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Sat, May 13



Spring Time Foraging

Teaching Kids and Parents about springtime wild edibles and how to safely identify them WE WILL MEET AT RED JACKET TRAIL PARK/ NOT AT THE MAKERSPACE.

Spring Time Foraging
Spring Time Foraging

Time & Location

May 13, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Mankato, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA

About the event

This class is NOT AT the MAKERSPACE, we will all MEET AT RED JACKET TRAIL PARK Address: 19950 State Hwy 66, Mankato, MN 56001

  Kids must be accompanied by a parent for the class.

This class will focus on Morel Mushrooms, Ramps, Fiddle head ferns, Garlic mustard, ginger, and edible flowers. 

Needed items= sensible shoes with long socks to pull up a little over pants, pants not shorts , mesh bag/a non-plastic bag, a water bottle, snack, notebook, and a good attitude. We will go over how to safely identify and harvest these plants and fungi. This date is not guaranteed to produce edibles due to weather patterns and the availability of moisture.

Instructor :

Rick Esser long time forager and instructor teaching life skills to all ages.

contact via text or call  507-469-4010

Sat mornings 10-11:30am

classes for ages 6-12 years old. older kids can come as well. 

10 students per class

6 tickets at $15 and 4 tickets FREE for low-income families  provided from grant funding

We have been having so much interest in our kid's classes the last couple of months that we are now starting to do waitlists for our classes once they fill up, so please get in touch with us if you need to cancel so we can get ahold of the next person. contact us via email: 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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  • Scholarship Ticket

    We have 4 scholarship tickets available.. because we know that things get hard from time to time. Whether you are down on your luck or you can't afford to send all of the kids in.. no worries we got you covered because its what is best for the kids, and we care about you.

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