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Writer-in- Residence Poetry Reading

Ann Townsend

Come out Sunday, August 11 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. to hear Bernheim’s Writer-in-Residence and Sarabande poet Ann Townsend read a selection of her work.  Townsend is the author of two collections of poetry: Dime Store Erotics (1998), and The Coronary Garden (2005), and is the editor of Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry (2007), with David … [Read more]

Bernheim Launches New E-newsletter

We launched our new website earlier this year, but we know not everyone has time to visit the site regularly, so we thought we’d bring some of our latest updates to your inbox.  Our new e-newsletter launches in July complete with an upcoming events listing and some of our latest blogs featuring stories of how Bernheim is fulfilling its mission … [Read more]

July Plant of the Month at the Visitor’s Center

annabelle hydrangea

Annabelle hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ While this beauty is not considered a hard-to-find cultivar, I think that everyone should have at least one in their yard. This shrub harkens to old-fashioned gardens, bursting with blooms and fragrance, and the seemingly bygone era of front porch sitting with friends, neighbors, and … [Read more]

Snake Hollow Documentary Nominated for Emmy

Western Kentucky University (WKU) PBS received a nomination for their film about the installation of Snake Hollow in the “Magazine Feature/Segment” category. The Ohio Valley chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has members in 13 television markets (including Cincinnati, Columbus, Louisville, Lexington and … [Read more]

Summer Menu at Isaac’s

The Forest Salad at Isaac's Cafe

Summer is in full swing at Bernheim, which means lots of fresh vegetables in our raised beds.  Isaac's Cafe (open daily, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.) uses fresh from the garden produce, as well as local ingredients to build a delightful summer menu, which includes old favorites (the Nutty Bird seems to get the popular vote) and new seasonal items.  Pictured … [Read more]

Edible Garden Progress

Renee, Masha and Eric plant the first bed

As summer finally heats up, so is the Edible Garden! It’s been a productive time at Bernheim’s Living Building Challenge construction site.  Though the site is still under construction, in the past two weeks, Bernheim volunteers, interns and members of Bernheim’s horticultural staff planted the first assortment of edible plants in raised … [Read more]