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August 2017

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

Paw Paw Haul – September 16th

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, MD 21755
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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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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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Storytelling and Cultural Potluck with Owen Taylor of Seedkeeping: 9/16

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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3rd Annual Mindfulness in Education and Peace Conference – 9/23

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven, 3630 Poffenberger Rd
Jefferson, 21755
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Announcing 7:30 am Yoga before the conference - Donation Based Class for Community Programs - $12 suggested Must sign up with Jan by Friday morning 30 max - jan@foxhavenfarm.org This class is for all levels. Please bring a mat and water plus a snack for afterwards.   The Mindfulness in Education and Peace Conference at Fox Haven Farm and Retreat Center was  created to explore the issues and barriers to personal and social transformation in educational, social work, health, humanities,…

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