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Harvest Festival 2021

Saturday, October 16th is the Seth Boyden Harvest Festival!! Please volunteer to make the day really special! Volunteer HERE!

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First Day Coffee Meet and Greet!

September 13, 2021 8:45AM at Seth Boyden Elementary School Please join the PTA at the OLC (Outdoor Learning Center) to welcome Seth Boyden parents new and old back to campus!Right after drop off, there will be pastries from The Bread Stand and coffee. Masks are required when not eating. We will welcome new families, review upcoming […]

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Seth Boyden Weekly Summer Farm Stand

Seth Boyden Shares and the Rent Party Garden invite you to our Free Farm Stand It’s about sharing food and creating friendships… Every Saturday over the summer at Seth Boyden School, 10 am ❤ Produce will be placed on tables near the garden entrance in Seth Boyden’s back schoolyard by 10 am and will be there throughout […]

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Nature Activity: I Spy Nature

From Mrs. Tuohy: “Dear Families,  Hooray! We started our seeds for our spring and summer garden this week! I will keep you posted on their progress.  Ready for a little I Spy Nature game?  I Spy Nature in the Seth Boyden Garden… things that are decomposing a pollinator seeds with space food for birds a […]

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Celebrate MLK Day with a Nature’s Cake

From Seth Boyden Garden Teacher Mrs. Tuohy: Make a batch of homemade playdough (recipe below). Gather beautiful objects from nature. Decorate the play dough with the natural objects while reflecting on and celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Simple homemade play dough recipe: Ingredients 2 cups flour 3/4 cup salt […]

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Winter Nature Activities

From Seth Boyden Garden Teacher Ms. Tuohy: Birdseed Cookies Yummy treats for our winter bird friends! Mix unflavored gelatin with boiling water. Use 2 or 3 tablespoons of gelatin to a cup of water, stir until dissolved.  Stir in birdseed until the liquid is mixed through and the birdseed is wet but not in a […]

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Cooking with Jacob

We are incredibly proud to share that Jacob Case, a 4th-grader in Mr. Hein’s class, has been featured in Jamie Oliver’s Cooking Buddies Club! Congratulations to Jacob and his family! We’re so happy that Jamie Oliver, one of Britain’s top chefs, recognizes Jacob’s talents!  Over the summer, Jacob made a video of harvesting nasturtiums and other […]

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Outdoor Learning Center – Fall Clean-Up

Come One, Come AllSeth Boyden Outdoor Learning Center Clean-up! Looking for a way to help our school this fall? Bring the family and join the outdoor learning center clean-up! On October 10th and 11th we’ll be weeding, watering, spreading mulch, moving logs– you get the idea! Oct 10 – 9 am to 1 pmOct 11 […]

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Tuohy Wins National Award for Early Environmental Education

Maggie Tuohy was recognized with a prestigious national award for early environmental education on Monday.

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Outdoor Learning Center Work Day a Huge Success

Saturday’s Outdoor Learning Center workday was a huge success thanks to the many families who came out to help. A special thanks to Nate Diana, who built our new muck kitchen!

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Seth Boyden Wins New Jersey PTA Environmental Awareness Award

Seth Boyden will be honored later this month at the 2019 NJPTA Leadership Convention for our amazing Outdoor Learning Center and Children’s Arboretum.

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Outdoor Clean-Up on Sunday

We are having a short (2-hour) work afternoon in our outdoor space on Sunday, Oct. 21.

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Harvest Fest Is Coming Soon, and We Need Volunteers!

Harvest Fest is coming up FAST — Oct. 13 — and there are a million fun and very, very rewarding jobs to volunteer for, so what are you waiting for?

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Year-End Garden Clean-Up

The last three trees were planted in the Arboretum this weekend, but we still need help to maintain our wonderful outdoor space.

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Photos From the Arboretum Grand Opening

More photos from the grand opening of our Children’s Arboretum, this time from our resident pro photographer, Anna Persson Herbst!

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Garden and Arboretum Workdays

We need some help wrapping up two fun projects this weekend, April 21 and 22.

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Come to Our Arboretum Grand Opening on April 27!

We’ll gather in the Seth Boyden backyard at 9am, and we hope to see you there!

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Wood for New Planters Arrives, and We Need Volunteers!

Joe Badre, a Seth Boyden graduate, will prepare and build the garden beds this month with his fellow Boy Scouts for his Eagle Project.

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Save the Seedlings!

We are looking for families to help water our seedlings in the Maplewood greenhouse behind Town Hall.

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Remaining Tree Markers Installed on Busy Workday

The remaining 60 tree markers were installed on Saturday, and now all 120 trees are ready for the April 27th Children’s Arboretum Grand Opening!