Dig it! Plant it! Eat it!
Youth Summer Garden Program
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
July 7, 14, and 21
August 4, 11, and 18
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 firstname.lastname@example.org