Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: *COMMUNITY* and Feature and MILW

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Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

The Milwaukee Community Sailing Center (MCSC) was started by a group of local sailors who sought to form a community organization that would make sailing accessible to all Milwaukeans.

August 2013
Building a More Resilient Milwaukee

Building a More Resilient Milwaukee

Since 2007, organizations such as the Center for Resilient Cities (CRC), Milwaukee Food Council (MFC), SeedFolks Youth Ministry, Alice’s Garden and Walnut Way Conservation Corp. have been among the dozens working with Milwaukee residents to create a healthy food system that is economically vibrant, socially just and environmentally sustainable.

March 2013
Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative, founded by Gretchen Mead, is a nonprofit dedicated to empowering communities to grow food and reawaken the relationship between human and food ecology.

March 2013
Sowing Seeds of Health, Hope and Humanity

Sowing Seeds of Health, Hope and Humanity

The founder of Navdanya, a seed freedom movement in India to promote native seeds, Vandana Shiva is a formidable opponent in the global battle over genetically modified seed.

November 2012
Shaping Sustainability

Shaping Sustainability

Thanks to visionary business owners who anticipated solid green opportunities on the horizon, as well as innovative colleges with a pioneering training curriculum, such as Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and its Center for Energy Conservation and Advanced Manufacturing (ECAM), sustainable business can anticipate a more positive lending experience and brighter future.

October 2012
Kinkoona Farm

Kinkoona Farm

To Suellen Thomson-Link and her three children Syon, Acaya and Sundara, stewards of Kinkoona Farm's 35 acres, nature and nurture are interchangeable words.

September 2012
Learning to Value Nature

Learning to Value Nature

Ken Leinbach had one thing on his mind during the mid-1990s when he took the helm as executive director of the Urban Ecology Center, located in a doublewide trailer in a crime-ridden, 15-acre city park full of litter and invasive plants.

July 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
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
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