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August 2017
$50.00

Summer Fruit Tree Grafting at Fox Haven – August 19th

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson,21755
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Have you ever wanted to produce red, green and yellow apples on the same tree? How about a peach and a plum on the same tree? That's bud grafting! "Budding" is a great way to start your own fruit trees as well as many ornamentals and uses individual buds from this summer's new growth to graft onto rootstock already set in the nursery or in pots. Instructor/Orchardist/Nurserywoman Eliza Greenman will guide you through the process of bud grafting and give…

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$5.00

Storytime in the Big Red Barn: All About Harvesting – 8/23

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson,21755
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  Join us for Storytime in the Big Red Barn on Wednesdays 7/12 - 8/30th  from 10 am - 11 am All mornings include a story, activity, and walks around Chestnut Farm and the Community Garden. Families are welcome – Ages 3 – 8 $5.00 for each morning Come join us for an interactive story hour. We will read a story and talk about nature, and our surroundings each week. Books and activities will be a different theme each week.…

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$5.00

Storytime in the Big Red Barn: All About Apples – 8/30

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson,21755
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  Join us for Storytime in the Big Red Barn on Wednesdays 7/12 - 8/30 from 10 am - 11 am All mornings include a story, activity, and walks around Chestnut Farm and the Community Garden. Families are welcome – Ages 3 – 8 $5.00 for each morning Come join us for an interactive story hour. We will read a story and talk about nature, and our surroundings each week. Books and activities will be a different theme each week.…

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September 2017
$40.00

Paw Paw Haul – September 16th

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson,MD21755
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  September 16th - Paw Paw Haul ! Lacey Walker of Fox Haven Learning Center 11-3pm - $40.00 can be sent by check or pay on Eventbrite link. Last year’s haul was deliciously fun! But foraging is a dance of the seasons and each year is different. Will our paw paws be ready? Will our black walnuts have dropped? We’ll explore the forest in search of fruits and nuts, seeking out the sweetest autumn olive tree for our ketchup and…

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$35.00

Seed Keeping: Storytelling, Liberation, and How to Save Seeds: September 16th

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson,21755
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Seed Keeping: Storytelling, Liberation, and How to Save Seeds Which seeds tell the stories of your ancestors? Which foods tell the story of your community’s resilience, struggle, and joy? For seed saver Owen Taylor, the Lumper Potato, is one such seed. Within this spud is the story of The Great Famine, England colonizing Ireland, modern-day globalization and food apartheid. This three hour in-depth workshop will explore the why and how of seed saving and the stories that tie us to…

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