People are seeking out professional foragers amid fears that grocery stores will run out food

People are turning to wild plant foragers to teach them how to live off the land as the coronavirus health crisis continues. Expert foragers across the US are reporting a huge uptick in interest in their classes. As the pandemic threatens global supply chains, people are preparing themselves for alternative ways to get food, one forager said. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook.

Grilled pigeon is on the menu for Candace Thompson.

As a wild food educator, Thompson cooks with ingredients found around New York City — and serves them at public banquets. 

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