By Daryl I consider myself an urban forager, and many people have asked me exactly what I mean by that. To me, urban foraging is more than just walking through the woods (although that’s definitely a part of it). And it’s more than just wandering through town looking at people’s yards and gardens. First, let […]
Category: State Parks
The wily wild plum
I took my children to Lake Shetek State Park in southwestern Minnesota today, and while chatting with the Park Ranger she mentioned there was a plum tree in the park, but she didn’t know where. We had a quest! We drove along the gravel roads, and I happened to look over at the right moment […]
Minnesota State Parks: A forager’s dream!
Foraging on public lands may or may not be legal, depending on the location. In Minnesota, though, it is always legal in state parks and state forests. I had always heard that it was, but I wanted to make sure so I searched through Minnesota’s laws until I located it. It’s Minnesota Administrative Rule 6100.0900 […]