Results tagged with 'farming'
Published Nov. 6, 2015
Bjorn Nasett is one of Milwaukee's most forward-thinking fashionistas. He works at Beauty Salon, as a consultant for Goodwill Industries, runs his own business called Fashion Farm Boy and returns to the stage tonight to perform in "Courage," a benefit for LGBTQ homeless youth.
Published June 1, 2015
If farming had professional athletes, Dela Ends of Scotch Hill Farm would be an all-star. Her certified organic, family-run farm located in Broadhead, Wis. has provided nourishment through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) to Milwaukee and neighboring cities since 1994.
Published Dec. 7, 2013
During a recent visit to the Hunger Task Force, we spoke with executive director Sherrie Tussler about homelessness, hunger, volunteerism, children, advocacy and dignity. We also talked about bizarre-to-us British canned goods and agreed that Twinkies are not food.
Published Oct. 26, 2012
There's no denying it, I'm a city boy through and through. Yet when the offer to ride along in a combine, harvesting soybeans arrived in my inbox, I couldn't reply fast enough. A mere 75 minutes from my desk and I was sitting in the jump seat of a John Deere 9500 - at about $250,000, by far the most expensive wheeled vehicle I've ever taken a ride in - on Jeff Gaska's farm near Columbus.
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.
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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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