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Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting

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Synopsis: Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Rutgers Cooperative Extension proudly announce the annual Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting
Start Time: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 3:00 PM
End Time: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Snyder Farm - Research Building
Address: 140 Locust Grove Rd Pittstown
Campus: Off Campus
City, State, Country: Pittstown, NJ US
Fee: $10.00
Sponsor: Snyder Research & Extension Farm
Category: Special Event
Web Site: http://snyderfarm.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Pamela Petropoulos
Contact Email: pampetro@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (908) 730-9419 ext. 0
Special Criteria: Children 12 & under free
Additional Information: The event includes the very popular tasting of more than 80 heirloom and hybrid varieties of beefsteak, plum, cherry, and grape tomatoes. Other highlights include tastings of a variety of farm grown fruits and vegetables and recipes featuring Jersey Fresh produce. Open House features include the Melda C. Snyder Teaching Garden which showcases demonstration gardens of deer tolerant ornamentals; Blueberries, Hazelnuts, Dogwoods, and Hollies from the Rutgers breeding programs; a turf labyrinth; vegetables for small space gardening and an "apple wall" featuring the NJAES Tree Fruit Breeding Program for home orchards. Wagon tours of the farm's research plots will be held throughout the event. Also, chef preparations of several recipes, educational displays from various organizations and fun family farm photo opportunities. Rutgers NJAES faculty and staff and Rutgers Master Gardener volunteers will be available to provide information and answer your gardening questions. To help us plan for the event please RSVP at: https://njaes.rutgers.edu/rsvp/tomato/ or call 908-730-9419 X-3501 Visit our website at snyderfarm.rutgers.edu for more information. Admission: $10.00 per person, payable at the event (cash or check only). Free for children 12 & under. Please, only service dogs allowed on the farm grounds.
Target Audience: General Public