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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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