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Groundwork Milwaukee interviews Cynthia Adams-Burrell, garden leader of Community Hands Garden on 24th and Keefe ave
Groundwork Milwaukee's Antoine Carter interviews Fred James, gardener at the Washington Heights garden in 51st and Lloyd on Milwaukee's North side
A philosophy of sustainability
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.
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.
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).
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.
By Maria Duryee
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.
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.
by Gretchen Mead, Executive Director
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?”
The Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ is the NATION'S LARGEST GARDEN-BUILDING EVENT!
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.
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!