Afternoon Tea dates 
will be posted during the year. 

May 3: Tea dates posted for June, July, and August
August 13: Tea dates posted for September, October, and early November
November 6: Holiday Tea Events for late November and December 

Afternoon Tea, Thursday - April 18 (Filled)

Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup. Relax and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Thursday, April 18 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Apprentice Gardener Night

Help knock out winter and welcome spring at the first volunteer Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday April 19
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Mechanicsburg's Earth Day Festival 2024

This is a great day! South Market Street is host for a variety of vendors with earth friendly products, live music, workshops, kid’s activities and the rain barrel auction/fundraiser. Visit their website for additional information.

At the Rosemary House, we will have a nice selection of herb plants for sale, plus all our usual products.

Remember we have parking in the rear.

Saturday, April 20th
9 am - 3 pm
Free

Native Plants & Their Importance

Learn the history of using native plants in the garden and their cyclical use in the horticulture industry. Discover why plant taxonomy and nomenclature are so important when selecting plants. Companion planting using natives for small and large spaces will also be covered. The instructor is Sue Hunter from Heartwood Nursery in Felton, PA. Sue is so knowledgeable and generous with her expertise. We are honored to have her here at The Rosemary House. Don't miss this special class. Sue will bring a few plants to sell as well.

Thursday April 25th
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Fee: $25.00

Afternoon Tea - Fri., April 26 (Filled)

Join us for Afternoon Tea as we include touches of spring in our selection of tea party treats. Salad, scones, sandwiches, fresh fruit, and desserts, will be featured at this public tea, with bottomless pots of tea of course.

Friday, April 26 (Filled)
Choose: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00 per person, (includes tax and gratuity)

Afternoon Tea, Saturday April 27 (Filled)

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea in April. Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup. Relax and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Saturday, April 27 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Medicinal Mushroom Exploration

Medicinal mushrooms are superior longevity tonics and help to normalize and revitalize your organs and body on all levels which keeps you full of vitality and energy. When used long term, mushrooms are particularly helpful for deep chronic imbalances. We will take a beginners look into five of the most popular medicinal mushrooms and explore their uses and how they can be used as medicine and in foods. Class will include a sample of mushroom pate, mushroom soup, and mushroom chai. Please bring a paper, pencil for notes and your water bottle.


Tues. April 30
6:30 - 8:30
Fee: $35.00

Create a Delightful Fairy Garden or Mermaid Haven

Using a colorful petite basket create a delightful garden under the guidance of talented artist Patti Van Brederode. All supplies are included; such as moss, gravel, sand, fairy furniture, seashells, and other tiny treasures that your visiting fairy or mermaid would love. If you have a special treasure or two that you would like to add to your tiny garden  please feel free to bring them along. Let your imagination run wild as you design and create this sweet basket garden. Class is appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Weds May 1st
7:00 - 8:00
Fee: $20.00

Afternoon Tea Dates

Additional Afternoon Tea dates for June, July and August will be announced on May 3rd.

Friday, May 3 at 10 am

Afternoon Tea, Saturday, May 4 - Filled

Join us for Afternoon Tea. Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup, relax, and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Saturday, May 4 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Mechanicsburg's Art & Wine Walk: Saturday, May 4

This town wide event features artists and wine tastings at participating businesses.  Our featured artist is Cedar Brill with recycled/upcycled metal garden art which are ideal for Mother's Day. Come meet our artist and under the pavilion, sample the specialty honey wine mead crafted from the hives at Essiems Apiary. Essiem's apiary is an amalgamation of ancient elixirs with a modern flare.

Saturday, May 4 
10:00 – 3:00 pm
Stop in and visit our artist and sample the honey wine mead
(no ticket necessary).

Note: There is a fee if you are attending this town wide event and visiting the other participating businesses. There will be limited tickets available. 

Afternoon TEA Wednesday - May 8 - Filled

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea in May. Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup, relax, and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Wednesday, May 8 - Filled
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

National Herb Week - Herb Garden Tour

National Herb Week -  2024
Yarrow...herb of the year

Free Garden Tour - a fast paced tour of our many herb gardens. We have over 300 varieties of herbs in our garden. Come and discover the herbs we have and their uses! This seeing, tasting, touching tour is designed for all interests. Everyone will create a Yarrow Facial Toner/Astringent to take home. Enjoy tasty treats prepared by our tea room Sweet Remembrances featuring fresh herbs, served in the garden. Held rain or shine.

Wednesday, May 8th 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE EVENT - celebrate National Herb Week

Mother's Day TEA - Sunday, May 12 - Filled

Join us at Sweet Remembrances as we dedicate this Afternoon Tea to Mother's! Celebrate Mother's Day with salad, sandwiches, scones, and delicate desserts at this full tea.

Sunday, May 12 (Filled)
Select: 1:00 pm
Fee: $60.00 (includes tax and gratuity)

Cook's Corner Patio Planter or Windowbox

Have a sunny corner on your stoop or deck for some herbs? Join us and plant your own culinary garden. Class will include various shaped resin planters, your personal choice of an assortment of culinary herbs (choice of 3 or 6), a review of their uses, planting and care and handouts. Please dress for the weather and bring garden gloves.

Thursday, May 16th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $50.00 (6 plants)
        $30.00 (3 plants)

Apprentice Gardener Night

Join us Friday evening and volunteer to help weed the herb gardens during Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday May 17
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Afternoon TEA - Saturday, May 18 - Filled

Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup, relax, and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.


Saturday, May 18 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

International Tea Day - May 21

Join us as we celebrate International Tea Day with tea and cheese pairings under the pavilion at The Rosemary House. There will be a variety of our best selling hot and cold teas to pair with specialty cheeses locally sourced from Apple Valley Creamery in East Berlin, PA. Compare the taste profiles of assorted cheeses when paired with a range of teas. Taste, sample, savor, sip and browse the shop or rest a moment in the fragrant herb gardens. Shop special: Free 1 oz. package of tea with a $15.00 purchase.

Tuesday May 21
1:00 - 5:00
FREE

Create Your Own Cement Garden Art!

This is so fun! Create charming bears, cats, dogs, and other creatures to decorate your garden! These cement animals adorably adorn the garden all year 'round. Bring plastic gloves and dress for the outdoors. Cedar Brill and Susanna Reppert will guide you through this fun, fun, fun class!

Wed. May 22
6:30 - 7:30
Fee: $40.00

Evening Weed Walk - May 23

Have you always wanted to learn what weeds are edible, medicinal or possible harmful? While strolling our back alley, we will identify some common weeds and their uses. Have a fun and relaxing evening. Gather in the garden for tea beforehand. Held rain or shine.

Thursday, May 23rd
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $10.00

Afternoon Tea - Saturday, May 25 (Filled)

Join us for an elegant Afternoon Tea in June. Afternoon Tea includes a fresh salad, followed by the traditional tea tray laden with assorted sandwiches, oven fresh scones, fresh fruit, and delicious desserts. A bottomless pot of properly brewed loose leaf tea will accompany your meal. Treat yourself and your friends to a well-deserved break as you find serenity in a cup, relax, and enjoy this charming olde world tradition.

Saturday, May 25 (Filled)
Select: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm
Fee: $45.00/person (includes tax and gratuity)

Relax and Paint in our Gardens

Painting Time! Come with your friends and relax in our gardens. We will provide a fun 7" wooden flower blossom. Decorate the flower for inside or outside use. We will have tables, chairs, and a variety of paints and brushes. (Feel free to bring your own as well). BYOB or enjoy our chilled herb tea. Paint for a bit and then walk across the street to Dalicia's or Revolutionary Brew Pub or down to Spice on Main Street for dinner.

Fri May 31
anytime between 1:00 - 6:00
Fee: $10.00

Growing a Healing Herb Garden

Learn some of the medicinal herbs we can easily grow in this area. Instructions and guidance on when to harvest them and some of the simple preparations you can make with them will be featured in this class. This is a nice beginner's introduction both to gardening with herbs and medicinal herbs. Instructor is Susanna Reppert Brill.

Wednesday, June 5th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

Make your own FAIRY or DRAGON GARDEN

Transform an 8 x 12 whimsical log planter into a charming fairy garden. All supplies will be provided to plant and decorate this creative fairy garden. Pathways, gazing pools, sleeping nooks, arbors and more can be built. Fairy lore and fairy tales will be told as you create. Bring your imagination and take home a treasure to tuck in a sunny corner of your garden. Moms and youngsters work together on one garden. We receive many compliments on "how creative" this class is.

Thursday, June 6
6:30 - 8:00 pm
FEE: $35.00

Tavern Tea Party and Program

Fashions Revisited Clothing and Food Historian April Thomas will be joining us to offer a presentation on The Life & Recipes of George Briggs, "The Tavern Cook". This is the story of one of the most famous London Taverns and its tavern keeper who had one of the largest cookbooks published in the late 18th century. Nancy Reppert will prepare our tavern style Tea Party.

Sunday, June 9 (Filled)
1:00
Fee: $60.00

Smudging Techniques

Burning of herbs or "smudging" is a ceremonial rite used by many cultures for cleansing or blessing. Is the ceremony of smudging something you want to explore? Do you "notice" things when you smudge? Which product is best for certain situations? Join local Shaman, Pat Banzhoff in this fun interactive evening of explaining the different plants used for smudging to clear a person or space with it. We will practice technique and how to receive "information" from our effort. Materials will be available to make and  take home a mini-smudge stick.

Wednesday, June 12th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Apprentice Gardener Night

Affectionately referred to as 'weed and feed' by previous volunteers, please join us Friday evening and volunteer to tame the herb gardens during Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday, June 14
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Lovely Lavender Tea Party

What can be more relaxing than lavender? Gather your friends and enjoy this unique tea party infused with lavender colors and flavors, from the salad, to assorted sandwiches, scones, and luscious lavender desserts! Immerse yourself in lavender at this special tea party prepared by Sweet Remembrances.

Saturday, June 15th (Filled)
1:00
Fee: $60.00, inclusive

Nutritional Eating with Herbs

Herbs hold many nutrients, vitamins and minerals and it is easy to work these into your daily cooking with simple things like seasoning salts, smoothies, sprouts, herbal vinegars for salad dressings and more. Join Susanna Reppert to taste and learn about nutrient packed plants.

Tuesday June 18th
6:30 - 8:00
Fee: $25.00

TRIVIA Night & Tea Party

Join us for a delicious tea party and trivia night. Nancy Reppert will prepare a full tea party complete with salad, sandwiches, scones, fresh fruit, and dessert after which Angelica Brill will lead us in a few clever rounds of Trivia. Exercise those grey cells at this fun evening event. Tip: Start watching your Disney movies.

Thursday July 11
6:00 - 8:00
Fee: $60.00

DIY Lavender Wand Class - July 12

Learn to weave a fragrant lavender wand. Sylvia Emberger will walk you through all the steps from start to finish. These lovely wands dry beautifully and keep for years. As you weave, she will talk about some of the best varieties of lavender and offer some harvesting tips. These decorative wands can be used to fragrance drawers. All supplies will be included.. Class size is limited to 4 weavers per session.

Friday, July 12th
Choose your time: 11 am
(Filled), 1 pm, 3 pm, or 5 pm
Fee: $25.00

For Medicinal Purposes only, wink, wink

Learn how to make sipping liquors and delicious cordials at home. Susanna Reppert will share her hints and tips for making your own herb and berry liqueurs many of which are said to be useful for the digestive system, a warming blend for colds, as aphrodisiacs or to support the immune system. Recipes included. This is a FUN class! Complimentary samples will be served.

Tuesday, July 16th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Apprentice Gardener Night

Join us Friday evening and volunteer to help weed the herb gardens during Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday, July 19th
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Taking Tea and Tarot Reading

Enjoy a relaxing full afternoon tea provided by Sweet Remembrances and a four card private tarot reading by Rhonda of Dancing Moon Beam, Elizabethville, PA.
Each seating is limited to 12. Reserve early!

Sunday, July 28 
Select 11 am - 1 pm (Filled)
or
Select: 1:30 - 3:30 pm (Filled)
or
Select: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee: $60.00

Afternoon Tea Dates

 Additional afternoon tea dates for September, October and early November will be released on August 13th at 10:00 am. 

Tuesday, August 13, 10 am

English Supper "Tea" and Book Chat

This evening is for book enthusiasts and historians. Join us for an evening "tea" of soup, savory scone, salad, cake, and tea, (featuring recipes adapted from the book), followed by a book discussion of The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan. A World War II-set story, four women compete for a spot hosting a wartime cookery program called The Kitchen Front - based on the actual BBC program of the same name. This book is available new, used and on audiobook, and we have copies that you may borrow. Reading the book is encouraged or read reviews of the book and join us for an evening supper and chat.

Thursday August 15
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $45.00

Apprentice Gardener Night

Many hands make light work during Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday August 16
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

The Secrets of the Still

Susanna Reppert will set up her small glass still and demonstrate distilling herbs to produce essential oils and their by-product hydrosols/floral waters. The conversation will continue into different ways oils and waters should and should not be utilized in the herbal home. Each participant will leave with a small hydrosol spray.

Tuesday, August 20th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $20.00

FAIRY FESTIVAL - September 7 & 8

Calling all fairies, elves, wizards, hobbits and gnomes to this 30th annual event! Fairy Rose Fairy will be back to delight and entertain. Lots of crafts and activities including fairy wings to decorate, free fairy tattoos, free mining for gem blessing stones, free fairy dusted potpourri, and ivy halos.
Visit our “Fairy Food on the Fly” table. 
Check our website for the time schedule for music and entertainment (updated early August).
Perfect for ages 3 –11 and all who believe! Additional fees may apply for crafts.

Saturday, September 7
Sunday, September 8
10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $7.50 Admission


Rain or shine.

Please note: our gardens are unable to accommodate strollers, sorry for the inconvenience.

Apprentice Gardener Night

Consider volunteering to work in the herb garden during Apprentice Gardener Night. Benefits include an educational opportunity as you help to maintain the herb gardens under the guided tutelage of Susanna Reppert, surplus seeds or plants harvested from the garden, a 10% discount in the shop the night you help, and an herbal dinner in the tea room.

Friday September 13
5:00 - 8:00 (call if bad weather threatens)
Free. Limited to 5 eager herb gardeners.

Pennsylvania Tea Festival - Sept. 20 - 21

We are delighted to be the host for the seventh annual Pennsylvania Tea Festival. This event will be held in the herb gardens of The Rosemary House and Sweet Remembrances and celebrates the wide variety of specialty teas, herbal tisanes, tea preparation and tea culture. A range of tea merchants and vendors selling all things TEA will be on hand to share their knowledge about tea and tea culture. This two day event will feature lectures on tea, specialty workshops and tea tastings plus musical entertainment. Whether you are a beginning tea enthusiast or a seasoned tea guru, there will be something for everyone. Our Tea Festival Sponsors include: Tea Time Magazine, The Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association, Sally's ParlorThe Essential Herbal Magazine, Tea-For-All, Tea by TwoInternational Tea Sippers Society and Kanlo Tea.

Be sure to 'Like Us' on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Share your photos!  
#teafestpa #PAteafestival

Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $18.00 day of event. Tickets will be available via Event Brite on July 1st. If you want to avoid service fees, stop in at The Rosemary House to pick up your advance ticket. Or contact Susanna, she will mail them to you in advance!


Friday, September 20
Saturday, September 21
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission: $18.00 (day of event)

Make Your Own Herbal Medicine

Interested in learning how to make your own tinctures, salves, creams, poultices, bath blends and more. Susanna Reppert-Brill will demonstrate the many medicines that you can create from your herb garden. Everyone will sample, sniff, touch, or taste many medicines. Fast Moving, Entertaining and Informative, this is a very popular class. 

Wednesday, Sept 25th
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

"Apple of my Eye" Afternoon Tea and Program

This special afternoon tea party will feature Apples and other plants from the same family such as Roses and Raspberries. Culinary Artist Nancy Reppert will incorporate apples and more into a complete afternoon tea featuring salad, sandwiches, scones, and desserts. Following tea, herbalist Susanna Reppert will discuss the lore and uses of these interesting plants, and how they are related.

Sunday, Sept. 29 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $60.00, inclusive

Bay Leaf Kitchen Wreath

Create a very easy and quite pretty kitchen wreath made with dried bay leaves, chili peppers, cinnamon sticks, dried orange and apple pieces and more. Children age 8 and up welcome.

Wednesday October 2
7:00 pm –8:00 pm
Fee: $25.00

Witch Way to Tea?

This evening event includes a complete afternoon tea party prepared by Nancy Reppert to include salad, sandwiches, scones, and desserts followed by a program on the history of Pennsylvania's witches. Every state has a story when it comes to witchcraft, and PA is no exception. Fortunately, PA history includes lots of folklore and a few surprises. Fortunately, it is not as dark of a history as some other states, and thankfully there were no executions. Rissa Miller (author, herbalist, seer, and storyteller) is the presenter.

Thursday Oct 10th (Filled)
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $60.00

Edible Gifts with Herbs

Everyone loves a homemade gift!  Instructions to make vinegars, flavored oils, mustards, liqueurs, beverage mixes, herbal rice and other seasoning blends all made with either fresh or dried herbs will be shared. Participants will be provided recipes and taste samples!

Tuesday, October 15
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Vibrant BRAIN HEALTH

Do you have brain fog? Lack of focus? Are you concerned about memory loss or cognitive decline? Herbs can support the brain and aid clarity of thought. Explore this interesting topic with Susanna Reppert Brill and learn what herbs and foods can help.

Tuesday Oct 22
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $20.00


Presidential Election Day Tea Party & Program

The Presidential Election of 2024 has almost come to an end. Relax and unwind at this afternoon tea party and program. Nancy Reppert will prepare a White House worthy tea party and afterwards we will hear from Matthew Dodd, musician and historian on uplifting Songs and Stories of the Red, White, and Blue. This Afternoon tea Party worthy of a President won't be repeated until 2028!

Sunday, Nov. 3 (Filled)
1:00 - 3:00
Fee: $60.00


Afternoon Tea Dates

Holiday Afternoon Tea dates will be released on November 6th to include our Traditional Holiday Teas after Thanksgiving and Holiday Teas and events in December.

Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 10 am

Tea Blending Fun!

Learn the basics of the different teas, how to properly brew tea and discover many guidelines for creating your own tea formulas using a large variety of ingredients such as herbs from the garden, black tea or green tea, spices from the cupboard, and fruits and nuts. Everyone will try their hand at making a tea blend. Susanna Reppert Brill instructor.

Thursday November 7th
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

FIRE CIDER and Herbs for Winter Health

Want to learn more about medicinal herbs? This is the class for you! We will explore the many herbs and remedies that can be used to keep you and your family healthy over the winter. Class will also review the many different versions of fire cider. All supplies will be provided for participants to make their own fire cider to take home. Remedies for coughs, colds, flues and general wintertime tonics will be explored.

Tuesday, Nov. 19 
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $25.00

Fragrant Fresh Green Wreaths

Oh my goodness! You won't want to miss this class! Everyone will be provided with a premade fresh green wreath with mixed greens. All supplies included to enhance your wreath with ribbon, pinecones, orange slices, cinnamon sticks, magnolia leaves and more! These gorgeous wreaths are on a 14" base and have an overall dimension of 28". Gorgeous and fragrant and fresh! Susanna Reppert Brill, instructor.

Wednesday Dec 4th
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Fee: $65.00

A Way of Life - Practical Herbalism Course - Monthly Sessions: Sunday, Jan - Oct, 2025:


The Rosemary House is excited to offer this 10 month immersive herbalism course beginning in January 2025 and running through October 2025. This class combines herbal pioneer and superstar Rosemary Gladstar's Science and Art of Herbalism Correspondence Material with Susanna Reppert's years of herbal experience. All participants will receive Rosemary's highly esteemed course (valued at $375). If you already own her course, we will happily deduct that from the cost of our program.

Practical Herbalism is the unique blend of extensive information and full sensory experience in the classroom and the garden. The Rosemary House which serves as the "campus" for this course is the not so silent teacher/partner in the program providing a venue that offers the herbs to see, touch, taste and smell while learning. A Way of Life Practical Herbalism Course teaches not just medicinal herbalism but dips into gardening, crafting, culinary and lifestyle tips with herbs.

About the Instructor: Susanna Reppert is a 6th generation herbalist eager to share her passion for herbs. In addition to being a student of Rosemary Gladstar's program and a graduate of David Winston's School of Herbal Therapeutics, she has a wealth of knowledge gleaned from 50 years behind the desk at The Rosemary House. Rosemary Gladstar whose course work will be the basis for the class, is a pioneer in the herbal movement and has been called the "godmother of American Herbalism". She is the founder of the California School of Herbal Studies, the oldest running school in the US and the author of the Science and Art of Herbalism at-home course. She is also the author of numerous books.

Program Includes:
  • All materials including Rosemary Gladstar's Art and Science of Herbal Medicine
  • A one year online subscription to The Essential Herbal Magazine
  • Presentations by Guest Lecturers
  • Tastes and Samples of Herbal Teas
  • Hands on "make and take" projects
  • Certificate from Rosemary Gladstar's Science and Art of Herbalism Course
  • Certificate from 'A Way of Life' Practical Herbalism Course 
  • (Note: Receipt of both Certificates based upon attendance and completion of assignments). 
Program dates for 2025: 
Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 9, April 13, May 18, 
June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12.
Program Time: Sundays 10 am- 4 pm
Program Tuition for 2025: $1,300.00 if registered before 12/10/2024; if registered after 12/10 tuition is: $1,450.00.
A non-refundable deposit of $400.00 is required by Dec 1st.  Individual payment plans may be arranged. 
Program Level: Beginner/Intermediate