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..
A Sweet Letter from the Gardens: Meet Angela, Urban Agriculture Coordinator
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..
Neighbor Night: Food Industry Job Training
We are excited to welcome our partner MCFI to Walnut Way’s next Neighbor Night to share a valuable job training opportunity with you. About the Program: MCFI’s Food Industry Job Training Program’s..
We’re hiring: Environmental Department is expanding!
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..
Letter from Director: Year end giving is making an impact
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..
Meet Ed, Green Ambassador
From knocking on doors to reporting potholes, Green Ambassadors are residents of Lindsay Heights that advocate for neighborhood improvements and safety. Funded by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Walnut Way hired two ambassadors to pilot the program.
National Partnership for Resilient Cities Renewed
The 2019 Partnership for Resilient Cities planning grant will allow Walnut Way to engage Northside Milwaukee residents in the planning and design of at least two community-embedded street and stormwater runoff diversion projects that will mitigate urban flooding in Milwaukee’s combined sewer system. The project sites will represent an estimated total of five acres that are presently paved or water impermeable.
Blue Skies Landscaping Wins Prestigious MANDI Award!
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..
Pop Up MKE Informational Session to be Held at The Commons
Join us for a free informational session for business owners and entrepreneurs for the Pop Up MKE program! Learn about benefits, small business mini-grants, and requirements for participating in the program.
Now Hiring a Summer Supervisor for Growing Youth Leadership
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.