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Newsletter Jan 02, 2018

February is here and love is in the air! As you get ready for Valentine’s Day, visit Berea to craft gifts from the heart, stay in our cozy lodgings, and warm your heart (and stomach!) at our local restaurants.

February brings with it more exciting events,...

Originally published by Fast Company Article written by: Courtney Balestier

On a bright August morning in Berea, Kentucky, Herb & Willow, a tranquil coffee shop and local arts market, is sunny and quiet. From behind the counter, Senora Childers, 25, chats with Jesse Fowler, 22, who sits...

Written by Beverly Fortune Originally posted in LexGo

The Native Bagel Co. had been open five days, and Lisa Caldwell Reiss was there for a second time, bringing her friend Loretta Reynolds.

“They’re delicious,” Caldwell-Reiss said, breaking off a piece of a...

By: Destiny Calhoun Originally posted in The Pinnacle

If you love eating food but hate breaking the bank on eating out your concern may be addressed by the new restaurant in town, Noodle Nirvana. Noodle Nirvana is a new startup by Mae Suramek ‘95, and offers...

Mae Suramek spent years doing good. Now she’s cooking well and doing good at the same time. After graduating from Berea College, Suramek served in the Americorps Program, at a Lexington domestic violence shelter, at a refugee resettlement center in Raleigh, and in human rights advocacy for city...