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Rest Assured Milwaukee, We Are Growing

Hello Friends, Many of you heard the news that after decades of painting a powerful vision of a sustainable, community-based food system, Growing Power has closed its doors leaving behind an incredible legacy and several projects around town that will … Continue reading

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A Full Circle

During this year’s Victory Garden Initiative BLITZ, many garden stories touched our hearts. This particular story emboldens the importance of why we do what we do and reminds us of the power of people coming together, transcending all borders, to … Continue reading

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A Path To The Future

Dear Friend, There is a Buddhist quote that lives in my mind, and pops forth every once in awhile at just the right moments: “If you are facing the right direction, all you need to do is keep on walking.” … Continue reading

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Keep it simple — what’s in your meal?

The seed of introduction: “The interesting thing I learned was that if you’re really concerned about your health, the best decisions for your health turn out to be the best decisions for the farm and the best decisions for the … Continue reading

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Start Them Young!

By Roxanne Hanna With the conclusion of the intern program mid-August, we have been hosting more field trips lately. Even though we are more limited in the amount of depth we can get into (because we only have one day … Continue reading

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VGI Food Leader Interviews: Tammy Koz

by Mason Jarecki-Nimmo Awesome Volunteer Personally, I am very curious to learn more about the Food Leader Certificate Program, and what a better way than to interview the program alumni? What are they doing now, how did they hear about … Continue reading

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