Tag Archives: garden

Letter from the Director: Winter Is Coming

No, I’m not making a Game of Thrones reference, though I did think it might get your attention. In a recent conversation with a friend, I was reminded how many people move towards happiness during the summer season. “It’s about … 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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Getting ‘Real’ With Food

By Heidi Jeter Freelance Writer “Real food” is all the rage these days, and I will admit to jumping on the bandwagon a few months ago. I’d already been following the 100 Days of Real Food blog for more than … Continue reading

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February Newsletter: Seeds of Change

by Gretchen Mead Executive Director Like perhaps a thousand people in the Dubuque, Iowa, area in the 80s, my dad worked for the Dubuque Meat Packing Company. His job afforded us a comfortable, lower-middle class lifestyle and a stay-at-home mom … Continue reading

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A Return to the Garden

By Heidi Jeter VGI Volunteer After meeting VGI’s founder, Gretchen Mead, at a local event last fall, I had to be part of this organization. I’m returning to life as a gardener after an eight-year hiatus and I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Welcome to VGI’s New Blog!

Hello there! We’re glad you stumbled upon our blog. Feel free to stay as long as you’d like and if you’d like to get involved, do not hesitate! Who are we anyway? Victory Garden Initiative is a grassroots non-profit organization … Continue reading

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