Urban Agriculture


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The increasing popularity in the Milwaukee area of urban wood for building material is a homegrown success story. Read more

News Features

Urban agriculture has been at the heart of what Walnut Way and Lindsay Heights have accomplished during the past 20 years. Read more

News Features

Few Milwaukeeans have attracted as much press in recent years as Will Allen. The charismatic local leader of the urban farming movement, Allen has received national media attention for his Read more

Dining Preview

Alice’s Garden is a community garden and urban farm, located at Johnsons Park (N. 21st Street at Garfield and Fond du Lac Avenue). Lutheran lay minister and executive director of the garden, Venice Williams (pronounced Venus) is a “cultura... Read more

Off the Cuff

Bay View’s Sweet Water Organics, a leader in urbanagriculture, will be expanding to house anexperimental art/cultural space directly inside the facility that already growshydroponic crops. By naming thecultural undertaking ReciproCITY, Sweet W.. Read more

Visual Arts

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE\'s near-weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we speculate about the <a href=\"/blog-8527-attendance-hasnt-been-great-at-the-bmo-harris-p.. Read more

On Music

Although 1974’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is now considered one of the most gruesome horror movies of all time, director Tobe Hopper had actually hoped to secure a PG rating for his film. He even deliberately cut back on the explicit gore... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Least Competent Criminals  (1) In December, Jessica Cohen, 20, went to the Hamilton County (Ohio) Public Defender's ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird Read more

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