Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County can be found at the E.A.R.T.H. Center, in Davidson's Mill Pond Park and is part of a nationwide network that brings the research of the state land-grant universities to local people.
- Cooperative Extension education is available to all residents without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability/handicap.
- Is nationwide (More than 3,000 offices).
- Is cooperatively funded by the Board of County Commissioners, Rutgers University - New Jersey, Agricultural Experiment Station, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Programs are often offered free or for a minimal charge.
- Provides practical, problem-based education.
- Programs are based on scientific facts for local needs and are intended to be objective and non-political.
Webcasts & Online Seminars
Get expert advice on effective gardening techniques from our Extension experts, who cover a variety of topics for beginners and professionals alike, with our "RU Ready 2 Garden" webinar series! The webcasts will return in March 2021. For a personal invite to join them, E-mail your name to email@example.com with “RU Ready” in the subject line.
The webinar series returns Monday, March 8! These free, 1 hour sessions start at 6 pm every Monday for 8 weeks. Join us as we discuss steps everyone can take to protect the environment. We can all take actions that make our homes more sustainable, from increasing habitat by planting a native plant garden to reducing your carbon footprint. More details available at https://envirostewards.rutgers.edu/Earth-Day.html
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4-H Volunteer Opportunities
4-H Youth Development program volunteer opportunities for adults may be available. Read more on how to become a 4-H volunteer.
Grown in Middlesex County
Explore our interactive map to find fresh produce from local growers.