University of Maryland Extension

Engaging the Public through Farm Based Education

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When: 
Saturday, Jul. 13, 2013 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Where: 
Fox Haven Farm
Address: 
4855 Broad Run Road
Jefferson, MD 21755
United States
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Description/Notes: 

Field day registration includes a walking tour of the farm led by Mark Eyestone and farm manager Dick Bittner, along with a discussion of conservation and alternative energy elements being demonstrated throughout the property; a presentation in the learning barn on engaging children through sustainable food and farming education by Peggy Eppig of the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation; and a light lunch. After lunch, optional workshops allow you to participate in some of the farm-based educational programs offered by MAEF and Fox Haven Farm. Each one-hour workshop is an additional $20 (topics online). Bring the kids! For only $20 for the entire day, your young ones will participate in fun activities such as a creek walk and scavenger hunt.

Cost: 
Future Harvest Members - $20.00; non-members - $30.00
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