Open Gates Weekend July 14

DISCOVER WHAT’S GROWING IN LOCAL COMMUNITY GARDENS AT OPEN GATES WEEKEND

 Explore the Positive Effects of Community Gardens Throughout Morris County

On Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., explore what’s growing in your local Community Gardens at the Morris County Community Garden Open Gates Weekend.

     The latest buzz surrounding food and health topics center on the growing number of community gardens across the country, as they foster civic engagement, offer support to local food pantries, enhance the quality of life for their participants, and greatly reduce their carbon footprint. Join the conversation, and discover the positive effects of Community Gardens throughout Morris County.

     Enjoy scenic garden tours, food tastings, and demonstrations, discover how to start one in your town, and learn about growing your own food. Highlighting the people, plants, and planting techniques that make these gardens thrive, this event truly showcases the beauty and diversity of Morris County’s Community Gardens.

     Admission is FREE, and no registration is required. This event is rain-or-shine, and is co-sponsored by The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

1.       Morris County Park Commission’s Community Garden

80 E Hanover Ave, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Between Whippany Road and Ridgedale Ave

Open Saturday, July 14 from 9 am – 4 pm

 

2.       Early St Community Garden

17 Early St. Morristown, NJ 07960 (off of Speedwell Ave.)

Open Saturday, July 14 from 9 am -1 pm

 

3.       Morris Township Ted Largman Community Garden at ValleVue Preserve

29 Picatinny Rd, Morris Township 07960

Open Saturday, July 14 from 9 am – 1 pm and Sunday, July 15 from Noon – 4 pm

 

4.       Madison Community Garden

Madison Recreation Complex 184 Ridgedale Ave, Madison NJ 07940

Open Saturday, July 14 from 9 am – 4 pm

 

5.       Florham Park Community Garden

37 Elm St, Florham Park 07932

Open Saturday, July 14 from Noon – 4 pm

 

6.       The Community Garden at South Branch Preserve

Wolfe Rd, Budd Lake NJ 07824 (Route 46 and Wolfe Rd)

Open Saturday, July 14 from 9 am – 4 pm

 

7.       Roxbury Community Garden

281 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna NJ

Open Sunday, July 15 from 9 am – 1 pm

 

8.       Pequannock Twp. Community Garden

Farm Rd at Rockledge Terrace

Open Sunday, July 15 from 10 am – 2 pm

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