Wild Edibles Foraging Course

Our foraging instructor, Dr. Mark Merriwether discussing foraging ethics.

Our foraging instructor, Dr. Mark Merriwether discussing foraging ethics.

Wild Edibles Foraging (basic) – A 4 hour course taught by one of the top nationally recognized experts in this field, Dr. Mark Merriwether.

Mark is one of the foremost experts on wild edibles foraging in North America. As a result, these courses tend to sell out. He is also the creator of Foraging Texas, a website dedicated to foraging in Texas. He’s also an author. His latest book “The Idiots Guide to Foraging” sold out its first run of over 10,000 copies in a few months, and is in its second run currently.

This course covers topics such as:

  • Foraging ethics, etiquette, techniques and benefits
  • Historical medicinal uses for certain plants (as available by season/environment)
  • Nutritional value of certain plants in a survival scenario
  • Common methods of preparation for various plants
  • How to find more info & resources on foraging wild edible

Click the link of an event below to go to the Facebook event page for details, payment instructions, and available space.  Keep scrolling to the bottom for more payment options. For inquiries regarding custom wild edibles courses where you live, or for private periods of instruction, contact us.

Facebook Links To Our Upcoming events:

Wild edibles foragingWinter Wild Edibles (Hill Country, TX) – Dec. 9, 2018

(5 spaces left as of Dec. 1, 2017)

Winter Wild Edibles (Houston, TX) – Jan. 27, 2018

(3 spaces left as of Dec. 1, 2017)

Spring Wild Edibles (Hill Country, TX) – Mar. 10, 2018

Spring Wild Edibles (Houston, TX) – Mar. 25, 2018

Spring Wild Edibles (Hill Country, TX) – May 19, 2018




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If you do not use Facebook (we don’t entirely blame you if you don’t, but we do for business purposes) you can also pay for your course HERE. Just be sure to email us and let us know which date you are reserving a spot for, and please READ our refund policy.

REFUND POLICY: Due to the very limited space of this course, we do not offer refunds for any cancellations less than 14 days from the day of the class. We do however, offer a half refund 15-28 days. Full refund for cancellations more than 28 days out.

Upcoming Events

  1. Wilderness Survival Level-A (Houston area)

    March 17 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Spring Wild Edibles Foraging Class (Houston)

    March 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. The ART of Wildlife Tracking

    May 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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