List of Current/Past Sponsoring Organizations and locations of
Russ Cohen's Edible Wild Plant/Mushroom Walks/Courses/Slide Shows open to the public:



1794 Meetinghouse (New Salem, MA)
Acton Conservation Trust (Acton, MA)
Acton Garden Club (Acton, MA)
Acton-Boxborough Farmers Market (Acton, MA)
Allandale Farm (Boston, MA)
Allston-Brighton Green Space Advocates (Brighton, MA)
Ames Free Library (Easton, MA)
American Youth Hostels (various locations)
Andover Department of Community Services (Andover, MA)
Andover Historical Society (Andover, MA)
Andover Trails Committee (Andover, MA)
Andover Village Improvement Society (Andover, MA)
Androscoggin Land Trust (Shelburne, NH and Bethel, Dixfield, Gilead, Turner, Lisbon Falls and Brunswick, ME)
Appalachian Mountain Club:
Berkshire Chapter (Northampton, MA)
Boston Chapter (various locations)
Connecticut Chapter (Sharon, CT)
Mount Greylock, MA
Narragansett Chapter (Providence, RI)
Pinkham Notch, NH
Worcester Chapter (various locations)
Arlington Earth Month (Lexington, MA)
Arlington Land Trust (Arlington, MA)
Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University (various locations)
Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod (Falmouth, MA)
Audubon Society of New Hampshire, Seacoast Chapter (Rye, NH)
Audubon Society of Rhode Island (Bristol, RI)
Ausbon Sargent Land Trust (New London, NH)
Bay Circuit Alliance (Hanson, MA)
Barnstable Land Trust (Barnstable, MA)
Bear-Paw Regional Greenways (Pittsfield, NH)
Bedford 4-H Club (Bedford, MA)
Bennett Brook Watershed Association (Northfield, MA)
Bennington County Sustainable Forest Consortium (Manchester, VT)
Berkshire Botanic Garden (Stockbridge and Lenox, MA)
Berkshire Farm and Table (Stockbridge and Williamstown, MA)
Beverly Open Space and Recreatoin Committee (Beverly, MA)
Bidwell House Museum (Monterey, MA)
Black Tavern Historical Society (Dudley, MA)
Blackstone River Watershed Association (various locations)
Blackstone River Watershed Council (Lincoln, RI)
Blue Heron Organic Farm (Lincoln, MA)
Blue Hill Heritage Trust (Blue Hill, ME)
Borders Bookstore (Peabody, MA)
Boston Center for Adult Education (various locations)
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area (Boston and Hull, MA)
Boston Mycological Club (various locations)
Boston Natural Areas Fund/Network (Mattapan, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain and Boston, MA)
Boston Public Market (The Trustees of Reservations) (Boston, MA)
Boston Urban Gardeners (Boston, MA)
Boxborough Conservation Trust (Boxborough, MA)
Brimfield Public Library (Brimfield, MA)
Busa Farm CSA (Lexington, MA)
Cambridge Center for Adult Education (various locations)
Cambridge Water Department (Cambridge, MA)
Campton Historical Society (Campton, NH)
Caretaker Organic Farm (Williamstown, MA)
Cape Cod Commission (Falmouth, MA)
Center for Whole Communities, Knoll Farm (Fayston, VT)
Charlton Conservation Commission (Charlton, MA)
Charlton Fay Mountain Farm Committee (Charlton, MA)
Chelmsford Land Conservation Trust (Chelmsford, MA)
Chicopee 4 Rivers Warershed (Belchertown, MA)
Citizens for Lexington Conservation (Lexington, MA)
Clark Farm (Carlisle, MA)
Clark University (Worcester, MA)
Coastal Maine Botanic Garden (Boothbay, ME)
Cobb Hill Cohousing Community/Sustainability Institute (Hartland, VT)
Cohasset Conservation Trust (Cohasset, MA)
Columbia Land Conservancy (East Chatham and Ghent, NY)
Common Ground Land Trust (Leicester, MA)
Community Farms Outreach/Waltham Fields Community Farm (Waltham, MA)
Concord-Carlisle Community Education (Concord, MA)
Connecticut Cooperative Extension (Storrs, CT)
Connecticut Forest and Park Association (Preston, CT)
Connecticut Herb Association (Newington and Somers, CT)
Connecticut River Watershed Council (various locations in CT, MA and VT)
Coventry Public Library (Coventry, RI)
Damariscotta River Association (various locations)
Dartmouth College (Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, Warren, NH)
Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (Dartmouth, MA)
Dedham Farmers Market (Dedham, MA)
Dedham Natural Wonders (Dedham, MA)
Delta Institute of Natural History (Bowdoin, ME)
Dennis Conservation Trust (Dennis, MA)
down:2:earth (Boston, MA)
Dunstable Rural Land Trust (Dunstable, MA)
Earth Spirits (Sturbridge, MA)
Earthlands Institute for Environmental Awareness/University of the Wild (Petersham, MA)
Earthpledge (Pocantico Hills, NY)
East Quabbin Land Trust (Hardwick, MA)
Ecological Landscape Alliance (Belmont, MA, Springfield, MA and online webinar)
Ecotarium (Worcester, MA)
Equinox Preservation Trust (Manchester, VT)
Essex County Greenbelt Association (North Andover, Essex, Ipswich, Newbury and West Newbury, MA)
Essex National Heritage Area (Trails and Sails)(Essex, Salem and West Newbury, MA)
Farmington River Watershed Association (Avon, Simsbury and Burlington, CT)
Foggy River Farm (Great Barrington, MA)
Forbush Bird Club (Worcester, MA)
Franklin Land Trust (Hawley, Gill and Plainfield, MA)
Franklin Park Coalition (Boston, MA)
Franklin (aka Summer) Organic Farm (Cumberland, RI)
French River Connection (Oxford, MA)
Friends of Arlington's Great Meadows (Lexington, MA)
Friends of Fresh Pond Reservation (Cambridge, MA)
Friends of North Andover Trails (North Andover, MA)
Friends of the Alewife Reservation (Cambridge, MA)
Friends of the Middlesex Fells (Medford and Stoneham, MA)
Friends of the Oxbow Wildlife Refuge (Harvard, MA)
Friends of the Shetucket River Valley (Sprague, CT)
Friends of Upton State Forest (Upton, MA)
Fruitlands Museums (Harvard, MA)
Glynwood (Cold Spring, NY)
Golden Chain Garden Club (Chelmsford, MA)
Graylag Cabins (Pittsfield, NH)
Great Barrington Housatonic River Walk (Great Barrington, MA)
Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (Greenland, NH)
Green Meadows Organic Farm (Hamilton, MA)
Greensboro Land Trust (Greensboro, VT)
Groundwork Lawrence (Lawrence, MA)
Grow Native Massachusetts (Cambridge, MA)
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library (Hamilton, MA)
Hampstead Garden Club (Hampstead, NH)
Harvard Conservation Trust (Harvard, MA)
Harvard Local (Harvard and Stow, MA)
Harvard University Innings and Outings (Cambridge, MA)
Harwich Conservation Trust (Harwich, MA)
Herb Lyceum (Groton, MA)
Herb Society of America, Northeast Seacoast Unit (Portsmouth, NH)
Hildene (Manchester, VT)
Historic New England (Waltham, MA)
Hitchcock Free Academy (Brimfield, MA)
Holbrook Island Sanctuary (Brooksville, ME)
Holland Conservation Commission (Holland, MA)
Holly Hill Organic Farm (Cohasset, MA)
Hoosic River Watershed Association (Williamstown, MA, Hoosick Falls, NY and Pownal, VT)
Housatonic Valley Association (various locations in MA and CT)
Hub Club (various locations)
Insight Meditation Center (West Newbury, MA)
Interface (Cambridge, MA)
Ipswich Conservation Commission (Ipswich, MA)
Ipswich River Watershed Association (Topsfield, MA)
Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust (Ashford and Mansfield, CT)
Land's Sake (Weston, MA)
Lawrence Library (Pepperell, MA)
Lincoln Land Conservation Trust (Lincoln, MA)
Littleton Conservation Trust (Littleton, MA)
Local Food Network of Greater Newburyport (Newburyport, MA)
Lynnfield Tree Committee, Public Library and Cultural Council (Lynnfield, MA)
Mahoosuc Land Trust (Bethel and Albany, ME)
Maine Audubon Society (Falmouth, ME)
Marblehead Conservancy (Marblehead, MA)
Marshfield Agricultural Commission (Marshfield, MA)
Mashantucket Pequot Museum (Ledyard, CT)
Massachusetts Audubon Society:
Arcadia Sanctuary (Easthampton)
Broadmeadow Brook Sanctuary (Worcester)
Broadmoor Sanctuary (Natick)
Drumlin Farm Sanctuary (Lincoln)
Felix Nexk Wildlife Sanctuary (Edgartown)
Habitat Sanctuary (Belmont)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary (Topsfield, Newbury and Marblehead)
Laughing Brook Sanctuary (Hampden)
North River Wildlife Sanctuary (Marshfield)
Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary (Attleboro, MA)
Stony Brook Sanctuary (Norfolk and Medway)
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (Wellfleet)
Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (Weston, MA)
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation:
Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, Uxbridge
Great Brook Farm State Park, Carlisle
Halibut Point State Park, Rockport
Harold Parker State Forest, Andover
Maudslay State Park, Newburyport
Wells State Park, Sturbridge
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (Lenox, Weston, Becket and Falmouth, MA)
Massachusetts Forestry Association (various locations)
Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Boston and Wellesley, MA)
Massachusetts Sierra Club (Cambridge, Haverhill, Weston and Boston, MA)
Medford Garden Club (Medford, MA)
Mendon 350th Anniversary Committee (Mendon, MA)
Merrimack River Watershed Council (Lawrence, MA)
Metacomet Land Trust (Blackstone and Bellingham, MA)
Monadnock Conservancy (Dublin, NH)
Monson Free Library (Monson, MA)
Montshire Museum of Science (Norwich, VT)
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust (Montague, Athol, Orange and New Salem, MA)
Mount Washington Arts Council (Mt. Washington and Egremont, MA)
Mountain Lynx (Fitchburg, MA)
Museum of Science, Boston (various locations)
Mystic River Watershed Association (Cambridge, MA)
Nashoba Conservation Trust (Pepperell, MA)
Nashua Urban Trails Alliance (Nashua, NH)
Nashua River Watershed Association (various locations)
Native Plant Society of New Jersey (Mountainside, NJ)
Needham Public Library (Needham, MA)
New England Botanical Club (Dorcester, NH)
New England Forestry Foundation (Middleton, MA)
New England Park Rangers Association (North Andover, MA)
New England Tropical Conservatory (Bennington, VT)
New England Wild Flower Society (various locations)
New Hampshire Master Gardener and Natural Resources Stewards (Hooksett, NH)
New Roxbury Land Trust (Woodstock, CT)
Newton Community Education (Newton, MA)
Newton Community Farm (Newton, MA)
Newton Conservators (Newton, MA)
Newton Free Library (Newton, MA)
Newton Green Decade (Newton, MA)
Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary (Wales, MA)
North and South Rivers Watershed Association (Norwell and Pembroke, MA)
North Country Garden Club (Lancaster, NH)
North Shore Permaculture Collaborative Meetup Group (Newburyport, MA)
North Stonington Garden Club (North Stonington, CT)
Northeast Mycological Foray (NEMF) (Brewster, MA and Kerhonkson, NY)
Northeast Organic Farming Association - Massachusetts Chapter (Amherst, Belchertown, Carlisle and Worcester, MA)
Northeast Organic Farming Association, New Hampshire Chapter (Dorchester and Concord, NH)
Northampton Pedestrian/Bicycle Alliance (Northampton, MA)
Northborough Citizens for Community Preservation (Northborough, MA)
Northfield Mountain Environmental Education Center (Northfield, MA)
Northfield Public Library (Northfield, MA)
Nourish Restaurant (Lexington, MA)
Nunckatessett Greenway (Bridgewater and West Bridgewater, MA)
Opacum Land Trust (Charlton, Sturbridge, Southbridge, North Brookfield, Brookfield, Brimfield and Holland, MA)
Organization for the Assabet River (Northborough and Westborough, MA)
Peabody-Essex Museum (Salem and Gloucester, MA)
Peabody Institute Library of Danvers (Danvers, MA)
Plimoth Plantation (Plymouth, MA)
Polly Hill Arboretum (W. Tisbury and Chappaquiddick, MA)
Portland Trails (Portland, ME)
Project Native (Great Barrington, MA)
Quinebaug/Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor (Ashford and Pomfret, CT; Sturbridge, Oxford, Charlton, Brimfield and Holland, MA)
Randall Public Library (Stow, MA)
Regional Environmental Council (Paxton and Worcester, MA)
Rehoboth Conservation Commission (Rehoboth, MA)
RESTORE: The North Woods (North Fryeburg, ME)
Rhode Island Wild Plant Society (Charlestown, Coventry, Jamestown and Lincoln, RI)
Rochester Land Trust (Rochester, MA)
Rockingham Herb Society (Chester, NH)
Salem Sound Coastwatch (Beverly, MA)
Saugus River Watershed Council (Saugus, MA)
Science Center of New Hampshire (Holderness, NH)
Seacoast NH Permaculture Meetup Group (Portsmouth, NH)
Sharon Friends of Conservation (Sharon, MA)
Sherborn Forest and Trail Association (Sherborn, MA)
Shore Lea Nature Center (Marblehead, MA)
Siena Farms (Sudbury, MA)
Sippican Lands Trust (Marion, MA)
Slow Food USA (Berkshire-Columbia Convivium) (Williamstown, MA)
Slow Food USA (Boston Convivium) (Boston and Carlisle, MA)
Slow Food USA (Martha's Vineyard Convivium) (Martha's Vineyard, MA)
Slow Food USA (Seacoast New Hampshire Convivium) (Rye, NH)
Slow Food USA (Western Massachusetts Convivium) (Great Barrington, MA)
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Madbury, NH)
Sogkonate Garden Club (Little Compton, RI)
Somerville Conservation Commission (Somerville, MA)
Somerville Garden Club (Somerville, MA)
South Shore Natural Science Center (Norwell and Pembroke, MA)
SouthCoast Outdoor Network (Fairhaven, MA)
Southborough Open Land Foundation (Southborough, MA)
Spade and Trowel Garden Club (Andover, MA)
Squam Lake Natural Sciences Center (Holderness, NH)
Stearns Organic Farm (Framingham, MA)
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture (Pocantico Hills, NY)
Stowe Land Trust (Stowe, VT)
Sturbridge Conservation Commission (Sturbridge, MA)
SubSig Outing Club (Crawford Notch, NH)
Sudbury, Assabet, Concord Wild and Scenic River Stewardship Council (Marlborough, Concord and Carlisle, MA)
SuAsCo Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (Sudbury, MA)
Sudbury Valley Trustees (Sudbury, Wayland and Framingham, MA)
The 300 Committee (Falmouth, MA)
The Good Life Center (Cape Rosier, ME)
The Last Green Valley (Thompson and Preston, CT)
The Naturalists' Club (Springfield Museum of Natural History) (Longmeadow, MA)
The Trustees of Reservations (Canton, Monson, Medfield, Sheffield, Tyringham, Newbury, Marblehead, Royalston, Nantucket and Fall River, MA)
The Nature Conservancy, Maine Chapter (Camden, and Newry, ME)
The Nature Conservancy, Massachusetts Chapter (Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA)
The Nature Conservancy, New Hampshire Chapter (Newmarket, NH)
The Nature Conservancy, Rhode Island Chapter (Little Compton, RI)
The Nature Conservancy, Sunny Valley Preserve (New Milford, CT)
Thompson Trails (Thompson, CT)
Tin Mountain Conservation Center (Jackson, NH)
Toad Hall Bookstore (Rockport, MA)
Tower Hill Botanic Garden (Boylston, MA)
Transition Town Manchester (Manchester, VT)
Transition Wayland/Wayland Walks (Wayland, MA)
Trolley Crossing Farm (Bellingham, MA)
Trout Unlimited, Squan-a-tisset Chapter (Pepperell, MA)
Trust for Public Land (Provincetown and Westford, MA)
Upton Open Space Committee (Upton, MA)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Charlestown, RI)
Urban Outing Club (Cambridge, MA)
Upper Housatonic Heritage Area (Sharon, CT and Tyringham, Sheffield and Great Barrington, MA)
Valley Land Fund (So. Hadley, MA)
Vassar College Environmental Collaborative (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Vermont Institute of Natural Science (Queechee, VT)
Wachusett Greenways (Holden and Rutland, MA)
WalkBoston (Boston and Hanson, MA)
Waltham Fields Community Farm (Waltham, MA)
Waltham Land Trust (Waltham, MA)
Ware River Nature Club (Rutland, MA)
Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety (Watertown, MA)
Wellesley College Friends of Horticulture (Wellesley, MA)
Westboro Community Land Trust (Northboro and Westboro, MA)
Weston Forest and Trail Association (Weston, MA)
Westport Farmers Market (Westport, MA)
Westport Land Conservation Trust (Westport, MA)
Westport River Watershed Alliance (Westport, MA)
White Oak Land Conservation Society (Holden, MA)
Wild Seed Project (Falmouth, ME)
Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation (Williamstown, MA and Pownal, VT)
Wildlands Trust of Southeastern Massachusetts (Bridgewater, MA)
Wilmington Public Library (Wilmington, MA)
Winding River Land Trust (Westfield, MA)
Wrentham Open Space Committee (Wrentham, MA)
Wright-Locke Community Farm (Winchester, MA)
Wyomanock Center (Stephentown, NY)
York Land Trust (York, ME)


Please contact Russ at (781) 646-7489 (h) or eatwild@rcn.com if your group/organization would like to sponsor one of Russ' edible wild plant/mushroom walks, courses or slide shows.


Last Update: 11/21/16
Schedule of Russ' Edible Wild Plant Walks/Courses
Information on Russ's foraging book: "Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten"
Russ Cohen's Biography
Recipes, including "Faux Gumbo" and "100% Wild Salad" as prepared on the PBS Victory Garden TV program
Foraging articles from Mass. Wildlife Magazine, Yankee Magazine, etc.
Comprehensive (as of 1999) Edible Wild Plant etc. Bibliography, plus updated excerpt