Results tagged with 'farming'
Published June 21, 2011
For 80 years, The Fondy Market has offered fresh food to people living on Milwaukee's North Side - and beyond - from local organic and traditional farms. This spring, the market started The Fondy Farm, offering low-income farmers an affordable lease.
Published Sept. 11, 2009
Housed in Bay View's hidden Hide House, owners Josh Fraundorf, Steve Lindner and James Godsil transformed warehouse space into three (eventually to be four) operating fish troughs or raceways.
Published March 3, 2009
Simply put, the CSA system connects local farmers with local consumers who become members or shareholders of the CSA by financing the farm's whole seasonal budget, including seeds, tools, maintenance and land payments. In return, they get weekly or monthly baskets of fresh, organic produce, fruits, flowers, herbs, eggs, milk -- anything the farm can produce.
Published Jan. 24, 2009
Not wanting your produce or ingredients scoured in chemical-laden pesticides in obvious. And the eco-reasons for supporting organics are many. But my question is, can you taste the difference between organic food and non-organic food?
Published Aug. 24, 2008
Sister Janet Weyker and several other sisters of the Racine Dominican order to founded the Eco-Justice Center, a 15-acre learning center, farm and homestead located in Racine County.
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I am relatively new to Milwaukee and am always thrilled each time a friend or co-worker initiates me into a long-standing area tradition or introduces me to someone "you must know!" to be a legitimate Milwaukeean. Yesterday, I was granted the phenomenal opportunity to meet Will Allen, f...
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