This year our annual street festival, Harvest Day, will celebrate a unified Lindsay Heights with live music, performers, local food, retail vendors, and activities. Help design a t-shirt representing Lindsay Heights PRIDE and UNITY for Harvest Day 2018.
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.
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: https://goo.gl/r6JF2C. Questions for vendors can be directed to Angela Smith: email@example.com or call 414-264-2326 ext. 14.
Walnut Way uses green infrastructure projects to continue our vision of an environmentally sustainable community with an emphasis on environmental and economic justice. We are honored to be recognized by Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) with the Green Luminary Award, for our unique work connecting workforce development and green infrastructure. We demonstrate projects in clean energy and green infrastructure, train and employ community residents through our Blue Skies Landscaping Program in the installation and maintenance, spark neighbor-to-neighbor conversations and educational opportunities on the importance of the projects, and knit the new developments with existing green assets to form a cohesive sustainability pathway that is based on neighborhood strengths and interests.
Join us for a free informational session for business owners and entrepreneurs for the Pop Up MKE program! Learn about benefits, small business mini-grants, and requirements for participating in the program.
We have compiled a list of helpful phone numbers and contacts to help neighbors get the resources they need. Do you know a number that should be added to the list? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive Director, Antonio Butts, discusses his approach to his work at Walnut Way in the latest story by JACKSON DUFAULT, CONOR STANLEY, KHALEEQ SATTAAR EL, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
Walnut Way is hiring a limited term position to supervise our Growing Youth Leadership Program (GYL). GYL is Walnut Way’s signature summer teen internship program that engages Lindsay Heights teens in intensive urban agriculture education, leadership development, and job training.
Spring is almost here! Nature is waking up and plants are sprouting, many with endless health promoting benefits. Come learn about urban pharmacy growing right outside your front door. Do you or your loved ones suffer from chronic pain or illness? Locally grown plants may be just what you need to take your health and wellness to the next level.
Walnut Way is seeking a part-time custodian to help make our properties shine! Review the complete position description and details on how to apply at: