Photo l to r : Jenny Carleo, County Agent II, Jenn Matthews, presenter, Jennifer Sawyer, Rutgers Master Gardeners Coordinator for Cape May County
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Offers Workshop on Herbs
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Agriculture and Natural Resources Program is offering the workshop, Herbs: Folklore, Uses and Cultivation in April, as part of the 2017 Workshop Series, "Gardening by the Seasons." The workshop will take place on Thursday, April 27 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., rain or shine, at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 355 Courthouse - South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey.
The presenter will be Jennifer Matthews, Owner, Stone Circle Farm. Participants will learn the historic importance of herbs, how to grow herbs in your garden, how to preserve herbs, and the culinary and home uses for herbs. Also, the program will include a tea tasting. Plus, participants will blend their own tea to take home.
"We offered this very popular program with Jenn Matthews last fall and it sold out early. So, we are offering it again this spring to give more residents the opportunity to learn the many uses for herbs and how to grow them,” said Jenny S. Carleo, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agricultural Agent for Cape May County.
This is a beginner class, therefore, no experience is needed. The cost for this workshop is $25 and includes dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Seats are limited, so register early! Register at http://tinyurl.com/Herbs2017 by April 21, 2017. For more information, please call 609-465-5115, ext.607.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.