See you soon!


We have an open-farm policy and welcome visitors year-round. Spring through fall, your visit begins at our Garden Store in the historic little red schoolhouse where there is a large parking lot and eco-bathroom facilities.

Garden Store is OPEN!

Summer Hours:
Thursday – Saturday
10am to 4pm

Write or call us at:
Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
610-683-6009
store@rodaleinst.org

From the Lehigh Valley and Berks County
If you are traveling Route 222, we are one mile west of Maxatawny, or five miles east of Kutztown. Look for a blue-and-white road sign for our facility and turn north on Grim Road. Follow Grim Road to Siegfriedale Road, where you turn left. The Institute is 1/2 mile ahead.

If you are traveling Interstate 78, take Exit 45 (New Smithville) and pick up Route 863 South. Follow 863 South for 1/2 mile to a three-way intersection, where you take the middle fork onto Siegfriedale Road. Follow Siegfriedale Road for 2 miles until you come to a brick one-room schoolhouse.

From Philadelphia
Take the Northeast Extension of the Pa. Turnpike, to the Allentown exit. Pick up Interstate 78 West. Take Exit 45 (New Smithville) and pick up Route 863 South. Follow 863 South for 1/2 mile to a three-way intersection, where you take the middle fork – Siegfriedale Road. Follow Siegfriedale Road for 2 miles until you come to a brick one-room schoolhouse.

From New Jersey and New York
Take Interstate 80 to Interstate 287 South. Follow 287S to Interstate 78 West. Take Exit 45 (New Smithville) and pick up Route 863 South. Follow 863 South for 1/2 mile to a three-way intersection, where you take the middle fork – Siegfriedale Road. Follow Siegfriedale Road for 2 miles until you come to a brick one-room schoolhouse.

From Harrisburg and West
Take Interstate 78 East to Exit 45 (New Smithville). Pick up Route 863 South. Follow 863 South for 1/2 mile to a three-way intersection, where you take the middle fork onto Siegfriedale Road. Follow Siegfriedale Road for 2 miles until you come to a brick one-room schoolhouse.

From New England
Take Interstate 81 South to the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike. Follow the turnpike to the Allentown Exit (Interstate 78). Take Interstate 78 East to Exit 45 (New Smithville). Pick up Route 863 South. Follow 863 South for 1/2 mile to a three-way intersection, where you take the middle fork onto Siegfriedale Road. Follow Siegfriedale Road for 2 miles until you come to a brick one-room schoolhouse.

From Washington D.C. and Baltimore
Take Interstate 83 North to Interstate 81 North. Take Interstate 78 East to Exit 45 (New Smithville). Pick up Route 863 South. Follow 863 South for 1/2 mile to a three-way intersection, where you take the middle fork onto Siegfriedale Road. Follow Siegfriedale Road for 2 miles until you come to a brick one-room schoolhouse.