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: https://goo.gl/r6JF2C. Questions for vendors can be directed to Angela Smith: amsmith@walnutway.org or call 414-264-2326 ext. 14.

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MMSD Honors Walnut Way with Green Luminary Award

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.

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Growing Healthy Soil Workshop Dates

In 2018 we are continuing our partnership with Sixteenth Street Community Health Center to improve soil quality and reduce lead hazards in urban gardening. Our Growing Health Soil for Healthy Communities Workshops (GHS) offer residents on the North and South side of Milwaukee to learn ways to reduce hazards from contaminants, test soil, and learn about special topics in gardening. Workshops take place at Walnut Way and other locations throughout the City of Milwaukee. We will kick-off our GHS Workshops at Walnut Way on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00AM – 12:00PM

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