Many local food pantries have been seeing a steady stream of people looking for food. Oftentimes these individuals are not only hungry, but are facing other challenges related to poverty, such as being uninsured. When you have no health insurance and no money, you will likely go without health care, even when you really need […]
Archive | March 2008
Thin tubes of glass jut up like bamboo and twist around each other; they’re peppered with colors that could easily make their home in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. They’re like candy canes for the eyes.
“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.” -Aldo Leopold
Jon Bales is founder of a new Milwaukee organization, the Urban Aquaculture Center, dedicated to demonstrating how urban fish production can become a sustainable foodproducing industry. Milwaukee has an unprecedented opportunity to remove itself from its rustbelt city image and move in a purposeful direction using a new set of tools. It can do this […]
“I feel that there is a lack of vision in the Sixth District.” Milele Coggs is confident as she prepares to square off against incumbent Mike McGee, Jr. in the April 1 election.