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Discover the Paw Paw Fruit!

Discover the Paw Paw Fruit!

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I am an avid explorer, hiker, naturalist, holistic and herbal self-healer, and a big Paw Paw Fruit fan! Having discovered this fun, interesting, healthy and sweet delicious fruit I have hunted all over the local geography for it and found many patches right here in Southwest Michigan! Although it grows from Florida to Michigan, Mississippi to New York, a local river here was named for the fruit by…
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What we’ll do

We will meet at Fernwood Botanical Garden where we will walk their trails observing many of their unique and rare specimens of plants. I will be pointing out Paw Paw Trees (which there are A LOT OF) and describing their characteristics, habitats, and other general info about them so that you can learn to find them on your own! I will teach you how to tell when the fruit is ripe, how to collect…

What else you should know

In order to offer the full experience, tours are only during Paw Paw season, which is August and September.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Everyone will get a chance to try a paw paw fruit right from the tree! Delicious and creamy, sweet with notes of banana, mango, pineapple, and cantaloupe!

What to bring

appropriate clothing for hiking outdoors such as hat, sunscreen, bug spray, etc. Snacks are a good idea too however there is a cafe in the main building with delicious food!

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Where you'll be

We will be walking the trails at Fernwood Botanical Gardens, located in Niles, MI along the wooded edges of the St. Joseph River.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sat, 21st Sep    From 10:30 to 12:00.
$43 per person
10 of 10 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

In order to offer the full experience, tours are only during Paw Paw season, which is August and September.
Michael
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Discover the Paw Paw Fruit!
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