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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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 workout

$10.00

Foraging Fungi: Virtual Trees for Mushroom Hunters

Most veteran mushrooms will tell you: hunt trees & you’ll find your mushrooms. With high-resolution photos of trees from budding in spring to leafless winter, we’ll guide you to understanding trees through the lens of mushroom hunting. Interested in all things mushrooms? Check out the Foraging Fungi series here: https://foxhavenfarm.org/events/foraging-fungi-lessons-on-safety-id-with-forage-culture-online/ 

$35.00

Kid’s Nature Arts & Crafts: Pigment making and painting

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

At Fox Haven, we recognize that art is a vitally important learning tool for children, whether they are learning in public school or at home. With this in mind, we would like to provide the opportunity for your kids to explore nature, creativity, and self-expression, all while maintaining a safe social distance.Kids will love this

$20.00

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 workout

$10.00

Foraging Level 1: Herbal First Aid with Katelyn Jarkoweic SOLD OUT

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

Join Katelyn of Hey Thanks! Herbal Co. as she forages for her favorite spring Herbal First Aid Kit components. There will be lots of plant ID, harvesting, nibbling and creating. You’ll go home with ideas for your own First Aid Kit and a salve to go in it! Plants may include: chickweed, plantain, yarrow, comfrey,

$40.00

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 workout

$10.00

Foraging Fungi: Virtual Fungi Storage & Cooking

Wild mushrooms not only look different from typical grocery finds, they also store and cook differently. In this class, we’ll cover the basics of cleaning, drying, pickling, and freezing, and we’ll demonstrate two basic cooking techniques, a sauté and a braise, to get the best flavor from your wild food finds. Interested in all things

$35.00

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

$10.00

Growing and Harvesting Herbs with Lacey Walker

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

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

$30.00

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

$10.00

Beekeeping Tour & Honey Tasting for Kids with Taylor Roman

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

September is National Honey Month! What better way to celebrate than with a local honey tasting! Enjoy a tour of Fox Haven’s bee sanctuary with our in-house beekeeper, Taylor Roman. Kids will learn all the steps to how honey is produced and harvested, then we’ll taste various types of honey to understand their unique differences.

Free - $10.00

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

$10.00

Foraging Level 1: Paw Paw Haul with Taylor Roman

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

September sees the ripening of Paw Paw, the blooming of Goldenrod and the fruiting of Autumn Olive. Another foodie adventure awaits as we comb through the Paw Paw trees in search of ripe fruit and harvest enough Autumn Olive for making ketchup. Taylor grew up in Frederick, where his years exploring the woodlands around Lake

$40.00

Wildflower Cake Decorating with Allie Smith of Bramble Baking Co. SOLD OUT

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

Learn the fine art of modern cake design with Allie Smith of Bramble Baking Co.! Using fresh herbs from Fox Haven and Bramble Baking Co.’s buttercream frosting, a beautiful, one-of-a-kind cake will not be difficult to achieve. Each participant will take home a cake decorating toolkit and a delicious 6" fully decorated wildflower cake! Bramble

$55.00

Foraging Level 1: Fall Mushroom Foray with Sam Feld SOLD OUT

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

This beginner’s workshop will introduce you to the easy to identify, edible species of mushrooms that can be found in the Maryland area during the autumn months. The class will begin with a talk about the ethics and safety of wild foraging mushrooms. We will also talk about how mushrooms grow, what their characteristics are,

$40.00

VIP Membership Picnic & Local Apple Cider Pressing

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

Come turn the crank on our traditional cider press during our VIP Fall Picnic, exclusively for Fox Haven members and their families. You'll love the fresh taste of Fox Haven's orchard-fresh apple cider! The schedule: 1-3 pm Orchard Tour & Local Apple Cider Pressing 3-4 pm Pack a picnic to enjoy on the farm Hungry?

Free

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

$10.00

Kid’s Nature Arts & Crafts: Nature Weaving with Ashley Hoffman

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

At Fox Haven, we recognize that art is a vitally important learning tool for children, whether they are learning in public school or at home. With this in mind, we would like to provide the opportunity for your kids to explore nature, creativity, and self-expression, all while maintaining a safe social distance. Kids will love

$10.00

Adaptogens & Herbs for the Nervous System

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

Herbs with an affinity for the nervous system can support and balance the body’s stress response. In this class, you’ll receive a brief anatomy and physiology lesson and an overview of illustrious herbs commonly known as adaptogens. Then, we’ll head to the garden to explore the fresh herbs in their natural environment. About the Speaker

$30.00

Growing Mushrooms with Sun English

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

This introductory course is a step-by-step guide to growing mushrooms at home. Whether you’ve never grown a mushroom before or have tried with limited success, we’ll show you how to grow them on a small scale using simple methods and minimal equipment. About the Speaker Sun English Jr. is the founder of Melanated Medicinals–born out

$30.00

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