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.

Reach out to us
513-891-4227
Monday – Friday
8 – 5PM
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Our Mission

Greenacres will always reflect the style and grace of founders, Louis and Louise Nippert. We 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. We encourage conservation and appreciation of nature by providing the public opportunities to study plant and animal life in their natural settings. We 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

Founding Members

  • The late Louis Nippert
  • The late Louise Dieterle Nippert
  • Carter F. Randolph, Ph.D.
  • Martin Cooper
  • Lawrence Kyte, Jr.
  • Brad Lindner
  • Jill Louv, Ph.D.
  • Guy D. Randolph, Jr.

Board of Trustees

  • Carter Randolph, Ph.D.
  • Martin Cooper
  • Lawrence Kyte, Jr.
  • Brad Lindner
  • Jill Louv, Ph.D.
  • Guy D. Randolph Jr.
  • Ginger Warner
  • Meredith Leslie
  • Jim Ebenschweiger

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The fireworks aren’t just in the sky this week! Pick up a bouquet to brighten your holiday. In observance of Independence Day, our farmstore will be closed Friday July 3 and Saturday July 4. ...

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We are thankful that Jules found success in his rain dance last Friday! He swears that if you want to trigger a rainstorm, just start watering by hand. 😂 ...

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Looking forward to our Fall weddings while looking back at all of the gorgeous weddings we've hosted. This one still takes our breath away! #tentedwedding #eventdesign Photographer: @benelsassphoto Planner: @i_doweddingsandevents Florist: @clflorals Rentals: @alloccasionseventrental Draping: @fitztheoccasion ⠀ TeePee Lounges: @the_campfire_experience ...

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It’s pollinator week! Celebrate with pentas, grown in our greenhouse without the use of harmful neonicotinoids. Safe for all your pollinator friends! On sale this week at the farm store. #pollinatorgarden ...

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Our eggs and lettuce mixes are on sale! Add some broccolini and garlic scapes, and you’re well on your way to this delicious frittata for an elegant Fathers’ Day brunch. Recipe available in store, or on our website. ...

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You never know what you’ll stumble upon while setting up temp-lines in fields for cattle moves! Livestock technician, Stephanie found a snapping turtle navigating through the tall grass. She has plenty experience handling these fascinating creatures as she was part of a research team at Ohio State that worked with various reptiles. With her expertise she was able to relocate it safely to a near by pond. ...

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The farmstore is overflowing with flowers! Geranium patio planters, pollinator attracting pentas and cheerful mini sunflowers are all neonicotinoid free and safe for bees 🌻🐝 ...

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Look at that color! Our baby swiss chard is so full of flavor we're calling it butter chard. It's going quickly so place an order with the farm store to pick up some for the weekend. ...

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