COVID Protocol

  • 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 so we can discuss how to handle your absence.
  • 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.

Refund Policy

  • All class ticket sales are considered a donation to Fox Haven and help us to fulfill our mission. Full refunds (minus a 20% processing fee) will be given to any participant canceling at least 30 days prior to the scheduled class date. Due to the nature of full series commitments, no refunds will be processed once the series has started.
  • Enrollment cannot be transferred to another class. If you are within the 30-day cancellation period, it is best to request a refund and sign up for the desired replacement.

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Beekeeping for Beginners Series

April 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


This year-long program will give you an immersive look into all aspects of beekeeping. From bee biology and behavior to equipment needs and management techniques, you’ll learn all the basics required to start keeping your own bees. Led by our resident beekeeper, Taylor Roman, we’ll meet each season for lectures and plenty of hands-on experience interacting with the hives here at Fox Haven. This series is meant for anyone who is new to beekeeping, or is interested in starting, and is looking for guidance from an experienced keeper to help them ensure healthy, happy bees and good honey harvests each year!Dates and class times are scheduled for April 3rd, June 5th, August 7th and October 1st from 10am-1pm.

Taylor Roman has been keeping bees for the past 7 years. He first started learning the craft while working at Colchester Farm CSA on the eastern shore. Since then, he has worked throughout Maryland as a farmer, gardener, master naturalist, and environmental educator, gaining diverse skills ranging from holistic orchard management to beekeeping. Taylor has been the resident beekeeper at Fox Haven for over 4 years now and will be sharing his unique perspective, trials, and sucess stories to help you along your beekeeping journey.


April 3, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Fox Haven Organic Farm & Learning Center
3630 Poffenberger Rd.
Jefferson, MD 21755 United States


About LandBack Tax
Beginning in 2022, Fox Haven will pay $2 from every ticket sale to the Piscataway Land Trust as a LandBack tax for the land Fox Haven inhabits. Land taxes to indigenous nations function similarly to paying rent or a home mortgage. Payments such as a mortgage provide access to living space, whereas LandBack taxes recognize our access to stolen Indigenous land.

The Piscataway Land Trust is a long-term Indigenous-led effort led by the 501(c)(3) Cedarville Band of Piscataway Indians Inc. to restore and rematriate ancestral land and sovereignty in the Chesapeake region to Piscataway and other Chesapeake Indigenous people. To learn more or pay land tax, visit:



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