What do groundhogs eat? Groundhogs are also known as woodchucks not only eat garden crops but also eat worms and insects sometimes. Greens food like lettuce, dandelions, daisies, alfalfa, clovers, red mulberry, and hackberry leaves they eat from the garden. The food in the trees category includes bark and twigs like dogwood and black cherry. Groundhogs love eating vegetables like celery, carrots, broccoli, peas, corn, and beans. The fruits that they feed on include berries, cherries and apples. Unsurprisingly groundhogs also feed on insects like snails, June bugs, and grasshoppers. These food varieties can draw in groundhogs. Accordingly, the more groundhog food you have in your garden, the more probable these critters will be to make tunnels close to your home. This is particularly obvious since groundhogs travel no farther than 150 feet from their home for food.