NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will host its annual E.A.R.T.H. Center Garden, Arts, and Music Festival on Saturday, August 26 from 11 am to 4 pm at the E.A.R.T.H. Center, located in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Avenue in South Brunswick. This free event is open to the public.
The day will be filled with family-oriented activities, live art displays and local musical acts. Activities for the kids will include a scavenger hunt, “The Recycling Magician,” a 4-H Small Animal Club and their furry friends, and “Paint a Pot” activity.
Visitors can also get a close look at the Rows for the Hungry Project which in recent years has grown and donated close to 30 tons of fresh, first quality produce to local food banks in Middlesex County.
Another highlight of the event will be the annual “Greatest of the Garden” competition. Gardeners are welcome to bring their biggest or most outstanding home grown produce for a chance to win. Categories include but are not limited to:
• Biggest tomato
• Biggest cucumber
• Biggest squash
• Biggest watermelon
• Longest gourd
• All vegetables: Best Likeness to a Celebrity or Historical Figure
Bring a non-perishable food item for donation to REPLENISH and help fight hunger in Middlesex County. https://bit.ly/3zRs4On
WHEN: Saturday, August 26, 11 am – 3 pm
WHERE: Middlesex County E.A.R.T.H Center in Davidsons’ Mill Pond Park
42 Riva Avenue | South Brunswick, NJ 08902
WHO: The E.A.R.T.H. Center is the headquarters for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County, which offers programs such as the Master Gardeners, Environmental Stewardship program and 4-H Youth Development. Rutgers Cooperative Extension uses the knowledge of university faculty to offer programs and research to serve Middlesex County’s diverse population.