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Garden State Harvest: New Jersey's Agricultural Heritage - exhibition opening, Wed. Feb. 13th

"Ten year old boy with Double Wheel Hoe form of No. 6." Image from Iron Age Farm, Garden and Orchard Tools catalogue, published by Bateman Manufacturing Company, Grenloch, New Jersey, 1914.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 * NEW DATE! * - 5:00 pm
Remigio U. Pane Room, 1st floor
Archibald S. Alexander Library
College Avenue Campus

New Jersey's dynamic agricultural heritage from pre-colonial times to the present will be highlighted in this exhibition. The display will feature diaries, letters, journals, broadsides, trade catalogs, photographs, and museum objects illustrating agriculture's broad impact on our state's history and culture. The guest speaker at the exhibition opening will be Charles Hampton Harrison, author of Tending the Garden State: Preserving New Jersey's Farming Legacy (Rivergate Books, 2006).

The exhibition is co-sponsored by the Office of the Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture, and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.

The exhibition will run February 5 - July 18, 2008.

To RSVP, call 732/932-7505, or send email to events@rci.rutgers.edu.

Need assistance with parking for this event? Please indicate with your RSVP.

Posted January 9, 2008; April 25, 2008