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June 21 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm EDT


Come spend the Summer Solstice in the healing, medicinal gardens at Rodale Institute and enjoy learning about the wonder of herbalism.

We will gather under the shaded Pavilion in the heart of the garden and begin our time sharing wisdom and sipping herbal tea infusions made from the plants growing around us. Our tour through the intimate garden will include the medicinal properties of plants such as Calendula, Yarrow, Lemon Balm, St. John’s Wort, Comfrey, Holy Basil, and more!

Following the tour, we will demonstrate how to make a medicinal topical infused oil with St. John’s Wort flowers and Comfrey harvested from the garden. We hope that you will feel inspired to continue incorporating these herbal allies into your own garden and life!

Afterwards, we invite you to join us for a celebratory & ceremonial bonfire in honor of the Summer Solstice. We will discuss the importance of honoring the Solstices & Equinoxes across cultures & how that is tied into agricultural cycles of seeding, tending, & harvesting.

Bring your own blanket so we can all sit together! Space is limited to 50 participants, so please register below to save your spot.


Cost: $35/per person or $60 for two if you register together.

If you are a veteran, you may be eligible to attend educational events for free. Please email veterans@rodaleinstitute.org for details. Online registration closes at 2 PM EST the day prior to the scheduled date.

Location: Rodale Institute Main Campus, Pavillion
611 Siegfriedale Rd. Kutztown, PA, 19530

Presenters: Our guides are Rodale Institute’s Regenerative Education Program Manager Nadine Clopton and Rodale Ambassador Sue Elkind. Both are passionate herbalists, educators and earth advocates.



June 21
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT
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Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530 United States
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