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Fox Haven Foragers: Level 1 [Monthly Wild Edible Meet-up] Session 1

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the ninth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail, and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, and autumn olive. Natural dyeing with fresh florals, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw Paw, cooking up cattails, propagating and stewarding wild species and so much more will be explored this year! Each Foragers class will include plant ID, foraging, and processing the season’s bounty with local guides from diverse backgrounds and skill sets.

Class runs from 9 am to 12 pm on the second Saturday of each month from February through November. The first 2 hours of class will be held in the field, gathering plants and learning botany skills. The last hour is spent processing and preparing the harvest into a tasty meal or a product to take home.


2/10: Ethics of Foraging and Elderberry Propagation with Lacey Walker (Snow Date: 2/24)

3/9: Willow, Witch Hazel, and Walnut with Lacey Walker (Snow Date: 4/6)

4/13: Spring Mushroom Foray with Jared Urchek (Field Trip)*

5/11: Friends and Foes Plants with Holly Poole Kavana

6/8: Cattail and Milkweed with Nick Spero

7/13: Natural Dye with Natalie Love

8/10: Herbal First Aid with Katelyn Jarkowiec

9/14: Paw Paw Haul with Taylor Roman

10/12: Fall Mushroom Foray with Sam Feld (Field Trip)*

11/9: Seed Saving & Propagation with Lacey Walker & Taylor Roman

*Some classes will be held at a location outside of Fox Haven


PAYMENT PLANS ARE AVAILABLE! Please email to request a payment plan

In 2024, Fox Haven will continue to 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:

Looking for more opportunities to learn about foraging? Check out our Fungus Among Us series to learn all about mushrooms!



Foragers 1 class has been a bridge for me between my garden and the wild places. I’m also slowly adding new trees I recognize around my neighborhood and on hikes. I’ve made friends with a local Black Walnut and am getting to know it throughout the seasons. I’ve appreciated how each of our amazing instructors has not only rich knowledge, but also a deep relationship with the world around us. Their big-picture perspective of our ecosystems and our place within the larger world has inspired me to grow in the ways I practice reciprocity. I’m already planning for future classes at Fox Haven while also exploring and growing on my own. ~Charis Hans-Storms


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

About LandBack Tax
From 2022 onward, Fox Haven will donate $2 from each event ticket to the Kikeokan Foundation to pay LandBack tax, acknowledging our access to stolen Indigenous land. The Kikeokan Foundation is an Indigenous-led initiative working to restore ancestral land and sovereignty to the Piscataway and other Indigenous communities of the Chesapeake.


Weather Policy
If inclement weather is predicted ahead of an event, you will be notified 48 hours before the event date about any cancellation or rescheduling. Otherwise, the event is presumed to take place rain or shine. An alternative venue may be arranged if shelter is required. Please note that refunds are not provided for postponed events or no-shows. However, if Fox Haven cancels, a full refund will be issued.

COVID Protocol

Please do not come to class if you are feeling ill or have been exposed to others who are sick. Email to discuss your absence. Masks are optional during all events. If diagnosed with COVID within 5 days post-class, please notify us so that we can inform participants about possible exposure.



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