Resources / Links

The Hungry Forager (interviews, apperances, and other media)

Foraging the Fifty (shorts) - Foraging Chicken of the Woods with George Barnett

Garden & Gun Magazine - An Outfitter for Every State

WDRB - Gathering & Processing Acorns

"Foraging Kentucky" book and spring foraging Interview on Forward Radio's Sustainability Now!

Seeds & Weeds Podcast Interview: March 2024

WildFed Show Season 4, "Carp & Cattails" 

George's Author Website

Friends of The Hungry Forager

Blues End Farm (Free-Range Egg, Blueberry, and Maple Syrup producers)

The Elderberry Co. (Affiliate Link)

No. MI Forager / Clay Bowers (Foraging Instructor)

Foraging Laws and Regulations (legality & permit information)

UK Wildcrafting Non-Timber Forest Products / Legal Considerations

Foraging regulations & permit information for Daniel Boone National Forest

Mushroom foraging regulations for Mammoth Cave National Park

Foraging regulations for Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park (found under PART 2—Resource Protection, Public Use, and Recreation
§ 2.1 Preservation of natural, cultural and archeological resources.)

Foraging Websites

Forager's Harvest / Samuel Thayer

Learn Your Land / Adam Haritan

Arthur Haines

Foraging Equipment Recommendations

Nut Wizard

Master Nut Cracker

Grandpa's Goody Getter

Opinel No.08 Mushroom Knife (Affiliate Link)

Felco Pruners (Affiliate Link)

Reusable Mesh Bags (Affiliate Link)

Kentucky Plant Communities

Kentucky Native Plant Society

Wild Ones (Kentucky Chapter)


Propagation Methods for Native Trees of Kentucky

KY Woodlands Magazine: Using Hickories for a non-timber forest crop

The status of oak breeding and domestication as food for people and livestock In South Korea, Spain, and the United States

Did American Chestnut Really Dominate the Eastern Forest?

Agroforestry & Permaculture Plant Nurseries

England's Orchard and Nursery / located in KY

Dropseed Native Plant Nursery / located in KY

Indigenous Landscapes / OH

Future Forest Plants Nursery / located in PA

Drop Seed Ecology Plant Nursery / located in IL

Twisted Tree Farm / located in NY

Black Creek Farm & Nursery / located in NY

Edible Acres Nursery / located in NY


Mushroom Expert

North Spore (Spore Propagation Products)

Places to visit in Kentucky to become a better Naturalist

The Parklands of Floyd's Fork

Iroquois Park

Bernheim Arboretum

Pine Creek Barrens Nature Preserve

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

Daniel Boone National Forest

South Fork Kentucky River

Historical Websites

The Southern Highlander: Exploring the history, Nature & Culture of Southern Appalachia

The History of Native Americans in Kentucky

The Filson Historical Society

Erik Vosteen