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.
December 20, 2015
Groundwork Milwaukee recognized four innovative gardens in its first annual Milwaukee Urban Gardens Strong Roots Awards on Dec. 3.
December 20, 2015
Groundwork Milwaukee recognized four innovative gardens in its first annual Milwaukee Urban Gardens Strong Roots Awards held Dec. 3, 2015. The event offered an opportunity to highlight leaders on the forefront of transforming Milwaukee’s vacant lots into vibrant community spaces.
December 10, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Groundwork Milwaukee newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
December 5, 2015
Dear Friends, You could call it serendipity, but I call it intention.
December 3, 2015
by Natalie Kane (Events and Outreach Intern)
November 6, 2015
The Fruity Nutty Five Contest is now accepting entries! Organize your community. Plan an urban orchard or food forest. Share your plan with us. Win an orchard. It's that simple!
October 19, 2015
The Food Leader Certificate Program teaches emerging food leaders to grow their own food, learn about the food system, and lead food projects in their communities. Food Leaders who complete the full program will graduate with a formal certificate.
October 2, 2015
by Gretchen Mead, Executive Director Dear Friends,
November 02, 2017 to April 28, 2018

Thursdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Buy direct from the vendor - stock up on locally made, artisan products from these great community businesses:

February 26, 2018

Join us for an evening of jubilation, celebration, and FOOD!

February 26, 2018

If you are a current Outpost Owner, please CLICK HERE for information about attending an Outpost Board meeting

February 28, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Wisconsin Integrated Resource Management Conference. Learn about solid waste and recycling trends and best practices from industry leaders and innovators. 
 

March 01, 2018

Thank you for your interest in participating in Milwaukee's first Youth Green Jobs Summit. The intent of the summit is to build capacity and share best practices of the environmental stewardship community to create consistent, equitable and inclusive programming. . . . . . . . . . .

March 02, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Wisconsin Integrated Resource Management Conference. Learn about solid waste and recycling trends and best practices from industry leaders and innovators. 
 

March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Enjoy a night of great reggae music and support our work! Featuring Selecta UPLIFTOBO. A good time for two important causes. 

Bus Routes: 60; Near 14, 15, 22, 40U

March 26, 2018

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April 30, 2018

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May 21, 2018

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June 24, 2018

Enjoy FUN activities for the whole family, try your luck playing our Spin-The-Wheel game, and all current Outpost owners will receive a gift (while supplies last)!

June 25, 2018

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July 30, 2018

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July 31, 2018

Sign up today to receive updates on the new 2018 Food Leader Certificate Program coming later in 2018. We will send you an update announcing the new 2018 dates and location.

August 27, 2018

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September 24, 2018

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October 22, 2018 to October 22, 3018

Enjoy FUN activities for the whole family, try your luck playing our Spin-The-Wheel game, and all current Outpost owners will receive a gift (while supplies last)!

October 22, 2018

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