It’s Garden-Building Time

It’s Garden-Building Time

The nation’s largest garden-building event is almost here, and it’s not too late to order a raised garden bed for your backyard or school. Between May 13 and 27, the Great Milwaukee Victory Garden Blitz will take place in Milwaukee and surrounding areas. Each year, more than 300 Victory Garden Initiative volunteers deliver and build raised garden beds in backyards, schoolyards, community centers, and places of worship.

VGI builds hundreds of gardens in the Milwaukee area.

Here’s how it works.

Order a bed.
Pay for the bed.
Volunteers call …

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Families That Dine Together, Recover Together

Families That Dine Together, Recover Together

This week, a small group of Slow Food WiSE members gathered at Meta House in Milwaukee to serve 50 women and their families a home-cooked dinner. Meta House, a residential treatment program for women struggling with addiction, embraces a holistic approach to recovery that includes a 15-week Celebrating Families (CF) program in which the women share a weekly meal together.

The goal of CF is to create a structured setting where families can unite, engage in conversation with each other, and learn about the importance of …

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