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February 2018

Consciousness, Communication, and Change

February 3 @ 9:00 am - February 4 @ 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$125.00 - $395.00

The C3 Project brings together the best social, cognitive, neuroscience, and transformation science to boost the effectiveness of people who are working to make change in themselves and others, and to create a more just and sustainable world. This workshop will focus on two main things: how people can communicate their ideas in ways that foster openness to adoption rather than shutting people down (Saturday), and what behaviors and qualities change-makers can embody and express to be more effective in…

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Mindfulness in Nature 6 week Winter Series for the Young Child

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
$90.00

Mindfulness in Nature Winter Series for the Young Child Wednesdays – February 7th,14th, 21st, 28th and March 7th and 14th 2018 Ages 3- 5.5 years old Cost $15.00 drop in and $90.00 for all 6 sessions Times 10 am – 12 pm These 2 hr sessions will include yoga, meditation for the young child, wild crafts, nature walks, winter plant identification, native stories and games, and herbal lotion and salve making. Facilitated by Jan Hummer – Community Liaison, Mindfulness Consultant at Fox…

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Mindfulness in Nature 6 week session: 6 – 10 yr olds

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
$90.00

Mindfulness in Nature Winter Series for 6-10 year olds Wednesdays – February 7th,14th, 21st, 28th and March 7th and 14th 2018 Ages 6-10 years Cost $15.00 drop in and $90.00 for all 6 sessions Times 1pm – 3 pm These 2 hr sessions will include yoga, meditation for the young child, wild crafts, nature walks, winter plant identification, native stories and games, and herbal lotion and salve making. Facilitated by Jan Hummer – Community Liaison, Mindfulness Consultant at Fox Haven Jan grew up in…

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Restorative Loving Kindness Retreat at Fox Haven: Feb 9th – 11th 2018

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - February 11 @ 2:00 pm
Fox Haven Farm and Learning Center, 3630 Poffenberger Road
Jefferson, MD 21755 United States
$40.00 - $375.00

Restorative Loving Kindness Retreat at Fox Haven Feb 9th – 11th 2018 Take a break, slow down and nourish your mind, body, and soul to meet yourself again.  The beginning of the year is when you set healthy goals for yourself. Teachers speak to mindful movement ( yoga), meditation techniques, journal writing, healing massage, meditative drawing, and plant based cooking to help balance and nourish your body mentally and physically. The Restorative Loving Kindness Retreat offers : The gentle and…

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Winter Study: Winter Herbal Learning Circle – Broths, Teas, and Spice Blends

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
$45.00 - $200.00

Winter Study: Winter Herbal Learning Circle  This winter we’ll delve into Fox Haven’s herbal stores and explore winter traditions and rituals that build phytonutrients into our lifestyle; whether you need restoration to recover from the year or stimulation to power you towards new goals. This hands-on collaborative study session will include winter plant ID and harvesting, kitchen experimentation and crafting, group research and formula making and many  opportunities to develop relationships with local plants. The group project topics serve as…

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March 2018

Food and Medicine Foragers (early bird)

March 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$240.00

Fermenting Black Walnuts, tincturing medicinal wild weeds, nibbling Autumn Olive, weaving Wild Grape, plucking ripe Paw Paw, frying up edible mushrooms and so much more will be explored this year! Join us for the third year of Fox Haven Foragers. We’ll visit some of our old favorites like Milkweed, Paw Paw, Goldenrod, Cattail, Jewelweed and Motherwort and we’ll introduce some new species to our forage like Witch Hazel, Japanese Barberry, Sassafras, and Blueberries. Each Foragers class will include plant ID,…

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Field Trip – Tonic Herb Shop / Winter Study: Herbal Learning Circle

March 3 @ 1:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
$45.00

Field Trip – Tonic Herb Shop and Sacred Root – March 3rd 1-5pm  Just over the bridge into West Virginia is a trove of herbal goodies. We’ll visit Tonic Herb shop for a class with Amanda Adkins on Winter Herbs for Youth. Then we’ll explore the waking garden of Sacred Roots and learn from Hillary Banachowski how to choose herbs for winter and daily ritual. Winter Study: Winter Herbal Learning Circle This winter we’ll delve into Fox Haven’s herbal stores…

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Fire and Frost : March 6th – April 10th – Tuesday’s only

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$25.00 - $150.00

Fire and Frost will be held every Tuesday from March 6th to April 10th (6 total), and run from 10am-2pm. Each morning will take youth through a winter survival activity based around a specific skill and each afternoon will feature a different fire starting techniques to prepare a fire for our story. After making a fire, a real-life survival story will be told and youth will be encouraged to use the information and skills they learned from that morning to…

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Landscape for Life

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$120.00

Transform your home, school and public landscapes into healthy refuges that benefit birds, pollinators, wildlife, the community and waterways. Learn how nature provides “ecosystem services” and how you can foster, rather than impede, nature’s ability to do this by undertaking small changes in your landscaping practices. Transform your home and public landscapes into healthy refuges that benefit wildlife, pollinators, the community and waterways. This three week course will teach you how to build soil, harvest rainwater, encourage diverse and abundant…

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Youth Foraging Series: Black Locust Bean Shakers

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$30.00 - $240.00

Join us once a month for a youth exploration in crafting with seasonal materials found in nature. Youth will learn to make art, instruments, edible and medicinal preparations all while learning how to ID, harvest, steward and protect plant species. Each month will delve into the bounty of the season encouraging youth to experience nature as a continuous, wonderous cycle.   Fox Haven is thrilled to be hosting two amazing wilderness instructors. Elizabeth Remmers brings her love of chemistry, physics…

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