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July 2019

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

July 12, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 - July 28, 2019
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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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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January 2020

5th Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Immaculate Conception Church, 30 North Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Je 07042
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Wild Ridge Plants will participate in this day of learning and community organizing.  This annual conference has become one of the largest gatherings of environmental and community activists in New Jersey. Over forty organizations will be represented. This is a great opportunity for people to connect with groups focusing on different environmental and sustainability projects in our region. By the end of the day, we hope for new partnerships for mutual support. Location and Date: The conference will be at…

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February 2020

Into the Garden – WDVR FM 89.7

February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rachel Mackow of Wild Ridge Plants will be live on WDVR 89.7 FM! She will chat with Into the Garden/WDVR FM 89.7's host, Carl Molter, during your evening drive. Listen on your good old fashioned radio - WDVR 89.7FM Listen online - https://www.wdvrvolunteers.org

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April 2020

DATE CHANGE! Stewardship Conversations: Become a Native Plant Ambassador

April 24 @ 12:30 pm
Wild Ridge Plants, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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Become a Native Plant Ambassador Friday, April 24 12:30PM - 1:30PM @ Wild Ridge Plants This will be an online class via Zoom. Please contact us and include your email to receive a Zoom meeting link!  Would you like to encourage family, friends, colleagues, and neighbors to go native? Learn how to combine information about natives with a compelling communication style that suits you. In this workshop, we will: Discuss communication strategies and body language. Distill a set of simple,…

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Plant Pick Up at Chickadee Creek Farm

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chickadee Creek Farm, 80 Titus Mill Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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ORDERS DUE BY THURSDAY, APRIL 23 at 5PM. Get your veggie starts and native plants! Our friends at Chickadee Creek Farm have welcomed Wild Ridge Plants to participate in their Spring Plant Sale. We'll be offering pre-orders that may be picked up on Saturday, April 25. How to order: 1. Visit our webstore - https://wildridgeplants.com/shop/ 2. When checking out, please select Pick Up 3. Type "Chickadee 4/25" in the comments field We'll be in touch to confirm your order. ORDERS…

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May 2020

CANCELLED Spring Open House

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wild Ridge Plants, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Our native plants will be available through our webstore. Select curbside pick up or mail order. Appointments are required for pick up. Email or call for information: nursery@wildridgeplants.com  //  (908) 319-7230

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CANCELLED Spring Open House

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wild Ridge Plants, 170 Mountain Rd
Alpha, NJ 08865
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THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Our native plants will be available through our webstore. Select curbside pick up or mail order. Appointments are required for pick up. Email or call for information: nursery@wildridgeplants.com  //  (908) 319-7230

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June 2020

Online Native Plant Sale

June 20 @ 10:00 am

We've partnered with Ridge and Valley Conservancy to offer a one day drop off of pre-orders of our native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs grown in an organic potting mix. All plants purchased in this online pre-order plant sale will be delivered to Blairstown on June 20th. Exact location TBA. 10% of proceeds benefit Ridge and Valley Conservancy. Read more about RVC's preservation and conservation efforts in the Appalachian Valley and Ridge Region of northwestern New Jersey. Order by Friday, June…

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July 2020

CANCELLED – Sun to Sugar, July 17 & 18

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Online

Because of COVID-19, Sun to Sugar will be cancelled this year.

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CANCELLED – Sun to Sugar – July 17 & 18

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Online

Because of COVID-19, Sun to Sugar will be cancelled this year.

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