Aton Fox Environmental Stewardship Program Assistant I was born here in Milwaukee, and I’m from the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood. My family renovated and moved into a house on 16th Street, and it really helped me to ground myself in the neighborhood. Eventually, this tied me into Walnut Way, through the Growing Youth Leadership program. I..
Jeremy Davis Environmental Specialist I am a grower and lover of the outdoors. I love the challenge of hard work and the uniqueness of each workday. I enjoy watching the development of our team and the transformation of spaces in our neighborhood and all over Milwaukee Joined Walnut Way in 2010
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..
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…
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..
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..
The Environmental Stewardship Department is Walnut Way’s largest department, consisting of several important programs including: Blue Skies Landscaping, Growing Youth Leadership, and Campus Production & Sales. We are seeking to fill two administrative roles in the department and several Blue Skies Landscaping members for a robust 2020 season. Environmental Department Administrative Positions: Environmental Stewardship Operations..
Dear Friends, Happy new year! Thanks to support from you, our year end appeal has so far raised $9,650. Your generosity is already making an impact. Our environmental team is gearing up for a robust 2020 by taking new courses and trainings! Blue Skies Landscaping (BSL) team members are hitting the books at MATC in..