Rodale Inc. Catering & Events Announces Partnership with Bell Gate Farm

EMMAUS, PA (February 1, 2017) — Rodale Inc., the global health and wellness content company, today announced a partnership with the newly renovated Bell Gate Farm, a 268-acre working farm recently transformed into a reception venue for the Greater Lehigh Valley. Rodale Catering and Events, a subsidiary of the family-owned Emmaus-based company, will be the exclusive food provider for Bell Gate Farm, offering delicious and seasonal food and professional services for weddings, conferences, special events, and more.

Inspired by the core Rodale values, Rodale Events & Catering sources and prepares offerings that celebrate nature’s bounty and support agriculture in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. The team operates with a philosophy that values the integrity of food and is strongly committed to creating innovative and flavorful dishes that both improve people’s health and protect the environment. Seasonal, organic menus that use food grown through hands-on production methods can be designed and customized for the full spectrum of crowd sizes and dietary needs.

“We are thrilled to work with Bell Gate Farm,” said Leah Nichols, Rodale Inc.’s Director of Culinary Brand and Development Services. “Our goal is to provide a memorable, personal experience for Bell Gate’s clients, and that starts with a team who knows and passionately lives the work they do.”

“It was very important to me that the menu offerings at Bell Gate pay homage to the cooking and entertaining skills that my mother was known for — recipes from scratch with organic ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible,” said Stephanie Stevens, owner of Bell Gate Farm. “She presided over the kitchen and events at Bell Gate for years, and through our partnership with Rodale Catering & Events, her legacy lives on.”

Located 90 miles west of NYC and 45 minutes from Philadelphia, Bell Gate Farm serves as an ideal event destination. To see the restorative work that has been done at Bell Gate Farm, visit:

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About Rodale Inc.

Rodale Inc. is a global health and wellness content company based in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, and New York, New York. Known for launching the organic movement in the U.S. in 1942, the company operates today with a mission to “inspire health, healing, happiness and love in the world. Starting with you.” Home to a broad portfolio of best-in-class brands, Rodale engages more than 100 million people globally through an array of products and services that include magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, social, video, and events. With 100 editions in 67 countries, Rodale publishes the largest, most established health and wellness lifestyle brands, including Men’s Health, Prevention, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Rodale’s Organic Life. Rodale Books is the premier destination for wellness content with a purpose, publishing conversation-changing titles that include Jessica Alba’s The Honest Life, Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet, former Vice President Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s Onward, Maria Rodale’s Organic Manifesto and Scratch, and Dave Asprey’s The Bulletproof Diet. The Rodale Books website,, is a content and community hub where visitors can find inspiration and information from the world’s top wellness experts. Rodale also produces numerous branded experiences that draw more than 100,000 participants annually. Rodale is a certified member of The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and has received numerous industry accolades, including spots on Folio’s Top Places to Work in Media and Greatist’s Healthiest Companies in America lists, and has also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces.

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