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Eat What You Grow

Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences and Agriculture and Natural Resources Programs will present the virtual workshop, Eat What You Grow, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The free presentation, will take place at 5:30 p.m. live via WebEx.

The program will be presented by RCE of Cape May County’s Chris Zellers, FCHS Educator/Assistant Professor and Jen Sawyer, ANR County Program Associate for Commercial Agriculture.

Participants will learn the basics of how to grow basil and lettuces at home, the health benefits of cooking with herbs, and hear how to make healthy substitutes using herbs.

Zellers said, “We are excited to offer this joint virtual program that will provide nutritious ways to incorporate herbs, especially basil, into everyday eating patterns and the health benefits of doing so.”

This presentation was originally scheduled to take place at RCE of County, however, due to COVID-19, Rutgers Cooperative Extension is not providing in person programming but instead is providing virtual programming to meet the needs of the community.

Advanced registration is required by emailing After registering, you will receive a link to join the WebEx program.

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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’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

May 2020