Pat Maxwell, in Bernheim’s operations department, is a wizard when it comes to using big machines to move big stones. On Friday, March 22 he created this stone wall around the pipe that carries water from the new Edible Garden project into a new filtering wetland. Because the Edible Garden project is an applicant to […]
The Bernheim fire team headed by burn-boss Rick Caldwell has been hard at it. The team is attempting to get in 17 different burns this year. Each burn plot has its’ own unique fire prescription which takes into account the type of fuel (grassland, woodland, etc) the topography and the ecosystem management goals that the […]
This timeline illustrates the progress of the Bernheim Edible Garden from early design and construction through to the present. The garden will always be a work in progress so stop back by again to see the updates.
The Edible Garden project requires soil. Lots of soil. It’s a garden after all. And since it is being located on a patch of land that has been highly impacted over the past 50 years, it needs good healthy soil. The options turn out to be, a) buy the soil, or b) make the […]
A new steel deck support that will eventually be decked with FSC certified wood was dropped into place today thanks to our operations team. Start practicing your cannonballs. Fairly soon the gravel path on the left will receive a concrete walkway and steel trellis system. When the pond fills this spring we will post another […]
On February 8th Bernheim staff met with Pamella Dunn and Maggie Peake from the Jefferson Community and Technical College system. We look forward to working with JCTC in the future to explore where our organizations might benefit each other and the environment.