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July 2015

BizarreBQ

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00July 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, This past weekend, the Berea College Farm Store Butcher, Nathan, and I trekked up to Michigan to attend an event organized by one of our friends called BizarreBQ. Now in its seventh year, this annual event is held on a different farm each year that exemplifies sustainable farming [...]

Rain, Rain, Go Away

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Even if you’ve been living under a rock the past few weeks (and months!), chances are likely you’ve noticed our unpredictable Kentucky weather has become even more capricious than usual. Much to the chagrin of the drought-bearers out west, our portion of the continent has been experiencing an [...]

A Fond Farewell

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00July 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Hello, loyal readers and local food enthusiasts! My name is Victoria Wheeler and I am writing to you in Jessa’s stead for the first and only time. For those of you who may not recognize the name, I have been the Farm Store Student Manager since our opening [...]

June 2015

Red, White, and Blue… Potatoes

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Independence day is coming up at the end of the week and our potatoes are in the spirit! For those of you that visited the Berea College Farm Store last week, you already got a taste of our fresh crop of Sangre red potatoes (red skin, white flesh) [...]

Mid-Summer Blues

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00June 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Berea College summer classes are coming to a close this week and this means that the few graduating seniors still remaining on campus will be passing the torch to their successors. It’s always a mixed bag of emotion when seniors graduate since we are both sad to see [...]

Outside the Bubble

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00June 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, A couple weeks ago, we introduced you to several of the interns working at the Berea College Farm for the summer, but as we mentioned, many of our students use summer as an opportunity to branch out from Berea to learn skills that will help them for life [...]

Organic Farming Coordinator

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00June 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Photo by Matt's wife, Meg Wilson Photography. For those of you that keep up with us on our facebook page, we recently posted about the pending departure of Matt Wilson, our Organic Farming Coordinator. Matt graduated from the Berea College Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR) program [...]

Internship Season

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, It’s summer internship season for colleges and universities across the country and Berea is no exception. While many of our students opt for adventures elsewhere, some choose to stay on campus to make an impact here. As one of the oldest, continuously operated college farms in the country, [...]

May 2015

Sunburst Farm Trout!

2017-01-16T14:57:15-04:00May 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Some of you may recall that once upon a time ago, the Berea College Farm Store carried a selection of trout products from one of our regional partners in North Carolina, Sunburst Trout Farms. It’s not every week that we get a chance to take a trek through [...]

U-Pick Strawberries!

2017-01-16T14:57:16-04:00May 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends of the Berea College Farm, Folks have been asking when the strawberry patch will be open for public picking and that moment has arrived! Until at least the end of May, the Berea College Gardens & Greenhouse (251 Scaffold Cane Rd.) will be open on Saturdays from 9:00-Noon for the annual picking frenzy [...]