustainable foraging

Foraging Services

Want to learn how to safely and sustainably gather wild foods? Our engaging and knowledgeable forager, Carolyn Dugas, offers a variety of services, detailed below.

Learn more about Carolyn's experience here.

Carolyn with elderflower Carolyn with freshly picked elderflower

Plant Walks

Learn about the plants and mushrooms growing within roughly 100 yards of the meeting location. You'll be surprised by how many edible species grow in such a small area!

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Private Foraging Tours

Want to learn how to forage with an engaging and knowledgeable forager? Gather a small group of friends, family, or coworkers to learn and bond over the bounty of the natural world.

Carolyn will teach you how to safely and sustainably gather the plants and mushrooms in season. You'll go home with a brain full of knowledge and some seasonal wild foods.

Contact for availability and pricing.

Speaking Engagements and Classes

Carolyn offers a variety of engaging and informative classes:

      Intro to Foraging
      Edible Garden Weeds
      Basic Botany for Foragers
      Preserving the Harvest
      Live Fermentation Demonstrations
      Herbal Honey Preparation and Uses
      and more!

If you or your organization would like to host Carolyn as a speaker, please contact for availability.

Learn about Your Land

Curious what's growing on your land? Carolyn will come out and connect you with the edible and medicinal plants and mushrooms that are currently in season on your land. Best done during the warmer months.

A travel fee applies to locations outside of the Upper Valley.

Contact for availability and pricing.