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The Bernheim Firetower Open tomorrow (Saturday)

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 The Bernheim Fire tower will be opened tomorrow from 1:00 - 4:00. You can enjoy the Firetower most Saturday afternoons from now until November (weather permitting),  as long as we have a  volunteer Fire Tower Guide available. If you'd like to be trained as a Fire Tower Guide so that the firetower is accessible more often, contact Wren Smith for … [Read more]

Announcing the 2014 Bernheim Writers in Residence: Margaret Kimball & Christian Moody

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Margaret Kimball’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Copper Nickel, South Loop Review, Defunct, and other publications. She’s been in residence at Yaddo and will travel to Ucross this autumn. She is an assistant professor of illustration at Lesley University in Boston, and is spending a year-long sabbatical in Kentucky … [Read more]

The Edible Garden Bounty, July 2014

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  The following was written by Sean Demme, Horticulture Intern. He is a junior at Ohio University majoring in Environmental and Plant Biology. ​ As summer progresses, local temperatures creep upwards all while rain and humidity continue to reach Clermont, KY from the Gulf of Mexico. Needless to say, summer progress and Edible Garden … [Read more]

Those Summer Nights

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This 4th of July weekend has some great family programs at Bernheim.  ECO Kids Discovery Day and the Pollywog Play Party will make for a fun filled Saturday but the month of July also offers great opportunities to explore Bernheim through a night time lens.  Our night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences.  Exploring the … [Read more]

A Profusion of Cucumbers and Savage Marigolds

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This blog post was prepared by Bernheim's FoodWorks Intern, Carlyn Vachow. Carlyn attends Middlebury College in Vermont and is spending the summer working in the Edible Garden at Bernheim. As a result of some big rains the past couple of weeks, the Edible Garden is booming. The veggies are growing like mad, which has caused both the Isaac’s … [Read more]

Take a Hike – Summer Style

Summer is here! It's a great time to get outside and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of summer. The lush green tones of the trees illuminate the forest, the bullfrogs croak, the Bobwhite quail whistle, and the odor of the many flower species growing at Bernheim waft through the air. With over 40 miles of hiking trails, we encourage you … [Read more]