MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall is hosting a youth summer garden program on Saturday July 7, 14, 21 and August 4, 11, and 18. The hands on program is for families from 10am - 11:30am. Come to the garden and learn how to make refrigerator pickles, help tend the vegetables, create nature-inspired art, and learn about helpful insects and pollinators through games and garden scavenger hunts.
Ages 3 and up, accompanied by parent/guardian.
Through hands-on gardening, guided interactive learning experiences, tours of the Museum’s exceptional eighteenth-century kitchen, and an art making experience with New Jersey artist and storyteller children will:
- Learn how Macculloch Hall grew, prepared and stored fruits and vegetables to sustain the household throughout the year
- Learn how to cultivate and care for a kitchen garden
- Consider the positive environmental impact of pollinating insects and birds
- Examine the nutritional and environmental impact of a local garden
- Participate in the creative aspect of tending green space and using inspiration from it to create art
- Explore the history of the community while participating in it
The program is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 973-538-2404 ext. 16 or email email@example.com
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