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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
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
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
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
Growing Power

Growing Power

Will Allen recently shared some insights about his hopeful vision for his company, Growing Power, Inc., and the nation’s food system with Natural Awakenings.

March 2012
The Wholeness of Timeless Building Design

The Wholeness of Timeless Building Design

The human-enhancing paradigm in architecture is embraced locally by The Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc. (TKWA), a planning and design firm that specializes in sustainable design and historic preservation.

March 2012
Purple Cow Organics

Purple Cow Organics

Through its organics conversion service, Purple Cow Organics annually processes and diverts 50,000 tons of material from Milwaukee area landfills.

January 2012
Personal Care Products That Mother Nature Would Applaud

Personal Care Products That Mother Nature Would Applaud

Trillium products are made by hand, contain no preservatives, and are not made from ingredients that enhance the performance of the product to the detriment of the skin and body.

December 2011