Greenacres

About Us

Education, Research, Conservation

Greenacres Foundation offers something for everyone. From exploring preserved forests and creeks, capturing beauty in music and artwork, to discovering secrets of farming and gardening. Come enjoy school field trips and summer camps as well as fresh produce from the farm store and special public events. Inspiration is contagious among Greenacres team who truly possess a passion for our Mission.

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Our Mission

Greenacres will always reflect the style and grace of founders, Louis and Louise Nippert. Our mission is to preserve for the public an area reflecting the traditional environment of Indian Hill and its historical significance by preserving Greenacres in its current state of woodland and farmland. To encourage conservation and appreciation of nature by providing the public, particularly children, opportunities to study plant and animal life in their natural settings. To encourage appreciation of music and culture by providing facilities and an atmosphere that will encourage artists to display their talents for all age groups.

Our History

Louis and Louise Nippert purchased 47 acres of land known as Greenacres Farm from the Green family in 1949. Between 1949 and 1998, the Nipperts purchased several adjacent tracts of land and today the farm comprises nearly 600 acres. It was originally operated as a mid-twentieth century gentleman’s farm. In 1988, wanting to give back to the community, they started Greenacres Foundation with the intent to preserve the land for the education and enjoyment of future generations. Their mission lives on today, serving over 30,000 students a year, while expanding into new communities.

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Our People

Original Founding Members

  • The late Louis Nippert
  • The late Louise Dieterle Nippert
  • The late Marie Eberhard

Current Board of Trustees

  • Carter Randolph, Ph.D.
  • Martin Cooper
  • Lawrence Kyte, Jr.
  • Brad Lindner
  • Ginger Warner
  • Meredith Leslie
  • Jim Ebenschweiger
  • Beth Hellman
  • Louie Randolph

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Echinacea, the sweetest ewe in our flock, gave birth to triplet lambs over the weekend!Lamb triplets are fairly rare and this is the first time it’s happened at Greenacres.

Ewes only have 2 teats, making it hard for a momma to feed 3 at once. Thankfully another ewe who had a single baby is also feeding one of the triplets. The livestock team will keep a close eye on all three to make sure everyone gets enough to eat.
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The Grand Tent is up and we are ready for the start of a busy 2022 event season. Looking forward to hosting you at the Arts Center soon!
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Students from Oyler School visited our Indian Hill location recently - this class had the opportunity to observe our routine cattle vaccinations and they were able to touch the side of one of our bulls. This kind of hands-on education happens all year round here at Greenacres - if your class or homeschool group would like to learn more about our educational programming visit our website to learn more. ...

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