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Mind Your Meal...Eat Sustainably

We’ve discussed a few sustainability topics this spring and summer, and one topic that is near and dear to our hearts here at the Arboretum is eating sustainably.  Not only is this practice healthy for the planet, but it is healthy for you and your family, too! 

Much of the food we find in grocery stores is highly processed and grown using pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics.  Some of it has been irradiated, waxed, or gassed.  These practices may have negative effects on...

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Seasonal Salad tasting at Celebrate Fall

October 23rd was a beautiful crisp Fall day on which the Arboretum hosted its annual "Celebrate Fall" festival. This was my first experience at this wonderful event for families, children and teens.


The theme of this year's festival was "It's Harvest Time" and being the resident Square Foot Gardener in charge of growing vegetables and herbs, I was asked to create a special tasting for our guests to sample at the event. Inspired by some of the cool weather crops which can be found...

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Reeves-Reed Arboretum Launches New Website!

Notice anything different? Of course you did! Reeves-Reed Arboretum is excited to announce the launch of our new website. Prettier? Easier to navigate? Responsive to all types of mobile and desktop devices? Check, check, and check.

The website redesign has been made possible, in part, thanks to a special-projects grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and from additional support from RRA donors.

We hope you'll appreciate the beautiful photography, in-depth resources, a...

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