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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 12, 2020

February 13, 2021: Level 2 Foragers: Advanced Land Stewardship & Reciprocity (Early Bird) (Jefferson)

In Level 1, Foragers were exposed to a wide variety of plants and skills and began to build the concept of reciprocity. In Level 2 we will take those lessons and put them into action by designing and stewarding a Foragers Patch that will ground us in our ecosystem and the complex relationships within it. Each month…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 12, 2020

February 13, 2021: Fox Haven Foragers: Level 1 (Early Bird Special) (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the sixth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac, and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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Posted October 20, 2020

October 27, 2020: Principles of Biological Systems with Dan Kittredge at Fox Haven Farm & Learning Center

Join us October 27-28 for this exciting opportunity at Fox Haven Farm & Learning Center, 3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson, MD, 21755 To purchase a ticket and get more info, visit: https://bionutrient.org/site/workshops This two-day course provides an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming. Our goal is to build upon your knowledge and experience…

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Posted May 14, 2020

May 28, 2020: Science Literacy with Taylor Roman [ONLINE]

Our existence is shaped by science. The collection and application of knowledge through the scientific method has helped us cure diseases, enhance food production, and otherwise significantly improve our quality of life. But, in this internet age of limitless information, it can be hard to find real, trustworthy, scientifically backed material. This class is meant…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 14, 2020

May 23, 2020: Family-Friendly Wild Soda Making with Lacey Walker [ONLINE]

Learn the art of wild fermented beverage making using herbs, spices, fruits and foraged goods you have around you to create seasonally inspired, probiotic rich drinks. We’ll send you a quick ingredient list for you and your family to follow along at home! Here’s your link to join the fun: http://foxhavenfarm.org/events/family-friendly-wild-soda-making-with-lacey-walker-online/ *Your ticket purchase directly…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 14, 2020

May 19, 2020: Beginner’s Guide to Identifying Fungi: Online with Fox Haven Farm, Ecological Retreat & Learning Center

Join us for a visual presentation that will have you thinking like a mycologist in order to confidently identify mushrooms in the wild. Are you fascinated by the mysterious world of fungi? Join us for a visual presentation that will have you thinking like a mycologist in order to confidently identify mushrooms in the wild….

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Posted April 20, 2020

April 22, 2020: Natural Plant Approach to Stress, Anxiety & Sleep with Erin Antosh online (Jefferson, MD)

Feeling Stressed, not sleeping well? We all love plants and here is a way that they love us back! In this introduction to culinary herbalism, learn how to make a medicinal-strength herbal tea, a botanical latte, and healthy mocktail Although this is a stressful time and anxiety is a natural response to the current situation…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 20, 2020

May 6, 2020: All Things Nettles! Online opportunity! (Jefferson, Maryland)

Explore how Nettles deliver their sting and how to identify them in the field, other than getting a surprising zap! Let’s discuss this prickly topic–exploring how Nettles deliver their sting and how to identify them in the field (other than getting a surprising zap!). We’ll dive deep into nettle’s historical uses, ranging from making cordage…

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Posted March 3, 2020

March 21, 2020: Winter Survival Skills for Adults at Fox Haven Farm, Retreat & Learning Center

Winter is when the training wheels come off for hikers, climbers, and backcountry skiers. Cold temperatures can quickly lead to hypothermia or frostbite if you’re immobilized or lying on the cold ground, the wind poses a much greater danger if you’re in an exposed location, and water is harder to find because it’s likely frozen….

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Posted March 3, 2020

March 15, 2020: Forests! For the Atmosphere, Biodiversity, Human Health & Happiness w/author Joan Maloof at Fox Haven Farm & Learning Center

Inspirational book reading and talk by the author of The Living Forest by Joan Maloof In this informal talk Dr. Joan Maloof will discuss the overall condition of planet earth’s forests. She will discuss the critical role forests play in biodiversity, and the carbon cycle. She will explore the human health benefits of forests as…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 6, 2020

March 22, 2020: Winter Herb Study at Fox Haven Farm, Retreat & Learning Center (Jefferson, MD)

This winter we’ll delve into Fox Haven’s herbal stores and explore winter traditions and rituals that build phytonutrients into our lifestyle; whether you need restoration to recover from the year or stimulation to power you towards new goals. This hands-on collaborative study session will include winter plant ID and harvesting, kitchen experimentation and crafting, group research…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 6, 2020

March 8, 2020: Winter Herb Study at Fox Haven Farm, Retreat & Learning Center (Jefferson, MD)

This winter we’ll delve into Fox Haven’s herbal stores and explore winter traditions and rituals that build phytonutrients into our lifestyle; whether you need restoration to recover from the year or stimulation to power you towards new goals. This hands-on collaborative study session will include winter plant ID and harvesting, kitchen experimentation and crafting, group research…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 6, 2020

February 23, 2020: Winter Herb Study at Fox Haven Farm, Retreat & Learning Center (Jefferson, MD)

This winter we’ll delve into Fox Haven’s herbal stores and explore winter traditions and rituals that build phytonutrients into our lifestyle; whether you need restoration to recover from the year or stimulation to power you towards new goals. This hands-on collaborative study session will include winter plant ID and harvesting, kitchen experimentation and crafting, group research…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 6, 2020

February 9, 2020: Winter Herb Study at Fox Haven Farm, Retreat & Learning Center (Jefferson, MD)

This winter we’ll delve into Fox Haven’s herbal stores and explore winter traditions and rituals that build phytonutrients into our lifestyle; whether you need restoration to recover from the year or stimulation to power you towards new goals. This hands-on collaborative study session will include winter plant ID and harvesting, kitchen experimentation and crafting, group research…

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Posted January 6, 2020

Call for Herbal Garden Volunteers and Interns

Join us for a volunteer and intern info session to learn how you can get involved in our herbal gardens and orchards at Fox Haven. Join us for a volunteer and intern info session to learn how you can get involved in our herbal gardens and orchards at Fox Haven. Meet past interns and volunteers,…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

November 14, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

October 10, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

September 12, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

July 11, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

August 8, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

June 13, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

May 9, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

April 11, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

February 8, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

March 14, 2020: Foraging Level I at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, MD)

Join us for the fifth year of Fox Haven Foragers. In this Level 1 series, we’ll visit some common favorites like milkweed, goldenrod, cattail and elderberry. We’ll also introduce some seasonal species to our forage like witch hazel, Paw Paw, sumac and aronia. Fermenting blackberry leaves for tea, hunting for edible mushrooms, plucking ripe Paw…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

January 25, 2020: Botanical Illustration of Mushrooms with Samantha Off (Jefferson, MD)

Learn and practice drawing techniques to capture the information required for a true ‘botanical’ illustration of mushrooms at Fox Haven Farm. 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…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2020

January 18, 2020: Winter Survival Skills at Fox Haven! (Jefferson, Maryland)

Winter is when the training wheels come off for hikers, climbers, and backcountry skiers. Cold temperatures can quickly lead to hypothermia or frostbite if you’re immobilized or lying on the cold ground, the wind poses a much greater danger if you’re in an exposed location, and water is harder to find because it’s likely frozen….

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Posted September 16, 2019

(Jefferson, MD) Garden Cocktail Hour & Farm to Table Dinner!

This memorable dining experience is designed to support and celebrate biodiversity education and land conservation efforts at Fox Haven Farm & Learning Center. Together we can increase the impact of land conservation and biodiversity in Frederick County.    September 28th, 5-6:00 garden cocktail hour w/Tenth Ward and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Dinner. Enjoy a six-course culinary experience…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 30, 2019

(Jefferson, MD) Foraged Herbs for Asthma Relief

There are many wild plants in our region that can help reduce asthma symptoms and help restore balance to the immune system. The New England Aster is just one of the amazing plants for chest congestion that should be ready to harvest. Join John Kebel for a tour of the land as he explains what…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 5, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 5, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 6, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 6, 2019

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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Posted March 28, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 28, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 28, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 28, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 28, 2019

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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Posted March 28, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 5, 2019

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…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 5, 2019

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…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 5, 2019

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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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

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….

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted October 10, 2018

Aldo Leopold Education Project Training

Gather at Fox Haven Farm & Learning Center for a day of hands-on training using the Aldo Leopold Education Project’s Land Ethic curriculum.  Naturalists, farm-based educators, schoolhouse teachers, outdoor educators and the curious minded folks are all welcome.  Bring a journal, bag lunch, water bottle, and dress for the weather.  Light snacks will be provided….

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 31, 2018

Wild Foraging for Solutions to Stress

The height of summer offers us many medicinally potent botanicals and is the perfect time to gather and prepare them for the fallow months and the hectic times of life. Join us in a search for plants that ease stress, strengthen the immune system and calm the nerves. Together you’ll craft an infused cordial or…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 31, 2018

Foraging with Youth: Jewelweed Salves & Plantain Poultices

Join us at the Fox Haven Farm and in the woods to wild forage! This 4 hour class will include a nature walk to ID and harvest plants, time for a picnic lunch, and a led experience in processing and using the collected plants. Please prepare youth with forest-appropriate and weather-appropriate clothing, a bagged lunch…

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Posted January 24, 2018

Consciousness, Communication & Change

 Click here for more info and to register: http://bit.ly/2lPyQga   Join Cassi Vieten at Fox Haven for an empowering experience that brings together the best of social, cognitive, and neuroscience to boost your effectiveness in building a more sustainable world.  Activists, lobbyists, grant-seekers, changemakers, this is for you!

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 24, 2018

Fox Haven’s Food & Medicine Foragers Series

Each Foragers class will include plant ID, foraging and processing the season’s bounty with local guides from diverse backgrounds and skill-sets. Class runs from 11am to 3 pm. For the first 2-3 hours class will be held in the field, gathering plants and learning botany skills. After a quick picnic lunch the last hour is…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 24, 2018

Landscape for Life Course with Nan McCarry at Fox Haven Organic Farm

Transform your home, school and public landscapes into healthy refuges that benefit birds, pollinators, wildlife, the community and waterways.  This three week course will teach you how to build soil, harvest rainwater, encourage diverse and abundant plantings and plan a garden that supports life.  Held on 3 Saturdays from 10-2:30.  Click here for more info: http://bit.ly/2AU9ovA

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 24, 2018

Amplify Your Story: Farm-Based and Environmental Education & Non-Profit Development

What’s your farm or environmental center’s story? How can Board members help share the story? Any anecdotes in your memory that need some refinement for full impact? Gather for a day of farm-based education story building! Engage in a farm lesson, observation, discussion, writing, and practice telling your farm’s story to spread the word and…

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JoAnn added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 24, 2018

Youth Foraging Series at Fox Haven

Join us once a month for a youth exploration in crafting with seasonal materials found in nature. Youth will learn to make art, instruments, edible and medicinal preparations all while learning how to ID, harvest, steward and protect plant species. Each month will delve into the bounty of the season encouraging youth to experience nature…

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