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Preserving fruits and vegetables at Cromwell Valley Park

A Farmer's market
A Farmer's market
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The summer harvest time is a short period when Farmer’s markets are brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables. You may even grow or even pick your own. Why not preserve that extra produce for the rest of the year?

Preserving the Harvest
On Thursday, August 21 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Cromwell Valley Park is offering Preserving the Harvest, a program suitable for all ages 9 and older, at the Willow Grove Nature Education Center.

The cost is $3.00 for members and $5.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required as walk-ins are not allowed. Click here for a registration form.

Learn about canning, drying, and pickling fruits and vegetables for the seasons ahead. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the summer harvest all year round.

What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road. The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.

There are many family activities suited to children and their families available at Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts.

Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.

The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.

Become a member by clicking here for the membership form.

Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. most weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.

According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, visit the reptiles, amphibians, and mammals native to Maryland.

Check out the Cromwell Valley Park for Preserving the Harvest on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Further information about the Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below.

Have a great day!

Cromwell Valley Park
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234

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