longstreet sunflowerPHOTO – The garden at Historic Longstreet Farm

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Monmouth County Park System is inviting local gardeners to Historic Longstreet Farm, 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel on Friday, April 21 at 9 a.m., to learn about a new volunteering opportunity at the site. Starting this spring, the Park System will be training a volunteer garden team dedicated to working in the farm’s vegetable and flower garden. A living history farm, Longstreet Farm recreates life as it was in rural Monmouth County during the 1890s. Volunteers are asked to help in the garden and interact with visitors. Open to ages 14 and up.

For more information or to reserve your space, please call Tracy Shiffman, Coordinator of Volunteers at 732-842-4000, ext. 4283, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To learn more about the Park System or Historic Longstreet Farm, visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.