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Victory Garden Initiative Seeks Future Food Leaders

Victory Garden Initiative Seeks Future Food Leaders

In October, Victory Garden Initiative will launch the third session of its successful Food Leader Certificate program, which trains two dozen people in community organizing and leadership skills and strategies and how to grow food.

August 2014
Nature Kindergarten Program Offered at Tiny Green Trees

Nature Kindergarten Program Offered at Tiny Green Trees

Tiny Green Trees, an eco-conscious child care center located on the edge of Milwaukee’s Three Bridges Park, will host Nature Kindergarten from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning September 9.

August 2014
Lower Your Carbon Footprint During Power Down Week

Lower Your Carbon Footprint During Power Down Week

Transition Milwaukee will host the fifth annual Power Down Week from July 6 to 13 with a series of events and gatherings throughout the city designed to build community and reduce energy usage.

July 2014
More Eco-Friendly Fashions Available in Milwaukee

More Eco-Friendly Fashions Available in Milwaukee

Flagship, a Milwaukee fashion retailer, has added an eco-friendly line to the store’s curated collection of designer and contemporary brands of women’s apparel, accessories and handbags.

July 2014
Diverse Speaker Lineup for 25th Anniversary Energy Fair

Diverse Speaker Lineup for 25th Anniversary Energy Fair

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) will feature a diverse and dynamic lineup of speakers for its 25th Anniversary Energy Fair from June 20 through 22 at the Renew The Earth Institute, in Custer, Wisconsin.

June 2014
Milwaukee Selected for My City Bikes Project

Milwaukee Selected for My City Bikes Project

My City Bikes, a public health initiative that encourages cycling through mobile applications for Apple, Android and Windows devices, launched its Milwaukee campaign in May.

June 2014
Green Team Rolls Out Mobile Agricultural Division

Green Team Rolls Out Mobile Agricultural Division

The Green Team, a sustainably focused landscaping company, is collaborating with Smart Gardener Backyard to launch a full-service mobile agricultural division.

May 2014
Dominion Properties Builds Green Apartments

Dominion Properties Builds Green Apartments

Construction is underway on an environmentally friendly living space, Sage on Jackson, which will be certified according to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.

May 2014
Sustainability Graduate Program at Edgewood College

Sustainability Graduate Program at Edgewood College

Edgewood College, in Madison, announces its new Master of Arts degree program in Sustainability Leadership, saying that it is the first of its kind in the United States.

May 2014
VGI Sixth Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI Sixth Annual Victory Garden Blitz

The volunteers of Victory Garden Initiative, a nonprofit promoting a sustainable and socially just food system, will construct 500 raised-bed gardens throughout Milwaukee during its Victory Garden Blitz, from May 10 through 24.

May 2014
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