Walnut Way gathered on December 9, 2020 to celebrate the Wellness Commons Ribbon Cutting. Check out the latest media coverage from the event. BizTimes, by Lauren Anderson READ STORY Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, by Matt Martinez READ STORY Urban Milwaukee, by Jeramey Jannene READ STORY CBS News WATCH VIDEO Fox6Now READ STORY In case you..
Treat yourself and your loved ones this holiday season with Walnut Way’s special blends of canned preserves made from fresh, chemical-free ingredients grown our gardens. Our preserves are crafted with care by our Growing Youth Leadership interns and Public Allies members.
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. Whether it’s in our city, state, nation, or around the world — people use this day to kick off the giving season by inspiring others to collaborate, show up, and give back to the issues and communities we care about the most.
In a “normal” year, you’d see a fair amount of Giving Tuesday emails in your inbox. However, COVID-19 and its effects on nonprofit revenues and operations means many more organizations in Milwaukee and beyond need financial support. Still, we write today asking you to consider making Walnut Way a part of your end-of-year giving. We need your support now more than ever.
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 Coordinator 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..