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Mark your calendar – Give Local Louisville is September 15

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Give Local Louisville is back and better than ever. Sponsored by the Community Foundation of Louisville, Give Local Louisville is the biggest day of local giving. The 24 hour event was created to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofits that make our community a better, more vital place to live. In 2015, $3 million was raised for 362 … [Read more]

RUX at CONNECT Artist Spotlight: Lance Newman

Art, Music and Fun are synonymous with CONNECT at Bernheim.  This year is no different as Billy Goat Strut Revue and kRi Majesty take to the stage.  Our recent partnership with theKentucky Rural-Urban Exhange (RUX) will bring new sounds of Kentucky to CONNECT with performances from artists highlighted in this blog series.  These artists are a … [Read more]

Connecting with the Garden: Isaac’s Café Specials, August 22-26

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If art, music and fun are synonymous with CONNECT at Bernheim, then fresh, sustainable, and healthy are synonymous with Isaac's Café.  The Edible Garden is providing the palate for some incredibly fresh soups, salads and sandwiches.  It should be music to your ears to hear that we grow the bulk of our ingredients just 200 steps away in the Edible … [Read more]

The Bugs of Bernheim: Aphids

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Aphids (of the order Hemiptera) have been around for more than 280 million years. While there were few species at this time, the appearance of flowering plants caused diversity and numbers to explode, as there are now more than 4,400 known species of aphid.  Aphids are insect pests of cultivated (and non-cultivated) plants in temperate regions. … [Read more]

RUX at CONNECT Artist Spotlight: Kevin Howard

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Art, Music and Fun are synonymous with CONNECT at Bernheim.  This year is no different as Billy Goat Strut Revue and kRi Majesty take to the stage.  Our recent partnership with the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exhange (RUX) will bring new sounds of Kentucky to CONNECT with performances from artists highlighted in this blog series.  These artists are a … [Read more]

RUX at CONNECT Artist Spotlight: Samuel Hawkins

Art, Music and Fun are synonymous with CONNECT at Bernheim.  This year is no different as Billy Goat Strut Revue and kRi Majesty take to the stage.  Our recent partnership with theKentucky Rural-Urban Exhange (RUX) will bring new sounds of Kentucky to CONNECT with performances from artists highlighted in this blog series.  These artists are a … [Read more]

The Bugs of Bernheim: Wheel Bugs – Armed Assassins

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Wheel Bugs (Arilus cristatus) are armed assassins in more ways than one. They belong to the order Hemiptera (true bugs), and like other insects in this order, they have a pair of hardened forewings with clear tips that make them look like half wings. In fact, the name of this order is derived from the Greek word meaning half wing. True bugs are … [Read more]