Great Tomato Tasting and Snyder Farm Open House
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Rutgers Cooperative Extension proudly announce the annual Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting.
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.
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.
Date: August 30, 2017 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Location: Snyder Research and Extension Farm | 140 Locust Grove Rd, Pittstown, NJ 08867 | 908-730-9419
Event website: snyderfarm.rutgers.edu