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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Random Weave Baskets with Luke Baur

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

Organize your creative chaos in the art of the random weave basket. In this workshop you will learn how to identify wild plants in the local landscape and take them from the field and forest to a completed basket. Inspired by the structures of many a wild creature, this basket style can be one of

Herbal Immune & Respiratory Care with Lacey Walker [CANCELED]

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

When addressing the respiratory system, we want to think about herbs that have strong immune or antiviral actions in addition to herbs for lung support. 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.

DIY Bandana w/ Natural Plant Dye with Natalie Love

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

Learn about making your own natural dye with one of your favorite superfoods- Avocado! This class will inspire you to upcycle and recapture waste for a fun natural project you can show off! Natalie will show you how to prepare a dye bath, dye cloth, and make your own design using all-natural ingredients. After the

Foraging Level 1: Cattail and Milkweed with Nick Spero SOLD OUT

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

Early June may present the heat of the summer but it’s really the last few days of Spring we’ll be experiencing. Nick Spero joins us to introduce us to some of his favorite wild edibles in the late Spring – Cattail and Milkweed – for a foodie focused month of Foragers. Nick Spero is a

All About Bees: Honey Tasting & Hive Tour SOLD OUT

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,

Garden Tour for Taking Care with Ashley Hoffman

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

Walking through a garden teaches our souls quietly and well about the natural rhythms of life. This tour and tea tasting will help you to learn about the plants that are ripe for harvest, all while nurturing your body and mind with some much needed space for peace among the aromatic herbs in bloom. Participants

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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,

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

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

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 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

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