Typically in August, Rutgers University, the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension proudly present the annual Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting.
This event is made possible with the assistance of the Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers. While features change yearly, you can always take part in the very popular tasting of more than 60 heirloom and hybrid tomato varieties. Past events have included:
Past events have featured the Melda C. Snyder Teaching Garden showcasing demonstration gardens of deer tolerant ornamentals; ethnic greens; Blueberries, Hazelnuts, and Hollies from the Rutgers blueberry, hazelnut, and holly breeding programs; ornamental lilies; fun family farm photo opportunities; an "apple wall"; plus, apples and peaches from the NJAES Tree Fruit Breeding Program.
Rutgers NJAES faculty, staff and Rutgers Master Gardener volunteers are available throughout the event to answer your gardening questions and to make your visit to our research farm a pleasurable and memorable one.