The completion of The Commons is a dream that’s been in the works for more than a decade, and we’d love to see our community come together — while remaining safe, and socially distant — to celebrate this milestone, learn more about The Commons space and tenants, and spread a little neighborhood love. We have a special announcement to share. We hope you can join us!
Amber Ascher Environmental Stewardship Operations Manager I’m passionate about food, community, and nature. Where better to unite these interests than Walnut Way? After having worked in the corporate world for several years, my heart was drawn to neighborhood-based non-profit organizations that were making an impact in my own community. As a resident of the nearby..
2020 marks our 20th year in operation and we are celebrating by launching our Garden Gear. Although we can’t celebrate together in person, you can celebrate with us by sporting our new 20 year styles. When you make a purchase, your support goes directly to our urban agriculture programs that have been at the root of our work since our early beginnings, when residents transformed vacant lots into active gardens of fresh locally grown food, learning, and community.
Walnut Way was a recipient of a Data You Can Use Award that allowed us to gather data around housing in the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood. A research team from Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute worked with Walnut Way to collect valuable data around housing, crime, rental affordability, schools, and property values. Executive Director, Antonio Butts, will present at Data Day about the research project on Wednesday, October 21st.
Walnut Way is partnering with The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to offer an introductory solar installation training program to eligible applicants. Learn more about this solar credential pathway and career opportunities from industry experts at a Solar Info Session, Tuesday, October 20th, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm online. REGISTER NOW
2020 marks our 20th year in operation! We are celebrating in part with our Fall Garden Gear. This fundraiser was created to support Urban Agriculture, which has been in the roots of Walnut Way since we began to reclaim vacant lots for purposeful use in 2000. Our designs are inspired by the beautiful results..
Read the latest coverage of our Voter Registration efforts with partners by Milwaukee Independent
Walnut Way is working with resident leaders to establish a Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) Committee in Lindsay Heights. The NID committee will support the implementation process of forming a NID. Walnut Way is creating space and conditions required for residents to organize, establish a unified voice and drive solutions to
Walnut Way and its partners held a media event on National Voter Registration Day to spotlight their work helping communities of color and young people in Milwaukee to vote. The event took place on September 22, at Walnut Way. We were joined speakers addressing voter registration across the community.