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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 29, 2022

Fox Haven Fresh Herb CSA Giveaway – for D.C. pickup

  GIVEAWAY ALERT (Instagram only)! This care package of fresh locally grown and harvested herbs could be yours along with a monthly meetup teaching you how to make tinctures, salves, herbal tea and more! $294 Value. Herbs will be available for pick up @vital.traditions in College Park on third Sundays, May-October. The giveaway does not apply for…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 29, 2022

Sunday, 06/12/2022: Welcome to the Wilderness 2: Friction Fire & Fiber (Jefferson)

Enjoy a tech-free day learning how to make it from scratch! We’ll begin by processing and twisting up Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) into strong practical cordage capable of binding saplings for a shelter, building a fish trap, lacing up shoes or stringing a traditional bow. Then, we will introduce the skills necessary to make a fire…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Saturday, 04/16/2022: Herbalism for Children with Angela Rahim [ONLINE]

Teaching your children about the natural world can be fun! In this class, author and herbalist Angela Rahim will provide an introduction to herbalism, geared toward ages 4-7. This class will also include readings from Angela’s children’s book: Sam: The Junior Herbalist for storytime as we ease our way through herbal basics including how to…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Saturday, 04/09/2022: Introduction to Biodynamic Gardening with Abigail Porter att Fox Haven (Jefferson, MD)

What is biodynamics? How is it different from organic agriculture? How can it improve the health and vitality of your soil, animals, and food? We will cover the Principles of Biodynamics: Farm or garden land seen as a whole organism, creating a closed-loop system for fertility and nutrition, creating habitat for beneficial insects and birds,…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Thursday, 05/12/2022: Herb & Drug Interactions with Eziaku Ogbonna [ONLINE]

Learn the science behind pharmaceutical composition as it relates to potential herb-drug interactions. This class will provide an overview of common herbal supplements and potential prescription drug interactions, as well as safety measures for preventative care. Disclaimer: Statements in this class are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Content is for informational…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Sunday, 05/15/2022: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study at Fox Haven Farm (Jefferson, MD)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Monday, 07/11/2022: Kid’s Week! Art & Nature Series with Jamie Gerhold [AM Session] (Jefferson, MD)

Mother Nature has always served as one of the most impactful sources of inspiration to humankind. Many artists like Goldsworthy, Walter Mason, Bryan Nash Gill and Nils Udo directly manipulate and use nature in their work. During this series, children will learn about artists that are heavily inspired by nature and will explore, hands-on, the…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 1, 2022

Saturday, 04/16/2022: Nature Journaling with Peggy Eppig (Jefferson, MD)

Learn the art and science of nature observation through nature journaling. Sketch, paint, diagram, and write to chronicle about our ever-changing landscapes. Journals can be purposeful, reflective, or experimental. Ecologist and environmental historian, Peggy Eppig will guide you through methods and techniques that span the artistic spectrum from biological illustration to poetry.*Please bring your own…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 25, 2022

Fox Haven Seeking Spring & Fall Herbal Farm Interns

Many hands make light work! Fox Haven is currently seeking interns for the Spring and Fall. Interns help throughout the year on projects like preparing the soil/garden beds, planting seedlings, harvesting, and processing fresh herbs, pruning/weeding garden beds, and harvesting for our fresh herb CSA. In exchange, we offer free herbs and hands-on herbal education,…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 25, 2022

Saturday, February 5, 2022: Call for Herbal Garden Volunteers & Tour (Jefferson, MD)

oin us for a volunteer and intern info session to learn how you can get involved in our herbal gardens and orchards at Fox Haven. We’ll sip tea, tour some of the buildings we use and we’ll walk out to the orchard and gardens weather permitting. Volunteering Every season we accept volunteers to come to…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 10, 2022

Saturday, October 1, 2022: Beekeeping for Beginners Series at Fox Haven Farm (Jefferson, MD)

This year-long program will give you an immersive look into all aspects of beekeeping. From bee biology and behavior to equipment needs and management techniques, you’ll learn all the basics required to start keeping your own bees. Led by our resident beekeeper, Taylor Roman, we’ll meet each season for lectures and plenty of hands-on experience…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 10, 2022

Sunday, June 5, 2022: Beekeeping for Beginners Series at Fox Haven Farm (Jefferson, MD)

This year-long program will give you an immersive look into all aspects of beekeeping. From bee biology and behavior to equipment needs and management techniques, you’ll learn all the basics required to start keeping your own bees. Led by our resident beekeeper, Taylor Roman, we’ll meet each season for lectures and plenty of hands-on experience…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 10, 2022

Sunday, August 7, 2022: Beekeeping for Beginners Series at Fox Haven Farm (Jefferson, MD)

This year-long program will give you an immersive look into all aspects of beekeeping. From bee biology and behavior to equipment needs and management techniques, you’ll learn all the basics required to start keeping your own bees. Led by our resident beekeeper, Taylor Roman, we’ll meet each season for lectures and plenty of hands-on experience…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 10, 2022

Sunday, April 3, 2022: Beekeeping for Beginners Series at Fox Haven Farm (Jefferson, MD)

This year-long program will give you an immersive look into all aspects of beekeeping. From bee biology and behavior to equipment needs and management techniques, you’ll learn all the basics required to start keeping your own bees. Led by our resident beekeeper, Taylor Roman, we’ll meet each season for lectures and plenty of hands-on experience…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 21, 2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021: Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE]

Are you wildly curious about mushrooms: how to safely identify, forage and cook wild, edible (delicious) fungi? Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE] is a new mushroom series that will help you to gain the confidence you need to start a safe foraging practice by the beginning of our Fall flush!…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 21, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021: Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE]

Are you wildly curious about mushrooms: how to safely identify, forage and cook wild, edible (delicious) fungi? Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE] is a new mushroom series that will help you to gain the confidence you need to start a safe foraging practice by the beginning of our Fall flush!…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 21, 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021: Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE]

Are you wildly curious about mushrooms: how to safely identify, forage and cook wild, edible (delicious) fungi? Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE] is a new mushroom series that will help you to gain the confidence you need to start a safe foraging practice by the beginning of our Fall flush!…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 21, 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021: Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE]

Are you wildly curious about mushrooms: how to safely identify, forage and cook wild, edible (delicious) fungi? Foraging Fungi: Lessons on Safety & ID with Forage Culture [ONLINE] is a new mushroom series that will help you to gain the confidence you need to start a safe foraging practice by the beginning of our Fall flush!…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 21, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021: DIY Bandana w/ Natural Plant Dye with Natalie Love (Jefferson, MD)

Learn about making your own natural dye with one of your favorite superfoods- Avocado! This class will inspire you to upcycle and recapture waste for a fun natural project you can show off! Natalie will show you how to prepare a dye bath, dye cloth, and make your own design using all-natural ingredients. After the…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 21, 2021

Sunday, May 30, 2021: Herbal Immune & Respiratory Care with Lacey Walker (Jefferson, MD)

When addressing the respiratory system, we want to think about herbs that have strong immune or antiviral actions in addition to herbs for lung support. In this class, you’ll receive a brief anatomy and physiology lesson, then, we’ll head to the garden to explore the fresh herbs in their natural environment.

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, October 3, 2021: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study (Jefferson)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, September 5, 2021: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study (Jefferson)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, August 1, 2021: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study (Jefferson)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Saturday, July 3, 2021: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study (Jefferson)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study (Jefferson)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, May 2, 2021: Herbal Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Processing & Study (Jefferson)

New to herbs? Join us for a beginner-level class for learners wanting to take it slow, and get to know specific herbs one at a time. We’ll cover 10 key herbs you’ll get to know through taste, touch, and smell. Through a monthly, 2-hour exploration we’ll practice building a core understanding of herbalism. You’ll learn…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, July 18, 2021: Summer Hair Tea & Fall Salve Making with Janelle Rollins (Jefferson)

Janelle will lead participants through the practice of making herbally scented hair teas for rebalancing the scalp, moisturizing the hair and adding a fresh scent. Herbs infused into oil will make up our fall salve, smoothed with beeswax and shea to protect the skin for the coming wind and the cold. Participants will make a…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021: Forest Bathing with A Greener Mind (Jefferson)

In this 2 1/2 hour session, Association of Nature and Forest Therapy trained guide and A Greener Mind founder, Josh Schwartz, will guide you through sensory invitations to help you slow down, awaken your senses, and reconnect with nature. https://foxhavenfarm.org/events/forest-bathing-with-a-greener-mind/

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 24, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Fungi Families & Mini-Hunt with Forage Culture ONLINE

This is a great starting point for folks who need a basic understanding of the differences between plant & fungi kingdom, but who don’t want to be overwhelmed with too much terminology! If you’ve only ever seen white button or portobello mushrooms up close, you’ll enjoy this easy-to-understand overview of how mushrooms can be grouped…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 21, 2020

November 15, 2020: Forests! For the Atmosphere, Biodiversity, Human Health and Happiness [Book Reading with Joan Maloof] (Jefferson, MD)

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 well as their aesthetic qualities. After this celebration of the forests Maloof will discuss the…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 21, 2020

October 28, 2020: Workshop: Principles of Biological Systems (Jefferson. MD)

This course provides an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming. Our goal is to build upon your knowledge and experience to find ways to increase the health of your soil and crops for greater yields, healthier produce and better marketability. Thousands of growers have attended the course since 2010; our attendance continues to…

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FoxHavenFarmRetreatCenter added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 21, 2020

Workshop: Principles of Biological Systems

This course provides an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming. Our goal is to build upon your knowledge and experience to find ways to increase the health of your soil and crops for greater yields, healthier produce and better marketability. Thousands of growers have attended the course since 2010; our attendance continues to…

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