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..
Treat yourself and your loved ones this holiday season with Walnut Way’s special blends of canned preserves made from fresh, chemical-free ingredients grown our gardens. Our preserves are crafted with care by our Growing Youth Leadership interns and Public Allies members.
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..
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…
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..
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..
The 2019 growing season has begun. Thanks to our hoophouse and hydroponic systems, we can grow many crops year round. This week we will sell turnips, kale, and lettuce at the market. Visit us at Fondy Park and Market each Saturday where Walnut Way’s Growing Youth Leadership interns will sell produce and canned goods.
In the News: Shepherd Express takes an in-depth look at Walnut Way and revitalization in Lindsay Heights
Urban Agriculture Revitalizes a Neighborhood
How Walnut Way Sowed Dreams and Harvested a Community
By Mary Sussman, Shepherd Express August 21, 2018
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.