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  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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Growing and Harvesting Herbs with Lacey Walker

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$30.00
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 life of an herb farmer through a tour of the garden, and drying facilities. In class, you’ll receive a compost-making lesson, learn harvesting techniques and practice organoleptic taste tests to see if you dried correctly.

About the Speaker

Lacey Walker: Fox Haven Learning Center Herb Farm, CSA & Herb Internship Manager

Lacey is an educator whose passion for herbs led to becoming Fox Haven’s herb farmer, herbalist, forager, and plant educator. While teaching English to non-native speakers in DC, Lacey began facilitating peer to peer learning, a style of group learning. As Director of the Learning Center Farm, she created the Fresh Herbal CSA in 2017 and established Fox Haven’s Herbal Internship Program in 2018. A lifelong learner, Lacey studies with noted experts and has completed two years of apprenticeship at the Wild Ginger Herbal Center (formerly Centro Ashe), as well as two study trips to Costa Rica and training on the body, with Tammi Sweet of Heartstone Herbal School. In 2017, she completed coursework on fermentation with Sandor Katz in Tennessee, and in 2019, completed an apprenticeship with Susquehanna Apothecary, where she honed medicine making skills.

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$30.00
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-and-harvesting-herbs-with-lacey-walker-tickets-147853069511

Venue

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

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