Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) of Cape May County Family & Community Health Sciences and Agriculture & Natural Resources Departments will present the free, virtual workshop, Eat What You Grow: Tomatoes, Basil & Summer Squash on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. The presentation will take place live via Zoom from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The presenters will be RCE of Cape May County’s Chris Zellers, FCHS Educator/Assistant Professor and Jen Sawyer Caraballo, ANR County Program Associate for Commercial Agriculture. Zellers said, “We are excited to partner, once again, to offer the Eat What You Grow series that promotes healthy living and teaches how to grow healthy food at home.”
The classes focus on specific vegetables and fruits, giving participants nutritional information and preparation ideas while teaching about growing tasty produce in a home garden. Topics discussed in this program will include selecting varieties, how to grow and harvest, and the nutritional benefits of tomatoes, basil, and summer squash.
The class is open to the public; however, advanced registration is required at https://go.rutgers.edu/5qqf9cke.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension is continuing to provide a variety of in-person and virtual programming in 2023 to meet the needs of the community. Please visit our website capemay.njaes.rutgers.edu for up-to-date information about programs offered throughout the year by Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County.
RCE 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’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.