Attention Outdoor Enthusiasts
Discover the Keys to Foraging for 
Wild Edible Plants
How to Get Started with Identifying and Gathering Wild Food Plants in North America

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Do You Ever Dream of Foraging for Wild Edible Plants, Yet Worry About Making a Deadly Mistake?

You may encounter hundreds of species of plants on hikes but are unsure how to identify them quickly and correctly.

You may love spending time outdoors and want to be confident that you could harvest wild survival foods in an emergency.

Maybe you have some basic knowledge, but are concerned about poisonous lookalikes or potential environmental toxins.

Or you find plants you may want to gather, yet want to be mindful about not damaging the environment or having a negative impact on rare plant communities.

And maybe you enjoy homemade meals and would love to have the right knowledge to bring wild plants into your own kitchen creations.

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The Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course is your gateway to mastering these life-changing skills.

Imagine being able to:

  • Quickly identify wild plants in the field with confidence, so that you know what can be harvested and what should be left alone

  • Recognize the top wild edible plant species found all over North America that can be used for teas, salads, quick snacks, staple survival foods, protein sources, culinary delights, and more

  • Understand safe foraging methods for avoiding poisonous plants and environmental toxins

  • Put to practice ethical harvesting guidelines, so that your foraging activities not only avoid harming sensitive plant populations, but also help support native plants and improve habitat diversity

  • Know amazing plant species that can support you during emergencies, and are also incredibly enjoyable to incorporate as trailside snacks on hikes, into meals while camping, and in kitchen creations at home!

We’ve spent decades training folks from all walks of life to be competent at foraging for wild edible plants. Throughout these years, we have distilled the knowledge to the most critical elements that all outdoor enthusiasts should know.

Now you can gain these valuable lessons in one simple mini course. In just a couple hours you can be equipped with the most important foraging knowledge that will help you identify, harvest, process, and enjoy these amazing wild foods.



About Your Instructor

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Jason Knight is a passionate teacher of wild edible plants and many other wilderness skills. He is the author of the bestselling book, “The Essential Skills of Wilderness Survival.”

Jason has been foraging for wild edible plants since he was old enough to walk. He apprenticed with the renowned ethnobotanist and herbalist Heidi Bohan, author of “People of Cascadia,” and studied under professor Alfred Wiedemann, an expert botanist, dune ecologist, and author of “Plants of the Oregon Coastal Dunes.”

Jason is also an experienced wildlife biologist, wilderness skills educator, and cofounder of Alderleaf Wilderness College. He consulted as a local wilderness skills expert for the “Coastal Catastrophe” episode of the Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival television program, which included assisting with identifying regional wild edible plants and other survival foods.

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Five BIG ways the Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course can benefit you:

  • Eliminate the risk of picking the wrong plant, which could have deadly consequences, by knowing accurate field identification techniques

  • Gain a key skill for survival emergencies and living off the land, by recognizing and knowing how to utilize common wild survival foods found across North America and beyond

  • Know that you are helping the natural environment, and not hurting it when foraging, by employing ethical harvesting best practices

  • Gain an appreciation of the historical and current uses of wild plants which enhances your connections with the great outdoors and our hunter-gatherer human ancestry

  • Help friends, family, and the next generation grow their connection to nature, the land, and plants by sharing your new knowledge so that we can all be better stewards of wild places and species in the future

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Here’s What Students Had to Say:

"Informative, fun, and above all an inspiring class. The instructor really knows their plants and was a joy to learn from." - Samantha S.

"An outstanding introduction to understanding the plants I walk among each day. A great way to reconnect with nature!" - Barry J.

"The class really took my passion and knowledge to another level and pushed me to really grasp these concepts and take my love for plants further." - Annabel B.




The Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course includes presentations on:

foraging module 1 safety and ethics

Module 1: Introduction, Safety, & Ethics of Foraging ($27 value)

  • Discover unexpected benefits of bringing wild plants into your life
  • Understand the eight categories of safety concerns when foraging for wild plants
  • Come to know the nine key ethical considerations for taking care of plants and harvesting sites

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Module 2: Plant Identification ($27 value)

  • Understand the seven elements you need to know about any plant you plan to eat
  • Discover the three features that will help you quickly identify any plant
  • Unlock the method that allows you to recognize plant groups on every continent

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Module 3: Poisonous Plants ($27 value)

  • Learn about the eight deadliest plants that you want to avoid when foraging
  • Understand the dangers of poisonous lookalikes to common edible plants
  • Discover why some plants are both edible and poisonous and how to utilize them safely

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Module 4: Survival Foods ($27 value)

  • Learn about the most common calorie-rich plants that can support you in survival emergencies
  • Discover the plant considered the supermarket of the swamp that has edible parts year round
  • Uncover the wild plant food that is available even in the mountains in the dead of winter when everything else is covered in ice and snow

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Module 5: Edible Wild Greens ($27 value)

  • Discover the four categories of edible greens and which ones you can eat like salad and which ones can only be consumed in small quantities
  • Five excellent edible greens to get started with
  • Learn about the wild edible greens that may be growing in your yard right now

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Module 6: Wild Berries and Teas ($27 value)

  • Learn about the three groups of wild berries that have many species across the continent and beyond
  • Discover the wild berry that is high in protein that can be a survival staple
  • Five plants that can be used as tea and their additional benefits and hazards

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Module 7: Next Steps and Recap ($27 value)

  • Understand the steps of harvesting, preparing, and cooking wild edibles
  • Learn how to plan for harvesting wild edible plants throughout the year
  • Discover routines and resources for life-long learning



And when you purchase the course today, you will also receive:

Bonus 1: Virtual Wild Edible Plants Walk ($97 value)
Join Jason for a virtual "walk in the forest" to look at a large variety of wild plants found across North America. We ask the questions, “What is it and can you eat it?” and provide detailed answers about each of the plants encountered. It will give you excellent practice with field identification techniques and additional species to forage.

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Bonus 2: Instructor Support
($97 value)
It’s important you know how to apply these skills correctly, especially when it comes to utilizing wild plants as food. This is why when you sign up to the course now, you’ll get instructor support. One of our wild edible plants instructors will answer any questions you may have about the modules or anything else to do with the course via the comments below each lesson. We are committed to enriching your learning journey with timely responses to your follow-up questions.




This knowledge is priceless, and if you attended each of these trainings separately in-person, the cost would be:

Module 1: Introduction, Safety, and Ethics of Foraging ($27 value)
Module 2: Plant Identification ($27 value)
Module 3: Poisonous Plants ($27 value)
Module 4: Survival Foods ($27 value)
Module 5: Edible Wild Greens ($27 value)
Module 6: Wild Berries and Teas ($27 value)
Module 7: Next Steps and Recap ($27 value)
Bonus 1: Virtual Wild Edible Plants Walk ($97 value)
Bonus 2: Instructor Support ($97 value)

Total value: $383

Save 75% and get instant access to the Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course for only $383 $77
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60-Day Money-Back Guarantee

We’re so confident our Introduction to Foraging Online Course will equip you with the knowledge you need to get started with wild edible plants, we’re offering you our 60-day no-risk 100% money back guarantee.

This means you have plenty of time to go through the course at your own pace and practice the various techniques you’ll find inside.

In the unlikely event you don’t think the course has given you the know-how to shortcut your learning curve with foraging skills, then you can get a full refund. No questions asked.



Frequently Asked Questions

What do I get when I sign up?
When you sign up to the Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course today, you'll get access to all the great training videos and bonus material including Module 1: Introduction, Safety, and Ethics of Foraging; Module 2: Plant Identification Module 3: Poisonous Plants; Module 4: Survival Foods; Module 5: Edible Wild Greens; Module 6: Wild Berries and Teas; Module 7: Next Steps and Recap; Bonus 1: Virtual Wild Edible Plants Walk; and Bonus 2: Instructor Support.

Who is this course for?
The course is for everyone. It is for anyone who wants to know how to forage for wild edible plants and be more self-reliant – whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced outdoor enthusiast.

Can I fit the course into a busy schedule?
Absolutely. I designed the course for busy people. The lessons are split into easily digestible segments, so that you can fit them in between a busy schedule.

Are the lessons inside the course pre-recorded?
All the lessons are pre-recorded and downloadable, which means you can go through the course at your own pace. Simply log in and start watching at whatever time suits you best.

What is the cost of the course?
The course is on sale for a limited time for just $77 (which is 75% off the total value of $383).

Can I get the course as a gift for a friend or family member?
Yes! After signing up, just let us know what name/email to transfer the enrollment to.

What will I need to watch the lessons inside the course?
To watch the lessons, all you need is an internet connection. You can watch the course on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

If I’m not happy with the course, can I get a refund?
Absolutely. We offer a 60-day money back guarantee. This means, in the unlikely event you’re not satisfied with the course, just let us know anytime within the first 60 days and you can get a full refund. This will give you plenty of time to go through the course and see if it’s right for you.

How long do I have access to the course?
You have access to the course platform for a minimum of two years from the date you sign up. Plus, you can download everything inside the course so that you have lifetime access. This way you can take your time going through the lessons and come back to review the materials as many times as you like.

What if I have questions while taking the course?
Each lesson has a comments section where you can ask any questions you may have. Our instructors will answer your questions within a few business days. You can also contact the office if by chance you have any technical support questions.

How long does it take to complete the course?
You can complete within a couple hours or spread it out over time.




Don't Miss Out on These Valuable Skills

If you don’t join now, you’ll be in the same situation you were in on your last outdoor adventure... looking out at a wall of green plants, not knowing which ones are edible and which are dangerously poisonous.

So if you want to...

  • know how to quickly identify plants in the field with confidence,

  • recognize the top wild edible plant species found all over North America that can be used for teas, salads, quick snacks, staple survival foods, protein sources, culinary delights and more,

  • understand safe foraging methods for avoiding poisonous plants and environmental toxins,

  • know ethical harvesting techniques, so that your foraging activities not only avoid harming sensitive plant populations, but also support native plants and habitat diversity,

...then join the Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course.

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The Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Plants Online Course includes presentations on:

Module 1: Introduction, Safety, and Ethics of Foraging ($27 value)
Module 2: Plant Identification ($27 value)
Module 3: Poisonous Plants ($27 value)
Module 4: Survival Foods ($27 value)
Module 5: Edible Wild Greens ($27 value)
Module 6: Wild Berries and Teas ($27 value)
Module 7: Next Steps and Recap ($27 value)
Bonus 1: Virtual Wild Edible Plants Walk ($97 value)
Bonus 2: Instructor Support ($97 value)

Total value: $383

Today for just: $77 (75% discount available until midnight Sunday, July 21st)

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Don’t let another season go by without these valuable foraging skills under your belt!


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