Rutgers Cooperative Extension

of Middlesex County

 

July 2016

Calendar of Events

 

The EARTH Center, is located in

Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick, NJ.

For info on any program contact 732-398-5260.

GPS Coordinates to our facility are N 40° 24.760,   W 74° 29.848.

We are on Facebook. Search “Earth Center of Middlesex County”, then “Like” us.

 

July – August, Every Saturday and Sunday,

EARTH Center Butterfly House, 10 AM – Noon  

Free Family Fun! Guests should park in lots near park entrance

then walk on road until you see the white covered hoop house.  

 

July 6, Wednesday, 6:30 PM

Getting Healthy Food to the Needy

This symposium aims to get helpful ideas for food pantries,

community gardens, social service groups.

Free conference but please RSVP at 732-398-5273

EARTH Center, 42 Riva Ave.  South Brunswick

 

July 13, Wednesday, 6 PM – 8:30 PM

Rain Gardens for Home Landscapes

Take your gardening to the next level with a rain garden.

Learn more about this water conserving landscape feature from

Middlesex County’s Environmental Agent.

Please register for this program by calling 732-398-5273.

A $20 program fee is due by July 8.

  

July 31, Sunday, 11 AM

Attracting Birds and Butterflies to Your Garden

Learn what to add to your garden to increase the number

winged visitors. This free workshop will be led by Master Gardeners.

To register call 732-398-5262 by July 27.

 

If you are in or around the Hub City’s downtown

Visit the New Brunswick Community Farm Market:

 

-on Saturdays at Farmers Market Pavilion and Gardens,

178 Jones Ave (Jun. 25 – Nov. 19) from 10 AM to 3 PM
Off Georges Road, between Pine and Sandford 

 

-on Wednesdays in Kilmer Square Park,

108 Albany Street, Wednesdays, 11 AM to 3 PM now through October 26.

Find them online to learn more at :  http://nbcfarmersmarket.com/

 

Friendly Reminder to Mark Your Calendars

Saturday, August 20, 11 AM – 3 PM

EARTH Center Garden Field Day and Open House

Garden Tours, Butterfly House, Demonstrations, Taste Tests, Live Music & Family Fun!

*Bring outstanding selections from your garden for the “Greatest of the Garden” competition. 

 

Fresh produce season is in full swing in New Jersey. To find a farm that sells directly

to the public and to support local agriculture, try one of these websites:

 

www.MiddlesexCountyfarms.com          or               www.Visitnjfarms.org

 

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