COVID Protocol

  1. Please do not come to class if you are feeling ill or have been exposed to people in your life who are sick. Please contact alecks@foxhavenfarm.org so we can discuss how to handle your absence.
  2. Masks are optional during outdoor events. We will maintain 6 feet social distance at all times. If you are not vaccinated, we request that you please wear a mask during outdoor events. Everyone is required to wear masks indoors, this includes our barn and dairy parlor.
  3. Before and after class, Fox Haven will sanitize any surfaces used. Hand Sanitizer will be available during class, and sanitizing/hand washing will be encouraged before class and after breaks, before preparing plants and tastings.
  4. When we have tastings, we will spread out to the best of our ability. Maintaining at least 6 feet apart is required.

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VIP Membership Picnic & Family Fun Day

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

Come explore Fox Haven’s beautiful farmland during our VIP Summer Picnic, exclusively for Fox Haven members and their families. Enjoy hands-on education, kid’s activities, tours, and more! The schedule: 10 am-11 am Enjoy a relaxing tour of the herb garden 11:15 am-12:15 pm All About Bees: Honey Tasting & Hive Tour 12:15 Scavenger Hunt 12:15

Herb Garden Tour and Tea Tasting in partnership with The Common Market

Fox Haven Farm and Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson

Enjoy a tour of Fox Haven’s herb garden and learn about the plants that are ripe for a tea tasting. We’ll explore the stories and senses that fill the garden, then, harvest a few herbs to brew for a cup or two.  As we enjoy the different flavors and aromas, we will discuss the energetics

Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE]

Starting a hobby with the right foundation makes all the difference for a lifetime of safe mushroom hunting. Our four-part series is designed to give you repetition without feeling like you’re in a lecture. Nature is a 3D interaction, and being able to compare & contrast is one of the key factors to understanding the

$120.00

Foraging Fungi: Virtual Fungi ID

Once you have an idea of the huge variety of edible mushrooms, it’s time to go in-depth to learn how to differentiate specific ID characteristics. By the end of our class, you’ll feel comfortable using a guidebook to identify mushrooms & how to properly utilize online forums. Our virtual class won’t disappoint as we’ve created

$35.00

Foraging Level 1: Fermented Blackberry Tea Leaves & Botanical Soda SOLD OUT

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

July is the month where we see our first real crop of wild berries. Making its debut in our area the first week of July, we’ll gather these sweet treats and the most luscious botanicals of the season to try our hand at brewing botanical beverages. Fox Haven’s Herb Garden Manager, Lacey Walker, will bring

$40.00

Herbs for Digestive Support with Lacey Walker

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

You may know that a healthy gut leads to an overall healthy body. In this class, you’ll receive a brief anatomy and physiology lesson, then, we’ll head to the garden to explore the fresh herbs in their natural environment. About the Speaker Lacey Walker: Fox Haven Learning Center Herb Farm, CSA & Herb Internship Manager

$25.00

All About Bees: Honey Tasting & Hive Tour

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

.Enjoy a presentation led by our beekeeper, Taylor Roman. Learn about the amazing biology and behavior of honey bees, how honey is made, and the importance of all bees and other pollinators in the production of food. This class can is geared towards anyone interested in the amazing world of honey bees! Weather permitting, a

$10.00

Summer Hair Tea & Fall Salve Making with Janelle Rollins

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

Janelle will lead participants through the practice of making herbally scented hair teas for rebalancing the scalp, moisturizing the hair and adding a fresh scent. Herbs infused into oil will make up our fall salve, smoothed with beeswax and shea to protect the skin for the coming wind and the cold. Participants will make a

$30.00

Garden Tour & Tea Tasting with Ashley Hoffman

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

Tour the Garden and tea tasting with Fox Haven staff and learn about the plants that are ripe for harvest. From the ferny plant that made Absinthe to the root that made the first marshmallow to the flower that stops bleeding – we’ll tour the stories and senses that fill our garden. Participants are welcome

$10.00

FREE Introduction to Nordic Walking in Nature with Anna Poddar

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

.Join us for fun, fitness, friends, and fresh air in this FREE Introduction to Nordic walking session through the trails at Fox Haven. Nordic walking uses two specially designed poles to work the upper body while walking (like cross country skiing). The poles are used by the arms to match each step taken. This low-impact

Free

Foraging Fungi: Virtual Look-A-Likes & Mushroom Toxicity

The more you see dangerous mushrooms, the more likely you are to recognize them. We’ll cover the specific ID features of the deadliest mushrooms along with look-a-likes for several tasty, edible specimens through an interactive PowerPoint with photos that each student can navigate at their own pace. We’ll also cover what mushroom toxicity feels like,

$35.00

DIY Floral Candles with Native Mountain Farm

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

Come let your creativity run as wild as the flowers in this dried floral crafting workshop. Spend time with your friends and family as we craft a simple DIY project together, floral candles using dried flowers Native Mountain Farm. Led by author and activist, Natasha Bowens Blair, this is a heart-led event you won’t want

$32.00 - $40.00

Full Moon Forest Bathing with A Greener Mind

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

In this 2 hour session, the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy trained guide Josh Schwartz of A Greener Mind will walk you through sensory invitations to help you slow down, awaken your senses, and reconnect with nature. Location This event will take place in Fox Haven's 3-acre organically-managed heritage apple orchard located about 1/4

$25.00

Foraging Fungi: Virtual Trees for Mushroom Hunters

Most veteran mushrooms will tell you: hunt trees & you’ll find your mushrooms. With high-resolution photos of trees from budding in spring to leafless winter, we’ll guide you to understanding trees through the lens of mushroom hunting. Interested in all things mushrooms? Check out the Foraging Fungi series here: https://foxhavenfarm.org/events/foraging-fungi-lessons-on-safety-id-with-forage-culture-online/ 

$35.00

Kid’s Nature Arts & Crafts: Pigment making and painting

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

At Fox Haven, we recognize that art is a vitally important learning tool for children, whether they are learning in public school or at home. With this in mind, we would like to provide the opportunity for your kids to explore nature, creativity, and self-expression, all while maintaining a safe social distance.Kids will love this

$20.00

Foraging Level 1: Herbal First Aid with Katelyn Jarkoweic SOLD OUT

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

Join Katelyn of Hey Thanks! Herbal Co. as she forages for her favorite 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,

$40.00

Foraging Fungi: Virtual Fungi Storage & Cooking

Wild mushrooms not only look different from typical grocery finds, they also store and cook differently. In this class, we’ll cover the basics of cleaning, drying, pickling, and freezing, and we’ll demonstrate two basic cooking techniques, a sauté and a braise, to get the best flavor from your wild food finds. Interested in all things

$35.00

All About Bees: Honey Tasting & Hive Tour

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

.Enjoy a presentation led by our beekeeper, Taylor Roman. Learn about the amazing biology and behavior of honey bees, how honey is made, and the importance of all bees and other pollinators in the production of food. This class can is geared towards anyone interested in the amazing world of honey bees! Weather permitting, a

$10.00

Growing and Harvesting Herbs with Lacey Walker

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

There is nothing better than the flavor and aroma of herbs harvested fresh from the garden, but unfortunately, fresh herbs don’t last forever. In this class, we’ll explore Fox Haven’s methods of harvesting and drying fresh herbs to preserve their essential oils for the greatest flavor intensity and nourishment. You’ll experience a day in the

$30.00

Garden Tour & Tea Tasting with Ashley Hoffman

Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center 3630 Poffenberger Rd., Jefferson

Tour the Garden and tea tasting with Fox Haven staff and learn about the plants that are ripe for harvest. From the ferny plant that made Absinthe to the root that made the first marshmallow to the flower that stops bleeding – we’ll tour the stories and senses that fill our garden. Participants are welcome

$10.00

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