Photo Credit: Grace Connaster

In the Media: 18th Annual Harvest Day and Caring Neighbors Mural Restoration

Harvest Day has wrapped up but we’re still in celebration because the Caring Neighbors Make Good Communities mural is fully restored and lighting up the alleyway next to Walnut Way. The mural gained a lot of attention at Harvest Day and youth, artists, and ArtWorks Executive Director, Terry Murphy, were present to unveil the hard work they did to restore the mural this summer. Read all about it in the latest article by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Grace Connaster. Click here to read the article.

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Volunteer with Us

We are looking for a handful of heroes to help in the gardens. Join us on Saturdays from 7am-12pm at the Walnut Way Center to support urban agriculture activities. Activities will mostly focus on supporting gardening, harvesting and produce handling including washing, weighing, weeding, watering, and digging! Some knife handling and cutting produce may be involved.

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Addressing Lead in Your Gardens at the Final GHS Workshop

Growing Healthy Soil Workshops are coming to an end. Take part in the last workshop and learn important tips for being safe from contaminants in your garden.  

City of Milwaukee ECO Office will make a special presentation.
Learn about lead in the environment and its effects on people.
Learn important tips for safely gardening in your garden.
Learn how the project has been improving contaminated garden soils over.
Learn how to collect a soil sample and send it to the City Health Department for analysis. 

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Launching Lindsay Heights Block Captain Initiative

Walnut Way is leading a neighborhood-wide initiative to recruit and support a Lindsay Heights Block Captain network. The first Block Captain Meeting will take place at Walnut Way on Saturday, July 28th with brunch from 10:00am to 11:30am with Executive Director, Antonio Butts. Lindsay Heights residents are invited to attend the first gathering and talk about the opportunities they have as block captains. 

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Harvest Day: Calling All Vendors

It’s almost time for Harvest Day, our annual community gathering celebrating the end of a productive season and preparation for a new year. Harvest Day is welcomes hundreds of visitors each year along with elected officials and the media. The festival highlights our neighborhood’s spirit of abundance with locally-grown food, entertainment, and resource sharing.  If you are interested in becoming a vendor this year, please complete the Vendor Application form at: Questions for vendors can be directed to Angela Smith: or call 414-264-2326 ext. 14.

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