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March 2018

Fire and Frost : Special Weekend Edition – 3/24

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$25.00

FOR AGES 7 - 12 This special weekend edition of Fire and Frost will have youth learning skills like orienteering and navigation, shelter building, cold weather hiking and fire building. Along the way Taylor and Chris will be telling real-life survival stories, encouraging nature exploration, plant ID and leading the group through the early spring landscape. This program is designed for youth ages 7 to 12. For youth outside of this age range please email lacey@foxhavenfarm.org Chris Ousse, 2001 Eagle…

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Low Tech Mushrooms with Sam Feld: March 24th

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$35.00

Low Tech Mushroom Growing at Home   Anytime is a perfect time to start an indoor mushroom growing project, and it’s way less complicated than you think! In this class we will learn how to grow delicious and nutritious mushrooms at home with very little specialized equipment. This class starts with a basic understanding of the fungi life cycle. From there we will talk about growing mediums, effective low tech pasteurization methods, spawn sourcing, and how to get your mushrooms…

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Winter Roots, Edibles and Tonics Foraging and Project Presentations

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$45.00

    Fresh Pine and Spruce Tips, Burdock Roots, Sunchokes, tender late-winter greens and many more flavors will be explored. Which flavors stimulate the liver? Which soothe throats? Which plants have a tradition of healing deep winter infections? Which herbs fall into your group’s herbal action study? We’ll walk, talk, gather and taste.   Presentation of projects. How did you group define and exemplify the given action? What herb feature prominently in your formula and what have you learned about…

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April 2018

Yoga in the Raw

April 11 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 3:00 pm

  This menu is from last year , but will be updated soon.

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Youth Foraging Series: Teas and Infused Honey – April 14th 2018

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$30.00

FOR AGES 4 - 9 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…

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Fox Haven Food and Medicine Foraging Series: Foraged First Aid

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$40.00

Join Katelyn of Hey Thanks! Herbal Co as she forages for her favorite early spring Herbal First Aid Kit components. There will be lots of plant ID, harvesting, nibbling and creating. You’ll go home with ideas for your own First Aid Kit and a salve to go in it! Plants may include: chickweed, plantain, yarrow, comfrey, burdock, yellowdock and some tasty edibles along the way   Katelyn is a folk herbalist, gardener, and forager, and the heart & soul behind…

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Exploration of Sound and Human Voice in Nature: Workshop

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$45.00

  April 28th 2018 1 - 5 pm at 3630 Poffenberger Road , Jefferson, MD Exploration of Sound and the Human Voice In Nature is open to anyone; no previous experience necessary. Experience sound and our voice with awareness of our interconnection to the natural world. This workshop will work with the sounding traditions of people that lived close to nature and used sound to deepen their connection with their environment. We will be referencing, Tuvan throat singing, circle song,…

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May 2018

Forested Futures: Permaculture for Youth – May 2018 (6 sessions)

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$150.00

FOR AGES 7 - 12 May 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, and 23rd What is Permaculture? Homeschoolers will collectively define this word by engaging in lively exploration, activities, and discussions in this experiential course. Students will do things like:   Rewild the senses through observations in nature Discover energy sources, design and build ways to harness that energy Question how we feed ourselves through urban and rural homestead exploration, garden planting and harvesting, cooking with foraged foods and outdoor methods,…

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Youth Foraging Series: Papermaking with Embedded Flowers – May 12th 2018

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$30.00

FOR AGES 4 - 9 years 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…

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Fox Haven Food and Medicine Foragers Series: Twisting Vines

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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$40.00

    Caryl Henry is an artist and herbalist known for her affinity for using nature in her creations - from plant-based papers to giant woven wind chimes to wild grape potato baskets. Join Caryl for a hike with your eyes to the sky to discover which vines make beautiful structural materials and what plants can be harvested that serve a dual purpose of un-burdening trees and spaces. Each participant will weave a take-home garden fob. Plants we may see:…

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