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METAMORPHOSIS What will urban agriculture in Milwaukee look like without Growing Power? When Will Allen announced his retirement in November, 2017, one could almost feel the foundations of the urban agriculture movement do a little seismic shuffle. A potful of micro- greens teetered and fell off a shelf. Worm castings sifted through a screen of […]

Posted inColumns, Neighbor Spotlight

July 2016 Neighbor Spotlight

    Neighbor Spotlight: Nellie Vance: Volunteer/activist/communicator plants seeds of positive change in Riverwest story by Peggy Schulz  photo by Alice Waraxa When Nellie Vance first came to Milwaukee 10 years ago to attend UWM, she lived on the outskirts of Riverwest. But, as she got to know the neighborhood—and the neighbors—better, she physically moved […]