March 9, 2017
1. You'll be able to join our blog conversations 2. You'll be able to build your own recipe box, comment on recipes and even upload your own recipes to share 3. You'll receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter

Community Garden Profile: Community Hands Garden

February 8, 2017
Groundwork Milwaukee interviews Cynthia Adams-Burrell, garden leader of Community Hands Garden on 24th and Keefe ave

MUG Garden profiles: Washington Heights Community Garden

February 8, 2017
Groundwork Milwaukee's Antoine Carter interviews Fred James, gardener at the Washington Heights garden in 51st and Lloyd on Milwaukee's North side
January 1, 2017
A philosophy of sustainability
April 10, 2016
By Max Templin
April 2, 2016
Concordia Gardens Urban Farm is 1.5 acres of community garden, urban orchard and production farm in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood. In Wisconsin, 29% of adults are obese, disproportionately affecting low-income populations like Harambee.
March 26, 2016
Being a part of the program kindled her passion for socially and environmentally just and nutritious food systems, and she says it gave her the extra push she needed to incorporate thinking about the food system into every part of her life.
March 14, 2016
St. Ann Center’s new Bucyrus Campus will soon be branching out, literally. The Campus, at 2450 West North Avenue, was chosen as the winner of one of five new community orchards awarded by Victory Garden Initiative (VGI).
March 11, 2016
Recently the Victory Garden Initiative (VGI) ushered in the hope for spring when they announced the winners of five new community orchards that will be planted in April.
March 5, 2016
By Maria Duryee

Young Farmers Test Their Tastebuds

February 25, 2016
Groundwork Milwaukee's Junior Young Farmers Program offers elementary and middle school aged youth an opportunity to learn gardening skills from readings and experiential based education.
February 9, 2016
By Erik Hanley An orchard of trees bearing fruit and nuts could take root on two lots in Hales Corners. That's assuming the village wins the trees in Fruity Nutty 5 orchard contest.
February 3, 2016
by Gretchen Mead, Executive Director
February 3, 2016
by Gretchen Mead, Executive Director Last week I had the great honor to sit in front of my son’s 1st and 2nd grade class. These 6- through 8-year-olds interviewed me about what Victory Garden Initiative does, asking me: “What inspires you?” and “Do you grow peaches?”
December 30, 2015
The Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ is the NATION'S LARGEST GARDEN-BUILDING EVENT!
December 23, 2015
Every year, Food Tank highlights organizations that contribute to creating a more sustainable global food system by protecting biodiversity, producing valuable agricultural research, fighting hunger, and much more. One of those organizations is our member Victory Garden Initiative.
Pictures of Garden Installation
May 13, 2017 to May 27, 2017

Want to get a garden growing in your backyard? Victory Garden Initiative volunteers will install hundreds of raised garden beds in backyards, front yards, schools, community centers, places of worship, parks- just about anywhere you can imagine!