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September 2018

Decolonize Your Garden

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wooden Shoe Books & Records, 704 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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Decolonize Your Garden What does a low-input, local, nutrient-rich food supply look like? How can we provide for local wildlife (bumblebees, butterflies, birds, and others) while supporting ourselves? In cases where we have underutilized areas of European lawn grasses (which historically are a display of wealth), how can we transition to healthier and more diverse landscapes? How can we create vibrant, restorative, and welcoming spaces? One answer to these questions is growing edible and medicinal native plants. Native plants have…

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Native Plant Sale – Lambertville Goes Wild

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Calvallo Park, 2 Mt Hope St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530
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Native Plant Sale Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cavallo Park, 2 Mount Hope Street, Lambertville, NJ Wild Ridge Plants and Toadshade Wildflower Farm will be offering plants for sale, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve will have representatives and information available, and Lambertville Goes Wild will have experts on hand to help identify mystery plants from your property.

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MidAtlantic Women’s Herbal Conference

September 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
MidAtlantic Women’s Herbal Conference, 83 Community Center Drive
Kempton, PA 19529 United States
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Visit our booth at this upcoming herbal conference! A 3-day conference  honoring the age-old wisdom of herbal and natural medicines. Featuring: Rocio Alarcon, Maia Toll, Tammi Sweet, Kathleen Maier and Kathi Keville. Learn more about using, identifying, preparing and growing herbs for yourself, for your family or to help others on their healing path. Over 20 workshops on women's health, herbal medicine, gardening, and plant identification. Activities include basket making, fermentation basics, drumming, singing and dancing! Women vendors, including Wild Ridge…

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October 2018

Wild Shrubs

October 26, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wild Ridge Farm, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
$20

Spectacular fall color makes wild woody plants really pop! Join botanist Jared Rosenbaum and learn about identification, edibility, and ecology of native shrubs including hazelnut, elderberry, spicebush, witch hazel, pawpaw, beach plum, hearts-a-burstin', wild hydrangea, blackhaw, and many more. The class will be held outdoors in the field and forest at Wild Ridge Plants in Pohatcong, NJ Buy tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wild-shrubs-tickets-50981364634 Date: Friday, October 26 Time: 2:30 - 5:00 Cost: $20 Location: Wild Ridge Plants, Pohatcong, NJ. Directions to be…

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May 2019

Plant Expo & Garden Market

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Rd.
Pennington, NJ 08534
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Find Wild Ridge Plants and other great plant vendors at this well-stocked annual sale. We'll be on hand to answer questions and help you select the best plants for your site. The Plant Expo is a great one-stop shop for spring garden needs. Other vendors will have perennials, annuals, and even vegetable starts.  

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Annual Spring Native Plant Sale @ Wild Ridge Plants

May 10 @ 3:00 pm - May 11 @ 3:00 pm
Wild Ridge Farm, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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Spring Open GreenHouse at Wild Ridge Plants Check out our Spring Native Plants Sale Catalog (pdf) Friday, May 10 3:00 – 6:00 and Saturday, May 11 10:00 – 3:00 Join us at our annual spring Open GreenHouse. We will have a great selection of native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs. Many of our species are have a deep cultural history - with edible and medicinal uses. Your growers, Rachel and Jared, will be on hand to discuss plantings and answer questions.…

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June 2019

Native Plant Sale at Plainsboro Preserve

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scots Corner Rd.
Plainsboro, NJ 08512 United States
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We're headed to New Jersey Aububon Society's Plainsboro Preserve for a native plant sale. Three great vendors, including Wild Ridge Plants. We will have a great selection of native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs. Stop by the nature center and bookstore, and then hike the trails.

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Lambertville Goes Wild – Native Plant Sale

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Calvallo Park, 2 Mt Hope St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530
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Native Plant Sale at Cavallo Park in Lambertville, NJ! Wild Ridge Plants and Toadshade Wildflower Farm will be offering plants for sale, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve will have representatives and information available, and Lambertville Goes Wild will have experts on hand to help identify mystery plants from your property.

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1st Annual Women and Their Woods Workshop

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
$35

1st Annual RVC Women and Their Woods Workshop “Connecting, educating and empowering women to take better care of their woods.” sponsored by the NJ Conservation Foundation Join us for our first annual workshop for women landowners interested in learning more about why and how to take care of their forests. Topics will address forest health, best management practices, financial benefits of protecting the forest, including forestry stewardship plans and stewardship assistance programs. Learn about native woodland plants, holistic restoration, butterflies and insects,…

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July 2019

Native Plant Sale at Montclair Community Food Co-op and CSA

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Montclair Historical Society, 108 Orange Road , New Jersey
Montclair, NJ
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Wild Ridge Plants is joining Hepworth Farms and Bee My Honey at the Montclair Community Food Co-op and CSA farmer's market. We'll have a selection of our own native plants - wildflowers, trees, and shrubs that are perfect for gardens of all sizes. We'll have a selection of deer-resistant plants, too! Rachel will give a talk at 4PM about Gardening for Wildlife. Pre-orders are accepted through our website (at checkout choose “Local Pick-Up” and specify Montclair CSA in the notes…

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Sun to Sugar

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wild Ridge Farm, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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SUN TO SUGAR Celebrating the Fruit and Nectar of Native Plants Saturday, July, 20 From the light of the sun and carbon in the air, plants create life. Celebrate the sweetness that native plants create – for wildlife, for people. This is a fun one for us – we love harvesting from our native plant restorations. Summer's bounty of delicious fruits and tangy berries, aromatic flowers and pungent foliage, go into our meals and home apothecary. Come by and see…

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Wilder Waters Gathering

July 25 - July 28
Wilder Waters Canton, ME + Google Map

Wilder Waters Gathering This three-day gathering will be held from July 25 to 28 in Canton, ME. Camping, ancestral skills classes, hiking, and organic/local meals. Rachel will be offer classes on growing and restoring native plants. Other instructors will guide programs on basketry, pottery, wild plants, tracking and more. 100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE AND PROTECT THE WILD LAND.  Find out more about Wilder Waters conservation efforts HERE.

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September 2019

Native Plant Sale with Lambertville Goes Wild

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Calvallo Park, 2 Mt Hope St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530
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Lambertville Goes Wild is sponsoring a native plant sale on Saturday, September 7, 10 am to 2 pm, at Cavallo Park, 2 Mount Hope Street, Lambertville. Wild Ridge Plants and Toadshade Wildflower Farm will be selling an array of perennials, shrubs, trees, and vines. Representatives from Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve and the Hunterdon County chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey will also be on hand for information and advice. Plus, Lambertville Goes Wild will be planting 35…

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Fall Native Plant Sale @ Wild Ridge Plants

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wild Ridge Farm, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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Fall Open GreenHouse at Wild Ridge Plants! Download our catalog of our fall sale offerings 10% off our current retail stock, both days Two days – Friday, September 13, 3:00pm – 6:00pm and Saturday, September 14, 10:00am – 3:00pm Join us at our annual fall Open GreenHouse. We will have a great selection of native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs. Many of our species are have a deep cultural history - with edible and medicinal uses. Your growers, Rachel and Jared,…

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Woodlands Wildlife Refuge – 7th Annual Community Day

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Woodlands Wildlife Refuge, 676 County Road 513
Pittstown, NJ 08867
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Wild Ridge Plants will be offering native plants for sale at the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge - 7th Annual Community Day! Read more... On Sunday, September 15th, from 1 pm – 5 pm, Woodlands will hold its annual Community Day, offering the public a rare opportunity to visit one of New Jersey’s foremost wildlife rehabilitation facilities. Meet Woodlands’ resident Sulcata tortoise, Canadian lynx, gray squirrel, Eastern box turtle, diamondback terrapin, virginia opossum, and raccoon. Includes self-guided tours and interactive activities and…

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Creating Meadows with Wild Ridge Plants & The Native Plant Society of NJ

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hunterdon North County Branch Library, 65 Halstead Street
Clinton, NJ 08809 United States
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We're offering two programs hosted by the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. This listing includes information for the September 17th talk, check out our calendar for the guided meadow walk on September 20. These programs are free. To attend, RSVP: hunterdon@npsnj.org The September Meeting of the Native Plants Society of NJ, Hunterdon County chapter: Creating Meadows with Jared Rosenbaum of Wild Ridge Plants Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM North Branch of the Hunterdon County Library 65 Halstead…

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Meadow Walk with Wild Ridge Plants & The Native Plant Society of NJ

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

We’re offering two programs hosted by the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. This listing includes information for the September 20th walk, check out our calendar for Jared's meadow presentation on September 17. These programs are free. To attend, RSVP required: hunterdon@npsnj.org Want to see a meadow in action? Check out this event: Meadow Walk at Wild Ridge Plants Friday, Sept 20, 10:30 AM Wild Ridge Plants 170 Mountain Road, Alpha NJ 08865 Join the Native Plant Society and Jared…

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October 2019

POP UP! Meadow Walk and Nursery Tour at Wild Ridge

October 11 @ 10:30 am
Wild Ridge Plants, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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Friday, October 11, 10:30 AM The meadow is lit up with asters and warm season grasses. So, we're offering this last minute meadow walk.... Our shop will be open, too. Hope to see you! Email us for more info. 170 Mountain Road, Alpha, NJ 08865 (map) 908-319-7230

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Native Plant Society of NJ Fall Conference

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join us and other great vendors of native plants: Native Plant Society of NJ Fall Conference Saturday, October 26 Raritan Valley Community College Main Campus, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ To register: brownpapertickets.com/event/4367457   SPEAKERS: Larry Weaner of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates "Breaking the Rules: Ecological Landscape Design and Traditional Landscape Methodology" William E. Young of Young Environmental LLC. "Three Case Studies in Ecological Restoration; Designing for Wildlife" Jason Hafstad of NJDEP Endangered & Threatened Species Unit "Rare and Endangered Plants of New…

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November 2019

Fall Foraging – Cancelled

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wild Ridge Plants, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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$40

Hi Friends, Due to the wintry weather, we're cancelling our Fall Foraging class this Saturday. The autumn herbs have lost much of their taste and texture, the ground is frozen in places where we might dig roots, and the forecast for Saturday is cold and windy. We could still hold a "winter survival" type class, but the intent was to share in the delicious bounty that the autumn season holds. Thanks so much for your interest, and I hope you'll…

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