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I love sharing my knowledge and passion for plants, so come out to one of my events, talks, or workshops.

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Book Tour Dates


Lake Worth Beach, FL — Sunday, Sept 22nd, 2019 - 1PM-3PM
New York City, NY — Thursday, Sept 26th, 2019 - 3PM-4PM
Long Island City, NY — Saturday, Sept 28th, 2019 - 2PM-4PM
New York, NY — Friday, Oct 4th, 2019 - 2PM-5PM
New York, NY — Sunday, Oct 6th, 2019 - 11AM-12PM
Rotterdam, Netherlands — Tuesday, Oct 8th, 2019 - 6:30PM-8PM
United Kingdom — Oct 13-16th, 2019 - Details Coming Soon!
New York, NY — Friday, Oct 18th, 2019 - Details Coming Soon!
Danielson, CT — Saturday, Oct 26th, 2019 - 10AM - 2PM
Boston, MA — Saturday, Nov 16th, 2019 - Details Coming Soon!

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Leading an urban forest walk for school children with Aveeno and NYC’s Million Tree Campaign.

Leading an urban forest walk for school children with Aveeno and NYC’s Million Tree Campaign.


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Past Events 🍂

2018


June 13 | 5:30PM
Women for Healthy Living Conference. We all wake up and put on clothes but do we think about how those clothes impact the environment and the people who make them? In this keynote talk, Summer Rayne outlines her career in the world of fashion, how the clothing and textiles industry has improved, and how we can all help shape the future of how we wear the world. Location: Pittsburgh Golf Club | 5280 Northumberland St, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

June 11 | 10:20AM - 11:00AM  
Recently we've seen a dramatic shift in the way that consumers view and approach health and nutrition. We've seen brands start to take market share in previous categories that wouldn't have even been considered part of nutrition a few years back. Our panelists will be discussing how their brands are leading this shift and what trends they're seeing in the market. Moderator: Summer Rayne Oakes Panelists: Drew Harrington, Co-founder, Yasso; Diana Trout, Founder and CEO, Health-Ade; and Bill Creelman, Founder & CEO, Spindrift. How we Wear the World: Sustainability & Fashion (Keynote)

May 27 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Ever bring a plant home and eventually witness its demise only because you couldn't read the warning signs or caught the symptoms too late? Well, the Plant Doctor is in and will help navigate common problems in plants like yellowing leaves, brown tips, decaying roots, insect damage and more. After this class, you'll be more well-versed in plant care — a perfect companion class to Houseplant 101! Location: Chelsea Garden Center, 87 Havemeyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Foundermade Forum: The New Nutrition (Panel) 

May 12 and 19 | 11:00AM - 3:00PM 
We're building a hen coop, chicken run, and chicken garden for Kippee and her friends at Los Sures, a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to the welfare of the Williamsburg Brooklyn residents since 1972. Feel free to join us! Location: Los Sures, 145 S 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Houseplant 911 (Workshop)

May 1 | 3:00PM - 4:00PM 
Take a break from the daily grind and get your hands dirty with some planting lessons from Summer Rayne Oakes of Homestead Brooklyn. Location: Slack Technologies, 436 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003, USA Help Build a Chicken Coop & Garden for Los Sures! Part 1 & 2

May 10 | 6:30PM-9:30PM 
Planting Workshop. Join us for a networking + panel event with innovators in the sustainability space creating products, services, and platforms to make sustainable living affordable and accessible. From paperless toilet paper to a zero waste grocery store to sustainable cleaning tools for the home, this diverse panel will share their personal narratives, experiences, and values in how they are creating a more sustainable future and help NYC reach its goal to send zero waste to landfills by 2030.  Location:  Prime Produce, 424 W 54th St NY, NY''

April 21 | 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Succulents have become all the rage—for newbie plant lovers and aficionados alike. Their stand-up-to-neglect attitude, geometric shapes, and unconventional good looks particularly make them a perfect plant. Join Homestead Brooklyn’s Summer Rayne Oakes for the Well+Good & Origins Earth Day Celebration featuring succulent planting, crafting, care tips, propagation and more. Location: The Assemblage, 114 E 25th Street, NY, NY

April 18 | 4:30PM-5:30PM
Succulent Garden Workshop. We all wake up and put on clothes but do we think about how those clothes impact the environment and the people who make them? In this keynote talk, Summer Rayne outlines her career in the world of fashion, how the clothing and textiles industry has improved, and how we can all help shape the future of how we wear the world.  Location: University of Rhode Island, Kingston 

April 16
We all wake up and put on clothes but do we think about how those clothes impact the environment and the people who make them? Keynote talk at East Carolina University. How We Wear the World: Sustainability & Fashion

April 14
Our 2nd edition of the Plant Swap! One Person Can Make a Difference

March 27
A Woman's Role in a Sustainable World. Longwood University, Jarman Auditorium. NYC Plant Swap & Chat 2018

2017


October 6
Urban Oases Garden Tour with Homestead Brooklyn x AirBNB. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A Woman's Role in a Sustainable World 

October 5
Join Summer Rayne Oakes of Homestead Brooklyn for Living Sustainably in NYC - Networking Happy Hour + Fireside Chat in conjunction with Be Social Change. This is a FREE event, but you'll still need to RSVP.

October 1
NYC Plant Swap & Chat. SoHo, NYC 99 Spring Street. 6 - 8 PM. (Free workshop). lululemon Hub Seventeen 114 5th Avenue NY, NY. 

August 23
Join Homestead Brooklyn for the Become A Houseplant Ninja class with Free People. SoHo, NYC 99 Spring Street. 6 - 8 PM. (Free workshop). 

August 9
Chelsea Garden Center x Homestead Brooklyn. Houseplant 911: Troubleshooting Houseplants Workshop, 11AM-12PM at Chelsea Garden Center, Williamsburg. Tickets here.

July 29
Chelsea Garden Center x Homestead Brooklyn. Houseplant 101 Workshop, 11AM-12PM at Chelsea Garden Center, Williamsburg.  

July 6
Join Homestead Brooklyn for a Succulent and Cacti Garden Workshop with the pop-up shop, Package Free Brooklyn. Bring your own planting container. 137 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249. Tickets here.

June 19
Panel on Sustainable Living & Health & Wellness with Lauren Singer, Trash is for Tossers; Talia Pollock, Party in my Plants; Summer Rayne Oakes, SugarDetoxMe & Homestead Brooklyn; Phoebe Lapine, The Wellness Project at Package Free Shop. 137 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249. RSVP here

June 10
Free and open to the public: #PlantPorn — Enjoy a Williamsburg "Garden Tour" and photograph plants in the neighborhood (3PM-5PM) with Homestead Brooklyn and Apple Williamsburg!  247 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211. RSVP here

June 8
EcoSessions Sleep - holistic and sustainable strategies for better sleep. "Plants and Sleep" discussion. CocoMat, 49 Mercer Street, New York, NY.  RSVP here with 25% off. 

June 4
Join Homestead Brooklyn in partnership with Ivy.com to do a "Plant & Brunch"

June 3
Chelsea Garden Center x Homestead Brooklyn. Herbs, Three Ways Workshop, 11AM-12PM at Chelsea Garden Center, Williamsburg.  Tickets here.

May 20
Chelsea Garden Center x Homestead Brooklyn. Houseplant 101 Workshop, 11AM-12PM at Chelsea Garden Center, Williamsburg.  Tickets here.

May 17
Brooklyn Plant Lover Meet-up at the Hanging Gardens (6:30PM-8PM). Please RSVP here.

May 15
Meditation at the Hanging Gardens (7PM-9PM). Tickets here.

May 5
Reserved: A private "Create your own urban jungle indoors" company tour with Hazon.

April 12
A private Meditation + Conversation (for models only) at the Hanging Gardens.

March 15th
Meditation at the Hanging Gardens via Medi Club. RSVP here

January 14th
Lululemon winter dinner succulent garden making!