Tag Archives: Food

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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Holiday Gift Giving Guide: VGI Partner Edition

by Natalie Kane Events and Outreach Intern Victory Garden Initiative is so grateful for the businesses in our community that find delicious and special ways to collaborate with us. Together, we are creating a food system that feeds us all well. … Continue reading

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide

by Natalie Kane Events and Outreach Intern The holiday season is the perfect time of year to show those around us how thankful we are for them. The trouble? How to give a meaningful gift that friends and family will … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage

by Gretchen Mead Executive Director Dear Friends, Once or twice per month I receive an email from someone whose soul is on fire. S/he is burning on the inside—flipping through seed catalogues, Netflixing food documentaries in rapid succession, locating every … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Grow food, grow life.

by Angela Steinkamp Gratitude Committee & General Awesome Volunteer Angela volunteered for the 2015 Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ and many BLITZes before. She wrote about her experience for the Brilliance Business Solutions blog, and you can see the original … Continue reading

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