For 80 years, Michelle Brice’s family has owned, lived and spread love in their home located in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. It was Brice’s great-grandmother Harriet Dorsey’s courage that led to her impacting not only that neighborhood but the City of Milwaukee. Dorsey moved from Cincinnati, OH to a Milwaukee neighborhood, making her the first..
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..
Walnut Way is working with resident leaders to establish a Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) Committee in Lindsay Heights. The NID committee will support the implementation process of forming a NID. Walnut Way is creating space and conditions required for residents to organize, establish a unified voice and drive solutions to
For Immediate Release: MILWAUKEE, WI (October 25, 2019) – Data You Can Use and Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute announced at Milwaukee Data Day on Tuesday, October 22nd, that Walnut Way Conservation Corporation is the winner of the Data Dream contest. The award will provide $5,000 in data services to gather data around housing challenges..
HARVEST DAY 2019 CELEBRATES THE ART OF COMMUNITY 19th Annual Festival, Saturday, September 14th, 12Noon – 4pm at Fondy Park 2200 W. Fond du Lac Avenue We have a full line up in store for the community. Don’t miss the fresh food, retail, and arts vendors. A full line up of kids activities will be available..
Walnut Way Co-founders to celebrate groundbreaking event for Lindsay Heights redevelopment project. By Bobby Tanzilo, Milwaukee Magazine, May 22, 2019 READ STORY
In the Media: Eyes on Milwaukee, Tour Milwaukee’s Eco Neighborhood, by Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee
READ THE STORY EYES ON MILWAUKEE: Tour Milwaukee’s Eco Neighborhood, by Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee About the Project: Walnut Way is showcasing its environmental stewardship initiatives through civic engagement in a unique environmental tour, which is part of a larger Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Eco Tour map and signage initiative. Walnut Way worked with the Milwaukee..
Milwaukee’s First Eco Neighborhood by Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee Lindsay Heights Honored as Milwaukee’s first Eco Neighborhood Designation by Milwaukee Independent Milwaukee, nonprofit leaders celebrate environmentally friendly neighborhood by Emily Thorton, CBS58 More about Blue Skies recent Green Infrastructure Projects and Latest Wins: Blue Skies Landscaping Green Infrastructure Project Summary Blue Skies recent interview with..
LISC Milwaukee (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) honored Blue Skies Landscaping on Thursday, April 11th at their annual Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) award ceremony at Potawatomi Bingo and Casino. Walnut Way’s workforce development and environmental program, Blue Skies Landscaping was given the prestigious Chase Economic Development Award that honors business and economic development…