Welcome to Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County. Here, you will find the latest news and upcoming events from 4-H Youth DevelopmentFamily & Community Health Sciences, and Agricultural & Natural Resources. RCE of Somerset County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, and resolve problems in the areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. RCE is an educational organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University.



Family & Community Health Sciences (FCHS) presents a Home Food Preservation Workshop:

  • FREEZING & DEHYDRATING WORKSHOP: June 20, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Learn to freeze, vegetables, fruit and other foods. Learn how to use a dehydrator to dry herbs, vegetables & fruit. Participants will make a freezer jam and take home a sample.

Cost per workshop is $15/pp. Pre-payment is required. Receipt of payment confirms your spot. Registration is due by Friday, June 15, 2017. Class size is limited.

Email lconley@co.somerset.nj.us or call 908-526-6295 to register. Make checks out to "FCHS Advisory Council".


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