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    Key to Plant ID at Fox Haven Farm with Taylor Roman

    Join us at Fox Haven Farm in Jefferson, MD from 10am-12pm for a crash course in the basics of plant identification.  We’ll give you the tools to more confidently identify plants from tiny weeds to towering trees; tools like botanical terminology, recognizing phenological patterns and understanding how to effectively use guidebooks and scientific keys.  Bring…

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    Botanical Illustration of Mushrooms with Samantha Off

    Mushrooms are mysterious and fascinating. Join us for this class where we will learn all about the anatomy of mushrooms and what information is needed to make a correct identification. From there we will learn and practice drawing techniques to capture the information required for a true ‘botanical’ illustration. Please feel free to bring any…

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    Garden Tour & Tea Tasting!

    Tour the Garden and experience a tea tasting with our Garden Manager and Herbalist Lacey Walker to learn about the plants that are ripe for medicine making. From the ferny plant that made Absinthe to root that made the first marshmallow to the flower that stops bleeding – we’ll tour the stories and senses that…

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    Foraging: Herbal First Aid!

    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,…

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    Mushroom Log Inoculation for beginners

    Edible and Medicinal mushrooms can be grown in a variety of ways and on a variety of mediums. We’ll be harvesting wood from recently felled trees at Fox Haven to create the perfect environment for the mushrooms you will be taking home. Join Jared in this 2 hour class to cover the life cycle and…

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    Spring Mushroom Foray with Jared Urchek

    Jared Urchek, L.Ac, CZB, is a Five-Element acupuncturist, certified Zero Balancer, and a cultivator of gourmet & medicinal mushrooms.  He is enthralled by the beauty and the healing power of Nature. Growing up in the woods of northeast Ohio, he found the woods to be comforting, healing, and inspiring even as a youngster. Learning about…

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    Foraging: Friends & Foes

    Join Holly Poole-Kavana 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 Holly’s love of botany to identify plant families and begin to parse out  plants that are friends and plants that are foes. After lunch we’ll meet some…

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    Foraging: A Taste of Spring!

    As humans, we often build our relationships with plants based on how they fulfill our needs. But when we study how these plants live and grow, we can learn a great deal from them, and this enriches our experiences with them as food and medicine. Much in the way that humans use the early spring…

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    Survival Skills for Adults!

    Join us at the farm and forest for some fun! Wild food ID, shelters, fire building, and even how to use the gifts of nature to get your car/truck unstuck! Come on out and play Saturday.  Link to register:  http://foxhavenfarm.org/events/winter-survival-skills-for-adults/  

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    The Chesapeake Table: Your Guide to Eating Local with Renee Brooks Catacalos!

    Join us at the farm for a pre-presentation BYOPicnic and walk-about at 1:00. Renee presents at 2:00 on the ins and outs of supporting our local food systems and the health of the environments that produce it. Her book will be on sale by our local Curious Iguana Bookstore at the event.  This is a…

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