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A vibrant purple-blue cluster of elberberry fruit with green leaves and forest in the background

November 13, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Natural Cough and Cold Syrups (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

6pm-8pm This event has sold out, but you can browse upcoming Make + Take Workshops here.   Learn how to use food as medicine like our ancestors did and make a powerful immune-boosting elderberry syrup to take home with you! Seasonal changes can lead to uncomfortable allergies including irritating coughs and itchy throats. Simple herbal remedies offer an effective way to help alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies and colds. We’ll discuss the energetics, origin, beneficial properties of plants such elderberry,…

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A box with "Gourmet Candles" printed on it, surrounded by an impressive variety of candles, some of which are made to look like desserts.

November 16, 2019 | , , , , ,

Make + Take: Candle Making Workshop

***This event is sold out*** 2pm-4pm Enjoy a fun and relaxing night out with friends and let your creativity soar at Gourmet Candle’s BYOB candle making class! We provide everything you need to create one-of-a-kind candles. Learn step-by-step instruction on how to create candles and candle burning tips. Add your own flair to your candles by mixing fragrances to make new candle scents. You’ll be inspired to learn something new and get artistic in a creative and encouraging studio environment.…

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Locust Leaves in the foreground. In the background and out-of-focus, a man raises his glass to a DJ who is obscured by leaves.

November 21, 2019 | , , ,

Vibrations: Sight Beyond Sound / Osagie

5pm-9pm Depending on the weather, we’ll either be outdoors in the Bartram’s Garden Meadow or inside the Barn. VIBRATIONS continues in a quest to unite talented artists from Philly & beyond. DJ Osagie’s bringing in new, rising, and established artists of color from New York City, Atlanta, and elsewhere to share their art with Philadelphia’s own artists and audience. Build connections; meet the scene; get inspired. Delicious and refreshing beverages will be available throughout the evening PLUS authentic Caribbean fare…

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A glass lib atop a white marble table. A wooden honey dripper rest in the lid and a generous amount of partially crystallized honey fills most of the lid.

November 21, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Herbal Electuary & Lozenges (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

This event has sold out, but you can browse upcoming Make + Take Workshops here.    6pm-8pm Seasonal changes can trigger uncomfortable allergies and lead to nasal and sinus congestion. Simple herbal remedies offer an effective way to help alleviate these symptoms. We will discuss medicinal herb profiles for chamomile, rosemary, meadow sweet, willow bark, peppermint, licorice, dandelion, marshmallow and elecampane and learn a process for preparing herbal lozenges! You’ll create an electuary of your own to take home with you,…

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November 24, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Calendula Ointment (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

1pm-3pm Anytime is a good time to make calendula ointment! No first aid kit should be without this super all-purpose ointment on a budget. We’ll discuss the energetics and properties of calendula and rosemary. You’ll learn techniques for making your own medicinal ointments– including infusion, melting and cooling– and you’ll leave this hands-on workshop with a soft first aid herbal ointment that works wonderfully for wounds, rashes, insect bites, cuts and a variety of skin irritations. This event will take…

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A view from inside the Bartram House, in the white-walled conservatory, looking toward a yellow door, beside a sunny window with a wooden bench in front of it

December 1, 2019 | , , , ,

Holiday Card-Making in the Bartram House (2019)

A designated National Historic Landmark, the Bartram House sits watch over the historic core of Bartram’s Garden. Enjoy the holiday season with a tour of this unique and artful work of architecture, and be inspired to create handcrafted stationery within the respite of John Bartram’s cozy farmhouse. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering her…

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A couple peices of clean, fresh ginger root against a white background

December 3, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Ginger Muscle Relief Ointment (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop.)

6pm-8pm Learn how to use food as medicine like our ancestors did and create a plant-powered warming ginger muscle relief ointment to take home with you. This soft herbal ointment works wonderfully for all types of muscle aches, pains, arthritis, bruises and even nerve pain! We will discuss topical uses of ginger, cayenne and turmeric and learn plant specific energetics, origin, beneficial properties. You’ll learn two herbal infusion methods to create oils of herbs, use a “makeshift double boiler” method…

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December 5, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Tinctures & Tonics (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

6pm-8pm You can start building your own home apothecary by creating a basic herbal tincture that you can take home and use to treat symptoms of seasonal allergies and other ailments. We’ll discuss the specific energetics, origin, beneficial properties and uses of both nettle and dandelion. You will learn maceration techniques to create safe grain alcohol-based preparations with vodka and brandy. We’ll also discuss ways to incorporate tinctures and tonics into busy lifestyles. This event will take place in a…

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