Urban Gardening

Urban agriculture continues to boom in its many forms in Milwaukee as witnessed by the growing number of community, backyard and commercial gardens in the city. How can you get involved? Read more

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Kids Grow Greens is a 10-week mentorship program in which the Teens Grow Greens youth teach Benjamin Franklin Elementary School students how to grow food, character and community. Read more


Kathy Papineau opened MKEKitchen in 2013 to teach people how to prepare healthy food and to support local food entrepreneurs by renting her 1,100-square-foot kitchen at an affordable rate Read more


On the corner of East Concordia Avenue and Palmer Street, fertile plots with fruits, vegetables and flowers create the 1.5-acre Concordia Gardens, a serene community Read more


By day Michael Martin is senior community planning and development representative with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, but he moonlights as Read more

Off the Cuff

The locally organized and controlled nonprofit Groundwork Milwaukee (GWM), part of the national organization Groundwork USA, works to develop community-based partnerships in the greater Read more