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
Select the button to view Rutgers Cooperative Extension video content including RU Ready 2 Garden webinars, Restoring the Manalapan Brook Watershed and more!
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!
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.