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Design Challenge – Get Small and Move

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For the 3rd year Bernheim has worked with the University of Kentucky School of Architecture to set up a design challenge for the 2nd year architecture students. This year we challenged the 12 students to design small lodging spaces that could move within Bernheim and between activity nodes. Each lodging "ship" is designed to be set up at one of … [Read more]

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The creation and display of public art is a vital part of the mission of Bernheim to connect people with nature. Resident artists Mei-ling Hom and David McClelland are currently working with recycled straw and sisal twine to create a living sculpture installation which will be displayed in the new Edible Garden set to open May 17. Organic … [Read more]

Enjoy a Bit o’ Irish at Isaac’s Cafe

Stop by for a delicious homemade Irish lunch Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday between 11: a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The menu will include homemade Irish Stew, Corned beef and cabbage, Reuben Sandwiches and our own Irish Whiskey Cake!  Enjoy your luck of the day at Bernheim! … [Read more]

3-11-14 Edible Garden Update – Solar-Safety-Seeds

3-11-14 Seedlings for the Edible Garden in our greenhouses

This winter has made work in the Edible Garden a bit difficult. But things are rolling fast now. This is a sample of what is going on in the garden right now. 1) An additional glass box was added to create a 12'x24' space that will soon be covered with a 5000kWh solar panel system that will more than power the garden in it's final configuration. … [Read more]

Each Spring On Its Own Terms – Phenology Report

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Each year at this time, talk turns to the signs of spring.  Mostly our chatter is tinged with impatience, and rightly so.  We are tired of winter and ready for the weather to turn to warmer thoughts and longer days.  But let's put things into a bit of historical perspective; short term historical perspective.  Below are three photos. The first is … [Read more]

When it’s cold outside, we’ve got the month of May…

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Things are really heating up in the greenhouses! We have left behind the subzero weather that just won't seem to break, and have moved on to thoughts of Spring. We operate several months ahead of schedule in the nursery, starting vegetables and herbs for the Edible Garden Grand Opening, which coincides with the Spring Plant Sale and BloomFest on … [Read more]