Phytogeography: Wheat Infrastructure is a walking tour exploring how the botanical demands of a single species, Triticum aestivum has shaped the city and its operations. Led by Oakland-based landscape designer and researcher MK Smaby (who grew up in Minneapolis), we’ll begin at the Mill City Farmer's market and she will take us to significant wheat-related sites around downtown and Northeast. We'll be exploring wheat from sensorial, critical, and geographical perspectives.
The tour will start at 12:30 pm and will go until approximately 6:00 p.m (we will be stopping for food along the way). As you consider signing up please note two things: 1) there will be a significant amount of walking on this tour, around 4 miles, and 2) we ask that you only sign up if you can stay for the whole day. If you have any mobility concerns, please let us know and we can make accommodations for you.
A week before the event, we will email you with the exact meeting location at the Mill City Farmer's Market.
This event is free and limited to 15 people, you can sign up here.