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. Everyone is required to wear masks, inside and outside.
  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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Tea Talk: Art of Synergetic Blending with Alecks Moss [ONLINE]

. In this class, we’ll explore how to blend tea for flavor and action, tapping into our intuition to guide us along the way.Tea blending is an art form as much as it is a sensory experience. In this class, we’ll explore how to blend tea for flavor and action, tapping into our intuition to

Nature’s Best Hope Lecture with Doug Tallemy

Recent headlines about global pollinator declines and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. Such losses are not an option if we wish to continue our current standard of living on Planet

Embracing Life in an Age of Ecological Destruction w/ Bonita Ford [ONLINE]

This session addresses self-care, explores our mortality along with the global ecological crisis and asks how to create more meaningIn these challenging times, as we collectively face painful realities and despair, it also serves us well to cultivate hope and take action. This session addresses self-care, explores our mortality along with the global ecological crisis,

Free

Fox Haven Foragers: Level 1 (Session 1) SOLD OUT

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

.Join us for the sixth 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, sumac, and aronia.Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw Paw,

Fox Haven Foragers: Level 1 (Session 2) SOLD OUT

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

.Join us for the sixth 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, sumac, and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw

Foraging Level 1: Ethics of Foraging and Elderberry Propagation SOLD OUT

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

.Foraging has become a rather popular topic and activity lately. It brings us great joy to know that more people are spending time outdoors, interacting with nature, perhaps even teaching their kids where our food and medicine comes from. The process of identification, harvest, and preparation of wild edibles and medicinals brings us closer to

Level 2 Foragers: Advanced Land Stewardship & Reciprocity SOLD OUT

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

.In Level 1, Foragers were exposed to a wide variety of plants and skills and began to build the concept of reciprocity. In Level 2 we will take those lessons and put them into action by designing and stewarding a Foragers Patch that will ground us in our ecosystem and the complex relationships within it.

Introduction to Ethical Foraging [ONLINE]

.Foraging has become a rather popular topic and activity lately. It brings us great joy to know that more people are spending time outdoors, interacting with nature, perhaps even teaching their kids where our food and medicine comes from. The process of identification, harvest, and preparation of wild edibles and medicinals brings us closer to

Free

Foraging Level 1: Willow, Witch Hazel and Walnut with Taylor Roman SOLD OUT

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

.February brings us into the season of sap. It is during these cold days that are just starting to tip into spring temperatures that we can ask for barks and saps from trees. Join Chris Ousse in this medicinal tree adventure. We will visit and harvest from 3 of our favorite trees in Maryland on

Permaculture Gardening in Small Spaces [ONLINE]

. Learn how to grow your own food – no matter the size of your growing space In this short webinar, you’ll learn: • How to grow an abundant garden in just 15 minutes a day • How to save money by growing your own food • What you can grow year-round • How to

Call for Herbal Garden Volunteers & Tour

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

.Join us for a volunteer and intern info session to learn how you can get involved in our herbal gardens and orchards at Fox Haven. We’ll sip tea, tour some of the buildings we use and we’ll walk out to the orchard and gardens weather permitting. Volunteering Every season we accept volunteers to come to

Free

Hands-on Fruit Tree Grafting Tutorial with Taylor Roman

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

.Practice using scion wood to train fruit trees to bear a tasty harvest. Bring a sharp knife if you have one (there will be some available). *Limited to 10 guests---At Fox Haven, we're dedicated to the preservation of botanical diversity and making our unique and extensive plant collection available to you! Our Orchard Scion Wood sale will help

Nature’s Best Hope Lecture with Doug Tallemy

Recent headlines about global pollinator declines and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. Such losses are not an option if we wish to continue our current standard of living on Planet

Free Virtual Program: Wild Weeds that are Edible

Online

Learn about edible weeds and plants that grow in your backyard. Join Lacey Walker from Fox Haven Farm as she teaches how to identify edible plants and weeds, the nutrition value of them, and how to prepare them to eat. This virtual program will take place via Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live. To participate via

Foraging Level 1: Spring Mushroom Foray SOLD OUT

Mycologist and herbalist Jared Urchek is no stranger to the forest and his expertise spans a wide range of taxa. Join Jared for this special forage to see what spring bounty lies along the trails of Frederick’s Municipal Forest. This beginner’s workshop will introduce you to the easy to identify, edible species of mushrooms that

Forest Bathing with A Greener Mind

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

In this 2 1/2 hour session, Association of Nature and Forest Therapy trained guide and A Greener Mind founder, Josh Schwartz, will guide you through sensory invitations to help you slow down, awaken your senses, and reconnect with nature. About A Greener Mind A Greener Mind was founded to help people discover the restorative power

Fungi Families & Mini-Hunt with Forage Culture

This is a great starting point for folks who need a basic understanding of the differences between plant & fungi kingdom, but who don’t want to be overwhelmed with too much terminology! If you’ve only ever seen white button or portobello mushrooms up close, you’ll enjoy this easy-to-understand overview of how mushrooms can be grouped

Support Fox Haven Farm at MOM’s Organic Market 5% Donation Day

MOM's Organic Market 5273 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick

Shop for delicious groceries while supporting a great cause! On April 28th, 5% of MOM’s (Frederick) sales will be donated to Fox Haven in support of environmental conservation efforts Visit the MOM’s Frederick location to donate MOM’s Frederick 5273 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21703 Can’t make it to MOM’s? You can also donate on our

Free

Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study SOLD OUT

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

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn

Foraging Level 1: Friend and Foes with Lacey Walker SOLD OUT

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

Join Fox Haven’s Herb Garden Manager, Lacey Walker, and delve into the complexity of what it means for something to be edible or toxic – and the much bigger in-between! We’ll draw on Lacey’s herb knowledge to identify plant families and begin to parse out plants that are friends and plants that are foes. Then,

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