July 2022

Botany for Herbalists

Coach House
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Learn the basics of plant identification with DC-based herbalist botanist, and forager Holly Poole-Kavana. This class will be taught in two sections: the morning will consist of an indoor presentation of the basic concepts used in field identification (illustrated with close-up photographs) and how to plant ID and plant families enrich the practice of herbalism....


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Liver Health Tincture

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

This root tincture is useful in cases of poor or sluggish digestion, skin conditions such as acne and eczema, and any general health issue in which the liver might be of concern.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban...


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August 2022

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Holistic Womb Care

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Cramp bark and other herbs have long been used by indigenous women to relieve painful menstrual cramps and balance the female reproductive system. Learn how to make this effective herbal remedy that has been used for centuries.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years,...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Holistic Prostate Care

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Medicine men have traditionally used tonics, herbs, and foods to nourish and protect their delicate prostate gland. Learn to make an effective tonic to provide nutritional support for a healthy prostate, male sexual function, and soothe/promote urinary tract health.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over...


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September 2022

Urban Medicine Cabinet: First Aid Eye Wash

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

This effective herbal first aid remedy can be used to treat eye infections such as conjunctivitis.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania,...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Fungal Salve

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

This powerful disinfectant salve is excellent for treating skin infections like athlete's foot and ringworm.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, and...


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October 2022

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is not uncommon in northern parts of the world when the lack of light during the long winter months can bring on depression and lethargy. This is also an effective remedy for deep-seated grief and feelings of loss. This tincture, along with staying active and getting fresh air can help to...


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Biking & Walking

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.