Mariton: Nature Camp – Day Two

July 29, 2014

by Tim Burris, Preserve Manager.  Photos by Carole Mebus.


You can’t really give children a good overview of plants without talking about our food.  So, the folks at Trauger’s Farm took some time from their busy day to lead us around the farm and show us everything that they have growing right now, and how they manage the space.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what our food looks like before it gets packaged in the supermarket.  It also gives one a better sense of what is involved in growing the food that we in the United States take for granted.


There was a chance to smell different things.


And a chance to eat things fresh from the earth.


There was also a chance to see how the kids measured up.


As one famous pig is fond of saying:  “T-t–t-that’s all folks!”


(Sorry, I couldn’t resist.)