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Staten Island, NY | Wild Edibles Foraging Tour & Guided Plant Walk with Glam Gardener NYC | November 11, 2023

Staten Island, NY | Wild Edibles Foraging Tour & Guided Plant Walk with Glam Gardener NYC | November 11, 2023

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Join Glam Gardener NYC and other amazing nature-lovers for a wild edible foraging tour and guided plant walk through a greenspace in Staten Island, New York! 

Foraging is the act of harvesting wild plants for food and medicine. This is a fun guided tour in Staten Island, an open space for learning and connection with like-minded people. This tour is suitable for beginners. 

Date: Saturday 11/11/2023  

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM 

Location: Staten Island, 10307 (exact meeting location provided after purchase via email) 

Come with curiosity, leave with a little bit of knowledge on: 

  • How to identify, harvest, and use local edible, medicinal, and poisonous plants 
  • Ethical harvesting practices 
  • How to make herbal remedies and wild-food infused recipes 
  • Sustainability, history, ecosystems, and more! 

This class is neither boring nor average. We’ll explore a local green space together using all 5 senses. 

  • We'll see the diverse medicinal plants and wildlife that call Staten Island home. 
  • We'll hear birds and bullfrogs as we traverse a local green space. 
  • We'll learn to identify the nutritious invasive edible plant mugwort, by its fragrant smell. 
  • We'll feel sassafras' velvety leaves and discuss my favorite uses for this easily identified plant. 
  • We'll taste autumn olive’s berries and discuss the ways we can incorporate this invasive berry into our daily regimen. 


A wild space in Staten Island, New York. Exact location will be emailed to you after purchasing your ticket. Keep an eye out for an email from glamgardenernyc [at] gmail [dot] com 

What will you need for this excrusion: 

  • Bring a bag or jar to collect some wild edibles. 
  • Gloves and small gardening shovels and small gardening snippers are welcome, but not necessary. 
    Wear long white socks and boots suitable for walking in wild spaces. 

Reviews from past participants: 

"The Glam Gardener NYC tour during the fall was absolutely wonderful. It was so great having the opportunity to learn about the trees and plants I pass by every time I go hiking. Aly is incredibly down to earth and very knowledgeable about our earthly surroundings. I look forward to future tours!" 

"I had a wonderful experience, it was informative and the energy was great. I plan to join again!" 

"It was a lot of fun, entertaining, educational, and an overall nice day." 

Things to note: 

We will do this event rain or shine, but in the event of torrential weather, the event will be canceled.  

Attendees will be notified in advance via email if the event is canceled due to poor weather. Attendees that are unable to make the rain date will be granted a full refund. 

There will be public bathrooms on site. 

This tour is typically designed for adults. Teens and children are welcome. This tour is not stroller accessible. For kid-specific programming, please note that Glam Gardener NYC offers programming specifically for young children and families. Please see our public workshops and tours, sign up for our newsletter, or inquire within for more information on those offerings. 

This is an outdoor walk that may span 1+ mile over the course of the 2 hour tour. 

Ticks carrying Lyme Disease are present on Staten Island. There are certainly best practices for avoiding tick bites. I will offer tick repellent at the start of the walk. This trail poses a low risk for tick bites. 

Glam Gardener NYC is not responsible for any damages or injuries incurred on this tour. You may be asked to sign a liability waiver before beginning this tour. 

Refund Policy:

If you cancel 2 weeks or more before the event, you may receive a full refund

You may receive a 50% refund if you cancel within 1-2 weeks of the event

You will not receive a refund if you cancel less than 1 week in advance

All refund inquiries must be sent via email to glamgardenernyc [at] gmail [dot] com


Orders are fulfilled through USPS. Please allow for standard shipping time, which is usually 1-5 business days.

Return policy

Glam Gardener NYC takes the upmost care in packaging your orders with love. If there is something wrong with your order, please email glamgardenernyc [at] so that I can get to the bottom of the issue. Glam Gardener NYC is a one-woman shop, so your kindness and patience is appreciated.

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