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Bellarmine Knights–Wide Awake on Sunday Morning

There I sat in my pajamas on a cold Sunday morning. The snow was still on the car tops and lawns. All local news channels were a-buzz with Bellarmine and the homecoming that awaited at Knights Hall shaping up to be a high-five tear-jerker. I had already gotten all misty when I heard about the championship win of 71-68 yesterday while at the gym. I just stood there in front of the screen with several others when a woman exclaimed, “We won!!! Well, who could that be? It’s March, after all. The “we” was Bellarmine University. Taking the men’s division…

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Nourishing a Community: Time to go mainstream

There is a lot happening in the local food movement in Louisville these days. More than 30 area farmers markets make seasonal, local food available throughout the year. Dozens of restaurants are now sourcing fruits, meats, dairy, and vegetables  from local farmers. Bellarmine University has a vegetable farm that gives students hands-on experience in a demonstration environment. Jefferson County Public Schools has set a goal of 25% of  meals to be made with local ingredients. And just last weeekend the mayor announced a program that will create incentives for local agricultural entrepreneurs. Seems like everywhere we turn, new seeds of…