Dig it! Plant it! Eat it!

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it!

 

Youth Summer Garden Program, Summer 2017

Through hands-on gardening, guided interactive learning experiences, tours of the Museum’s exceptional eighteenth-century kitchen, and an art making experience with New Jersey artist and storyteller children will:

  • Learn how Macculloch Hall grew, prepared and stored fruits and vegetables to sustain the household throughout the year
  • Learn how to cultivate and care for a kitchen garden
  • Consider the positive environmental impact of pollinating insects and birds
  • Examine the nutritional and environmental impact of a local garden
  • Participate in the creative aspect of tending green space and using inspiration from it to create art
  • Explore the history of the community while participating in it

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it!  garden program offers single, double and multi-visit experiences.

Summer Saturdays for Families from 10:00-11:30am

Session 1: July 8, July 15, and July 22

Session 2: July 29, August 5, and August 12

Come to the garden and learn how to make refrigerator pickles, help tend the vegetables, create nature-inspired art, and learn about helpful insects and pollinators through games and garden scavenger hunts. Ages 3 and up, accompanied by parent/guardian.

FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 973-538-2404 ext. 16 or email cwinslow@maccullochhall.org