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We invite you to read the Kimmel Foundation news articles below. Please check back often as new articles are being added regularly from the Kimmel Foundation and our affiliated organizations. 

Thanksgiving Additions
Kimmel Orchard | November 4, 2020
It's officially November and that means Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Even though this holiday is a few weeks away, it will be here before you know it! It is time to start planning and...
Freaky Fun Facts
Kimmel Orchard | October 28, 2020
Only 3 days until the spookiest day of the year! In honor of Halloween, I have selected 10 fun facts about Kimmel to share with all of you! Some facts might be new to you, while others you may have...
Apple Cider Benefits
Kimmel Orchard | October 21, 2020
Leaves are falling and so are the fall temperatures. It finally feels like fall with the chilly weather and brisk air among us! The fall season isn't complete without a warm cup of Kimmel apple cider...
Kimmel Wines
Kimmel Orchard | October 14, 2020
Wine tastings are available again in the Apple Barn! During the wine tasting, you have the chance to sample and learn about 4 different Kimmel wines. 14 different varieties are available to choose...
Jeff Walt's "Leave Smoke" Reviewed by Deborah Bacharach
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
(2017 alum) Jeff Walt's book of poems, Leave Smoke, was recently reviewed by Deborah Bacharach for Broadsides to Books, Broadsided Press. Jeff Walt grew up in coal country where the men went “Into the...
Kieran Carroll's "Finchy - Sad as Hell" optioned by WMK Productions
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
Australian playwright (2013 Alum) Kieran Carroll's biopic drama, Finchy - Sad as Hell, a two act work about the life of Australian and Academy Award winning actor, Peter Finch, has been optioned by...
Tara Novak Releases New Original Single, "Lost in the Night"
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
Tara Novak ( 2018 alum) announced that her first single, Lost in the Night, from her upcoming original album is now available for download on all major music streaming and downloading platforms. Tara...
Winter's Spring: An Ältere Garten by Leslie Iwai
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
Leslie Iwai (2008 alum) announced that her upcoming solo show, Winter's Spring: An Ältere Garten, opens October 24, 2020 at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The show runs through...
The University of Virginia Press announces publication of "By Broad Potomac's Shore", Edited by Kim Roberts
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
Following her successful Literary Guide to Washington, DC, which Library Journal called “the perfect accompaniment for a literature-inspired vacation in the US capital,” Kim Roberts returns here with...
Alex Wand Announces Documentary and Short Album Release
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
Alex Wand (2012 alum) announced the release of a new documentary, Camino de las Monarcas, and a short album, Carretera. The new film documents Wand's monarch cycling journey from Los Angeles to...
Mari Christmas Recieves 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
(2017 Alum) Mari Christmas is one of six writers to be awarded a 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award. Celebrating its 26th year, the annual Rona Jaffe Awards recognize women writers who...
Sundress Publications releases "To Everything There Is" Poems by Donna Vorreyer
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
(2013 alum) Donna Vorreyer's latest book of poems, To Everthing There Is, was recently published by Sundress Publications. According to Sundress's press release, "Sometimes with softness, sometimes...
Daniel Handal's "Final Girls and Other Work" showing at ClampArt Gallery, NYC
KHN Center for the Arts | October 12, 2020
(2017 alum) Daniel Handal's Final Girls and Other Work will be shown at ClampArt Gallery in NYC, October 29 - December 19, 2020. ClampArt Gallery is located at 247 West 29th Street, NYC. A reception...
Sweet Treats
Kimmel Orchard | October 7, 2020
The most important meal of the day is by far dessert! Kimmel Orchard is bursting with sweet treats waiting for you to try each and every one of them. Why not indulge in some sugary, homemade...
Ways to Use Pumpkins
Kimmel Orchard | September 30, 2020
It's officially the season of fall and that means... pumpkins! To get you in the mood for fall, the Apple Barn is now selling pumpkins for $.40 per pound. Carving them is an obvious and fun option...
Apple Cider Processing
Kimmel Orchard | September 23, 2020
What's wholesome, natural, and delicious? Kimmel's Apple Cider! Apple cider is both delicious and nutritious with only one ingredient, apples. Since we are in the midst of apple season, fresh apple...
Kimmel's History
Kimmel Orchard | September 16, 2020
95 years ago, a bank teller and schoolteacher decided to quit their jobs and pursue another career option, managing an orchard. Richard and Laurine Kimmel established Kimmel Orchard in 1925. Since...
Growing Apple Trees
Kimmel Orchard | September 9, 2020
There is nothing more rewarding than eating an apple grown in your own backyard. Growing fruit trees may seem challenging at first but is truly worth it in the end! Research is key when growing any...
David Meischen's debut poetry collection, Anyone's Son, published by 3: A Taos Press
KHN Center for the Arts | September 9, 2020
David Meischen (2010 & 2015 alum) anounced that his debut poetry collection, Anyone’s Son, was published by 3: A Taos Press in May. "From the rural South Texas of the nineteen fifties to a desert mesa...
Apple Variety Uses
Kimmel Orchard | September 2, 2020
Apple season is finally upon us! At Kimmel Orchard, a variety of different apples are grown. Each variety is uniquely delicious and can be eaten straight off the tree (after washing of course). Even...