Imagine sitting in front of the historic Log Cabin, at white linen-covered tables with the sun setting as the backdrop. Its here that friends of the Rutgers Gardens will share a culinary experience at the inaugural Garden Party. The best food and wine offerings from the Rutgers Gardens Farm Market vendors will be featured. A true foodie event, we'll be joined by Rachel Weston, award-winning journalist and chef, who will share her passion for making seasonally inspired meals from food grown locally.Just published in May, her new book, "New Jersey Fresh: Four Seasons of Farm to Table”, features five of the Rutgers Gardens Farm Market vendors. After dinner, Director of the Rutgers Gardens, Bruce Crawford, will give a quick update on the exciting things that are happening in the Gardens.. The 2015 Dedication and Outstanding Commitment to the Rutgers Gardens Award will be presented to Dr. Robert Goodman, Executive Dean of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University.