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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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'Tis the Season to Thank You!

Months of hard work came full circle in December with our annual Holiday House Tour - a fundraising event that would not be possible without an army of amazing volunteers. This annual Arboretum tradition is one of the most eagerly anticipated holiday events in Summit, New Jersey and you may not realize it, but it utilizes the time, talents, and hard work of over one hundred volunteers!

Local businesses, vendors, garden clubs, donors, photographers, interns, neighbors, friends, and of c...

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BOLD Arts camp at RRA

This past week we had the pleasure of partnering with BOLD Arts to offer a new performing arts camp titled: Fields of Wonder: A Celebration of Nature and the Arts. It was so rewarding to see the girls arrive daily with big smiles on their faces looking forward to another day filled with dance and music. And it wasn't just the campers that arrived joyful each day – the BOLD Arts team made up of Jenn Eisenberg, Valerie Norman Ornstein and Aidan Wynn Davis were filled with such enthus...

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