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Pick-Your-Own Milky Oats
June 19, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Milky oats (Avena Sativa) are the oat tops harvested when they are in their milky stage, during which the oat tops release a white, milky sap when squeezed. This stage lasts approximately one week, just before the seed hardens and becomes the oat grain we eat as oatmeal. Tincturing the milky oats while fresh preserves their bioactive potency. Alternatively, milky oats can be dried and used as a nutritive tonic and are a beautiful addition to tea blends.
Fox Haven is happy to offer pick-your-own chemical-free farm-grown Milky Oats from June 16th to June 19th. More dates may be announced for the following week.
Must email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a time to come pick – or pick up if you choose to have Fox Haven pick and prepare your harvest for pick up.
Options to harvest milky oats (heads) or oatstraw (heads and stalk)
Please bring your own baskets or containers.
Pick Your Own Available Hours:
June 16th, 8 am to 5 pm
June 17th, 8 am to 5 pm
June 18th, 8 am to 5 pm
June 19th, 8 am to 5 pm
Price: Pick-Your-Own: $10 per pound pick your own
Fox Haven prepares your harvest for pick up: $15 per pound
To review directions for harvesting and payment, visit: Milky Oats Harvest & Payment Instructions
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.
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