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Title: Alpha Zeta Cook Chapter

Alpha Zeta Cook Chapter
  • NALC 2010!

Giamarese Farm
  • Family heirloom since 1930 gone through many
  • Started as a whole sale truck farm where they
    would grow mass quantities of crops and ship them
    into East Brunswick, NJ
  • Switched to community oriented and family
    friendly pick your own farm about 25 years ago.
  • People can cut down their own Christmas trees,
    pick pumpkins and find a wide variety of produce.

Duke Gardens
  • Newly renovated and expanded rooms
  • Displays various themed rooms such as Italian,
    Chinese, Japanese, Tropical, Desert,
    Indo-Persian, French, Colonial, and more!

Rutgers Gardens/Helyar Woods
  • Ornamental Tree Collection
  • Bamboo Forest
  • Tribute Gardens
  • Log Cabin- perfect for BBQs!
  • Display Garden
  • Evergreen Garden
  • Water Conservation Terrace Gardens
  • American Holli
  • Shrub Collection
  • Shade Tree Collection
  • Rhododendron and Azalea Garden
  • Helyar Woods Old-growth oak-hickory forest-
    never logged. Sweetgum and maple forest, young
    forests recovering from clearing, open fields.

National Starch Food Innovation
  • Worldwide leader in specialty starch technology
    and manufacturing
  • Produce ingredients for improved texture, shelf
    stability, flavor, mouthfeel, enhanced
    nutritional content and more.
  • Global supplier with facilities in 23 countries
    and 6 continents.

Food Policy Institute
  • Started in 1999 with one primary goal
  • To be the 1 research institute serving
    the needs of food policy decision makers
  • Uses research to bear on pressing issues and
    challenges facing the food system by providing
    timely and relevant research that is responsive
    to the needs of government, industry and the
    consumer, from farm to fork

Ropes Course
  • Group Initiative Course experiential approach to
    leadership skills, group interaction and
  • Swing across an imaginary canyon, pass through a
    giant spiders web, or blindly navigate a
    three-dimensional mine-field.
  • Groups response often reveals insights into
    their ability to work together, to communicate
    and to creatively solve problems.
  • Draw analogies and develop strategies for real
    life situations.
  • Benefits Trust, Teamwork and cooperation, Change
    and flexibility, Decision-making and planning,
    Effective communication, Problem-solving,
    Leadership, Critical thinking

Rutgers Eco Complex
  • 32,000 square foot environmental center that
    harnesses research and education resources
    towards the development and application of
    innovative environmental/agricultural
  • Pilot scale demonstrations of new environmental
  • Research and demonstration greenhouse ongoing
    research on year-round vegetable production and
    recirculating aquaculture

Geology Museum
  • Natural History of NJ
  • Mastadon fossil from Salem County, NJ
  • Mummy from the Ptolomaic era
  • Mineral exhibits
  • No charge for admission!

Cook Student Organic Farm
  • Nation's largest organic farm operated by
    university students- 5 acres
  • Shareholders take part in Community Supported
    Agriculture program and get produce weekly
  • Surplus goes to local food kitchen
  • About 27 dollars a week for a share. Costs less
    than supermarkets
  • Student interns distribute and deliver.
  • Vegetables AND herbs
  • Sample Harvestbroccoli, brussel sprouts,
    carrots, chard, choy, green onions, kale,
    lettuce, radishes, spinach, cutting celery, lemon
    grass, oregano, parsley, rosemary.

Johnson Johnson
  • The worlds premier consumer health company.
  • Began in NJ
  • Largest and most diverse medical devices and
    diagnostics company
  • Fourth-largest biologics company
  • Seventh-largest pharmaceuticals company
  • Now have more than 250 operating companies in 57
    countries employing 119,000 people
  • Worldwide headquarters in New Brunswick!
  • In 1886 the Johnson brothers began producing
    dressings in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • Introduced the idea of sterile practices at
  • Made safe working environments for the women
    employees in their factories

New Jersey Museum of Ag
  • Jersey Fresh From the Field Signature crops-
    apples, cranberries, blueberries, tomatoes, corn
    and potatoes
  • Giant Observation Beehive- the largest in the
  • Horse Collar Shop
  • Tin Shop
  • Exhibition of Historical Plows
  • Hall of Transportation and Early Electrification
  • Hall of Machines
  • "Aggie," the life-size model cow that museum
    visitors may actually milk by hand!

Equine Science Center
  • Come see our mares on treadmills
  • Exercise Physiology and Nutrition research

Philadelphia Zoo
The Mutter Museum
  • Preserved body of the "Soap Lady
  • Collection of 2,000 objects extracted from
    people's throats
  • Cancerous growth removed from President Grover
  • Brains of murderers and epileptics
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Founded to educate future doctors about anatomy
    and human medical anomalies.
  • Plaster cast of the torso of Siamese Twins and
    their conjoined livers
  • Joseph Hyrtl's collection of skulls

Other Centers, Institutes, Off-Campus Stations
  • Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory?Bivalve,
    N.J. (Cumberland County)
  • Lindley G. Cook 4-H Youth Center for Outdoor
    Education?Branchville, N.J. (Sussex County)
  • Rutgers Food Innovation Center?Bridgeton, N.J.
    (Cumberland County)
  • Rutgers Plant Science Research Extension
    Farm?Adelphia, N.J. (Monmouth County)
  • The Youth Education and Employment Success
    Center?Newark, N.J. (Essex County)
  • Center for Advanced Food Technology
  • Center for Deep-Sea Ecology Biotechnology
  • Center for Turfgrass Science
  • Center for Urban Restoration Ecology
  • Center for Vector Biology
  • Rutgers Energy Institute
  • Wildlife Damage Control Center

Even More Places to See!
  • NYC - plenty to do!
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Old Barracks (Trenton, NJ)
  • Washington Crossing State Park (Titusville, NJ)
  • Princeton Battlefied Park (Princeton, NJ)
  • Monmouth Battlefield Park (Manalapan, NJ)

We Cant Wait to See You!