Dear Friends: The Community Wealth Building Directory of Talents, Skills, Business and Side Hustles has a new edition for July 2020. Explore Lindsay Heights bakers, caterers, authors/speakers, car service providers, fine artists, property managers, herbal medicine specialists, gift basket makers and organizational/community development consultants. We have not sampled all products and services but do know..
Teen Spotlight: Teens Grow Greens interns work with Urban Agriculture Coordinator, Angela Kingsawan, twice a week in the gardens. Angela incorporates workshops into their visits to enhance their learning in the gardens. Last week, the teens learned about the medicinal properties of herbs and flowers and created a cool tea using flower petals..
The Walnut Way campus is fully active with vegetables and fruit growing and staff and interns working the fields. The Lindsay Heights community and visitors are welcome to visit us in a variety of ways: Volunteer with Us: The campus is full of fruit orchards and now the cherry trees are close to harvest time…
Since March 2020, Walnut Way has been holding space for men each week to talk about topics that support them on their journey to wellness. The program, “Real Men, Real Conversations,” is organized and facilitated by Kenneth Ginlack, a licensed therapist. The focus is to create spaces for men’s healing from trauma in a supportive..
Thanks for completing the check in survey. We aim to gather information so that we can provide programs, classes, and assistance you may need during this time. If you would like to get outside, enjoy fresh air and safely volunteer in our gardens while practicing social distancing OR rent your own free garden at Walnut..
Walnut Way gives a warm welcome to the Growing Youth Leadership (GYL) interns. GYL is an intensive agriculture and customer service internship program that takes place in Walnut Way’s reclaimed vacant lots, turned production gardens. Interns learn to grow and steward the land and bring crops to harvest with steady weeding, watering, and nourishing the..
On Friday, June 12th, we welcomed Lindsay Heights residents to our Open Gardens Event where residents were able to tour the gardens and have an opportunity to get outdoors and safely socialize after quarantine. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS TOUR Residents were able to take a self-guided tour with their families throughout the gardens. WELLNESS KITS The first 40..
The Community Wealth Building Campaign presents its first edition of the Community Wealth Building Directory of Skills, Talents, Businesses and Side Hustles. The directory represents just some of the amazing economic activity we that’s been gathered and supported in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. We hope to update it monthly and will be seeking new entries.
Dear Friends, My name is Angela Kingsawan and I have recently been welcomed into Walnut Way in the role of Urban Agriculture Coordinator. I’m excited to have the opportunity to interact with community members while doing something I’m passionate about within the city that I love. My family has called Milwaukee home for several generations..
Milwaukee Neighborhood Pushes Toward Climate Resilience, by Susan Bence, WUWM 89.7 FM, May 1, 2020. Environmental Reporter Susan Bence, WUWM 89.7 FM, Milwaukee’s NPR, visited Alice’s Garden and Walnut Way to learn about climate resiliency efforts and and environmental conservation. The story is part of the Pulitzer Center’s nationwide Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. Read the entire..