Tag Archives: Food

Cooking Up a Storm in the Education Gardens!

It’s been a whirlwind of cooking, planting, harvesting, meditating, weeding, playing games, catching bugs, and picking berries in the education garden this summer! We have an amazing group of kids who come to the farm every Monday and Wednesday to … Continue reading

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Gather and Create

Friends, Many of you came out to the Fruity Nutty Affair on February 22nd, to share the launching of our the campaign to create a home for Victory Garden Initiative. Victory Garden Initiative started nearly 10 years ago, in the … Continue reading

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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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Preparing for Next Year

Friends, Today it hit.  Winter is finally here and the growing season has come to an end.  Not even the spinach likes it this cold. For the next few months, our farming activities will mostly subside,  except those that prepare … Continue reading

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The Energy-Vortex

Friends, I traveled to Sedona, Arizona a couple years ago, and made it my personal quest to understand the energy vortexes that are claimed to be present there. I mosied around at the local rock shop where people were purchasing … 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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Feed The World

The seed of introduction: “Since our break with nature came with agriculture, it seems fitting that the healing of culture begins with agriculture, fitting that agriculture takes the lead.” ~Wes Jackson Sooner or later the question comes up, whether it … Continue reading

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Conscious Kitchen

“Food is our common ground, universal experience.” ~James Beard “Our everyday food choices have the capacity to change the world. Demand influences supply. So it makes sense to choose wisely, consciously. The factory farming of cattle (and other animals) is … Continue reading

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Record-breaking BLITZ 2016

by Kelly Moore Brands Community Program Manager Early mornings, late evenings, sleeping like a bear in hibernation in the in-between hours. Muscling through each day to build as many gardens as we can. Getting dirty, shoes filled with soil, dealing with … Continue reading

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