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June 2012

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Inspiring Communities to Build Sustainable Food Systems

Inspiring Communities to Build Sustainable Food Systems

Will Allen's book, The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, chronicles his decision to cash in his retirement fund for a two-acre plot a half-mile away from Milwaukee’s largest public housing project, now home to his organization, Growing Power.

Koch Natural Health

Koch Natural Health

Four years ago, the father-and-son duo, Dennis and Alex Koch, formed Koch Natural Health, in Elm Grove, where they offer a variety of healing methods and modalities designed to help people regain and maintain health.

Energy Fair Celebrates Sustainable Living

Energy Fair Celebrates Sustainable Living

The 23rd annual Energy Fair, the nation's largest and longest-running energy education event of its kind, will be held from June 15 to 17, in Custer, Wisconsin.

Tony Burroughs to Visit Milwaukee in National Tour

Tony Burroughs to Visit Milwaukee in National Tour

Bestselling author, storyteller and community-maker Tony Burroughs will share his heartfelt visions and insights of self-empowerment from 1 to 3:15 p.m., June 10, at The Atrium, in Greendale.

Energy Efficiency: The Secret to a Better Home

Energy Efficiency: The Secret to a Better Home

When it comes to home improvement, energy efficiency can make a big difference. Here’s how two Milwaukee homeowners made their homes better.

Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) Offers Energy Savings for Businesses

Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) Offers Energy Savings for Businesses

Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2), sponsored by the city of Milwaukee Office of Environmental Sustainability and the U.S. Department of Energy, is offering grants for business owners to upgrade the energy efficiency of their properties.

Tamarack Waldorf Summer Camp

Tamarack Waldorf Summer Camp

Tamarack Waldorf School, in the heart of Milwaukee’s historic East Side, is offering a three-week summer camp in July for children in K4 through eighth grade. Deadline for registration is June 8.

New Program Offers Solar for Milwaukee, by Milwaukee

New Program Offers Solar for Milwaukee, by Milwaukee

The city of Milwaukee’s solar program, Milwaukee Shines, is teaming up with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to launch a pilot solar purchase program called the Milwaukee Power Pack.

Outpost Market Café Opens at Aurora Sinai Medical Center

Outpost Market Café Opens at Aurora Sinai Medical Center

Outpost Natural Foods has opened the new Outpost Market Café in the lobby of the Aurora Sinai Medical Center, in Milwaukee.

Presentation on Integrative Medicine and Oncology

Presentation on Integrative Medicine and Oncology

Integrative Medicine at Aurora Sinai Medical Center is hosting An Evening of Community Education, Integrative Medicine and Oncology, from 6 to 7 p.m., June 7.

New Children’s Book Illustrated by Students

New Children’s Book Illustrated by Students

Author Scott Stoll has released his newest children’s book, The Cupcake Boy, illustrated by students at Amy Belle Elementary School, in Colgate, WI.

Bhakti Fest: A Weekend of Kirtan, Yoga and Conscious Living

Bhakti Fest: A Weekend of Kirtan, Yoga and Conscious Living

The Center for Spiritual Studies (CSS) announces Bhakti Fest, a festival that blends devotional chanting (kirtan), yoga and conscious living. The three-day festival will begin at 9 a.m., June 29, and run through 11 p.m., July 1, in Madison.

Treasures of Oz Celebrates the Milwaukee River and Ozaukee Wetlands

Treasures of Oz Celebrates the Milwaukee River and Ozaukee Wetlands

On June 16, the Treasures of Oz event will include celebrations at eight sites along the Milwaukee River and selected inland bogs and marshes in Ozaukee County.

Animal Doctor Hosts Fun Family and Animal Events During Jammin’ On Janesville

Animal Doctor Hosts Fun Family and Animal Events During Jammin’ On Janesville

Animal Doctor Holistic Veterinary Complex of Muskego will host fun, animal-themed events for the whole family during Jammin’ on Janesville, to be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on three Fridays: June 1, July 6 and August 3.

S.U.N Angel Workshop

S.U.N Angel Workshop

The S.U.N workshop, Working with Your Guardian Angel for Guidance and Protection, will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., June 10.

June 2012 Publisher Letter

June 2012 Publisher Letter

Welcome to our first anniversary issue! It’s been both an exciting and rewarding adventure thanks to all of you.

Yoga Society Relocates, Changes Name to Himalayan Yoga and Meditation

Yoga Society Relocates, Changes Name to Himalayan Yoga and Meditation

One of Milwaukee’s original yoga centers, the Yoga Society, has changed its name and moved to a new location, now called Himalayan Yoga and Meditation (HYM).