Members of the Lindsay Heights neighborhood have created a cookbook that provides healthy African-American-inspired recipes. The book’s purpose is to help a community at high risk for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure make better food choices.
FacebookTwitteremailNovember 21, 2011 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm North Division High School Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is applying for U.S. EPA Brownfield’s cleanup grant to assist in the remediation of 1609 N. 16th St. This is the site for the Innovations & Wellness Commons. A copy of this grant proposal is available for public review […]
FacebookTwitteremail Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is offering up to 15 fruit trees to property owners in the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood this November. Fruit trees are free and are available on a first come, first serve basis. The fruit trees being offered are compact varieties that are hardy and disease-resistant. Fruit trees need a spot will […]
A new training program in urban medicine offered by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health sent a medical student to the Bread of Healing Clinic in Lindsay Heights and another to the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center in Clarke Square last year. Now the two students have chosen to complete their three-year residencies in Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods.
A small group of skilled craftsmen in Lindsay Heights is restoring foreclosed and abandoned houses while employing out-of-work tradesmen. The Craftsmen Restoration Guild, conceived by Walnut Way Conservation Corp., aims to improve the community by bringing houses up to code and increasing curb appeal.
Organic food grown in Alice’s Garden has hit the shelves of two corner stores in Lindsay Heights. While customers initially have had mixed reactions to the produce, advocates emphasize that the initiative is one important step in developing a healthy mindset in the community.