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..
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 goal is to train and provide job placement in the food industry, whatever your interest, from managerial, cooking, to custodial services. 9-week program Begins March..
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..
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.