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Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Saturday, May 13, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Gaia's Peace Garden | directions

Join amazing instructors in hands-on foraging of edible and medicinal goods from urban landscapes. At this Edible Outdoors class you will learn about edibles that are in our area and explore options of preservation.

The focus of the class will be the mighty dandelion. Learn all the ways we can utilize this incredible plant and make a tincture to bring home.

Instructors: Mandy Dickerson


The class is held at the beautiful Gaia's Peace Garden in Iowa City.


Class fee: $20. Register for the event

Please register soon: the class is limited to 20 people and is likely to fill up fast.

Full scholarships are available. Contact us to learn more and apply.

What to Bring

Please wear standard outdoor attire that allows you to get a little dirty.


Mandy Dickerson is an Iowa City herbalist and yoga student-teacher. She leads outdoor classes and herb identification walks, teaching folks of all ages how to safely and sustainably work with herbs in food and medicine making. Her company Moon in June Herbs propagates herbs and other seedlings, and also crafts small batch herbal products. Mandy has a background and degrees in anthropology, with research areas in health horticulture and spiritual philosophy.

Edible Outdoors

Edible OutdoorsEdible Outdoors is a community of people dedicated to learning about foraging, hunting and fishing in the active classroom of the outdoors. We explore the true nature of what our land can provide in a respectful and sustainable way. Our mission is to connect people to people, land and our resources in a way that benefits nature.

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Sponsors and Partners

Thank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationNew PioneerCommunity Foundation of Johnson CountyDepartment of Natural ResorucesEarthview Environmental