The Berea Food Bank and Berea College’s CELTS program have worked together for almost 30 years. Listen in to hear about both the Food Bank’s history and services as well as how the CELTS program serves both the college students and our community.
Berea’s Jereme Zimmerman is a national expert on several sustainability topics and the go-to person on making Mead. Jereme joins Troy on this episode to talk about his craft and becoming a national expert while living in Berea.
Sustainable Berea and community partners are addressing the Opioid Crisis. Listen to hear about how working with the soil and each other are offering support for those wanting to break their addictions.
We spent a lovely evening with our Tourism Commission and other concerned citizens. The discussion about Tourism, Murals, and Outdoor Concerts was so engaging that we thought we would share it with you!
While it is a long episode, every second is worth it.
Here are some links that go along with what was discussed during the meeting:
Berea’s Gallery 123 Arts Accelerator Program suffered a fire on April 30, 2018, but first responders, friends, and the community-at-large have offered support in traditional and unexpected ways! Listen to this episode to hear the gratitude, optimism and wisdom of the Gallery’s new Program Director, Jeffrey Carpenter as he recaps the past week and shares plans for the future!
Here is a video taken by Keith Taylor and shared on Twitter:
Healthy Food and Fun Festivals and Good Music and Gaming Conventions all made the list for this episode. We share our love to Berea College Dining Services. Someone called in and shared their enjoyment of the Dandelion Festival. We are treated to a mini-concert of the Low Key Quartet. And lastly share how you can be part of an upcoming Tabletop Gaming Convention to be held here in Berea, Kentucky!!! Listen to the episode for the full details. Below are links to guide you to everything we shared in this episode! Thanks for listening!
Berea resident and Purple Martin landlord, Melody Richmond, join Troy and Della to share the good news that Purple Martins have made it back to Berea for Spring 2018!
Here are some pictures of Melody’s Purple Martin Birdhouse and Gourds!
Here is a brief video of baby Purple Martins in the nest…
Here is a brief video of Purple Martins fluttering around their birdhouse and gourds…
Melody shared her contact information on the show (just click on the green arrow at the top of the page to listen). Feel free to reach out to us over at www.facebook.com/thebereapodcast if you would like us to connect you with Melody!
For this first episode of 2018 we focus on new beginnings. We talk to Mike Hogg, former Superintendent for the Berea Independent School System. Mike shares information on his new position with Partners For Education and his new year’s resolutions.