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The Victory Garden Initiative Blitz Accepting Applications

The Victory Garden Initiative Blitz Accepting Applications

The Victory Garden Initiative (VGI) Blitz, the largest annual garden-building event in the nation, will take place from May 9 to 23.

April 2015
Summer Farm Camps Teach Children Sustainable Life Skills

Summer Farm Camps Teach Children Sustainable Life Skills

FarmWise Education, a learning program for youth that applies principles of Waldorf education with tasks such as animal care and growing produce, is accepting kids for their summer camp program.

April 2015
Wellness, Body, Mind & Spirit Expo

Wellness, Body, Mind & Spirit Expo

The Wellness, Body, Mind & Spirit Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 19, at Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore.

April 2015
Individuals and Groups Can Take Nature Challenge

Individuals and Groups Can Take Nature Challenge

During June, the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA) is proposing that Wisconsinites spend 30 minutes in nature for 30 consecutive days as part of their second annual 30x30 Nature Challenge.

April 2015
The Green Team Expands

The Green Team Expands

After a year of strong growth in 2014, The Green Team, a sustainable landscaping company that offers 100 percent organic turf fertilization and weed control in Milwaukee, has added Matt Astbury, the company’s business manager, as a partner. The Green Team has also acquired neighboring Earthcare Natural Lawn and Landscape, along with its building space, which will be available for lease June 1 to an eco-friendly business.

February 2015
New Green Apartment Building Now Leasing

New Green Apartment Building Now Leasing

Dominion Properties has completed Sage on Jackson, located at 1509 North Jackson Street, in Milwaukee.

November 2014
Free Farm Festival at Wellspring

Free Farm Festival at Wellspring

In keeping with its annual tradition of celebrating all things local, organic and sustainable, Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm will host Agri-CULTURE Fest, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., October 12.

October 2014
Upcoming Exhibit Promotes Urban Wood Industry Mission

Upcoming Exhibit Promotes Urban Wood Industry Mission

Urban Wood Encounter, a furniture exhibit showcasing works made from fallen city trees, will open with a reception at the Lynden Sculpture Garden on November 9 and run through January 25, 2015.

October 2014
John Daugherty Joins the SunVest Solar Team

John Daugherty Joins the SunVest Solar Team

Glendale native John Daugherty is the new midwest project developer for SunVest Solar, a Pewaukee-based company dedicated to advancing America’s energy independence.

September 2014
Sustainable Water Management Progress Unveiled in New Report

Sustainable Water Management Progress Unveiled in New Report

In June, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett released the Sustainable Municipal Water Management Public Evaluation Report, the first annual report charting progress in regional water management.

August 2014
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