February Grand Opening For Farm Store

Logan Nichols, ’142 Comments

Berea College Farm Store

Since its inception, the Berea College Farm has provided agriculture students with hands-on experience in the field while supplying fresh produce and meat to the college community. In recent years, the primary venues for selling College Farm products have been the Berea Farmers Market and the Berea College Bookstore. But that’s about to change with the opening of the new Berea … Read More

Cultivating a Food Revolution in Appalachia

Jesse Anderson, ’16Leave a Comment

Cooke, DeJoria, and members of the Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation meet with a Grow Appalachia group in Lexington, KY.

Working in the midst of poverty, unemployment, and malnutrition, Grow Appalachia has transformed the way many families live in just four years. By providing families with resources and skills to create individual and community gardens, Grow Appalachia has increased the availability of healthy, affordable food to thousands of households and has brought community members together who share an interest in … Read More

Giving To Berea is Giving Through Berea

Alan LowhornLeave a Comment

Panorama of Quad

Although the skilled professionals in Berea’s Office of Institutional Research and Assessment really know their stuff, even they can’t answer one question that comes up every year. The question appears on the national Common Data Set survey, through which colleges and universities share information about their admissions, academics, student life, financial aid, and other characteristics. The question reads: If your … Read More

Guest Editorial

Meta Mendel-ReyesLeave a Comment

Berea College’s historic commitment to interracial education confers a sense of pride and of responsibility to all members of the community. This year, Bereans not only marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, but a select group also embraced the opportunity to revisit a number of significant sites associated with the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. While … Read More

Bulman Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award

Tracey Thomas, ’03Leave a Comment

Dr. Warren Bulman

Dr. Warren “Gene” Bulman grew up on a cotton farm near Woodville, Alabama. At an early age, he developed an interest in engineering, spending his free time building radios and model airplanes. As a high school student, he turned his hobby into a business, becoming his town’s local radio and bicycle repairman. It was through these experiences that he discovered … Read More