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…
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…
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…
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…
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/
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…
Permaculture your Yard! and School and Public Park with Claire Seesman
Before we design and implement our dream yards or gardens, it is essential to understand what is already at play in those environments and how to work with, rather than against, nature. In this workshop, you will learn how to use basic Permaculture principles and methods to understand the natural systems in your space, creatively…
Wildlife Photography with Steve Fernando
“The camera, lens and other hardware are just tools. They can not create good images by themselves anymore than the tools of a cabinet maker can create beautiful furniture without a craftsperson who knows how to use them.” Steve will help you learn how to use your tools and share from his own mistakes, challenges, and successes. His…
Foraging Series: Tending the Wild
Before we ever take from the land we must give to it. As we start this year’s Foragers series we’ll spend the first class learning how to see nature’s first awakenings and how we humans can collaborate with nature to produce more abundance. Early spring is when we begin to take vegetative cuttings and plan…
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Posted January 24, 2019
Fox Haven Foragers!
Join the fun of plant identification and foraging once a month at Fox Haven Organic Farm, Retreat & Learning Center in Jefferson, MD. The first 2-3 hours involves plant ID and improving botany skills, lunch break, and then the last hour is spent processing what is foraged into tasty treats or a take-home medicinal….