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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.

June 2012
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.

June 2012
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.

June 2012
CORE/El Centro

CORE/El Centro

This grassroots organization is returning the world to its natural state of health and wholeness—one individual, one family and one community at a time.

May 2012
GreenSquare Center for the Healing Arts

GreenSquare Center for the Healing Arts

GreenSquare Center for the Healing Arts, located on a modern, two-building campus in the heart of Glendale, draws together leading specialists in the integrative healing arts.

May 2012
The Horticratic Oath

The Horticratic Oath

The ancient Hippocratic Oath begins, “First, do no harm…” Perhaps a “Horticratic Oath” is an equally important promise, addressing the foundation of life on earth.

April 2012
Labyrinth Garden Earth Sculpture

Labyrinth Garden Earth Sculpture

After gathering a few grants to get started, plus permission from the city to build in a public park and a core of dedicated volunteers, the Labyrinth Garden Earth Sculpture became a reality.

April 2012
Creating Habitats and Saving Pollinators

Creating Habitats and Saving Pollinators

As the owner of LaceWing Gardening, Design and Consulting Services, Diane Olson-Schmidt shares her knowledge and love of the landscape with clients throughout the Milwaukee area—using sustainable landscape practices every step of the way.

April 2012
Energy-Efficient Lighting

Energy-Efficient Lighting

Energy-efficient lighting is a fast, easy and low-cost way to save energy.

April 2012
Milwaukee, Powered by Solar and People

Milwaukee, Powered by Solar and People

In 1990, when a small group of thoughtful and committed citizens from Central Wisconsin initially assembled to plan their first Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair, there were several confident optimists in the group who believed in an imminent future powered by renewable energy.

April 2012
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