Jake’s Deli, a Lindsay Heights institution, opened its second location after 57 years on Milwaukee’s north side.
The community group Team Dun Did Dat bought food and prepared a free home-cooked dinner for residents in its North Side neighborhood recently. The group of moms is addressing their neighbors’ needs throughout the year.
About 70 people who live, work or serve in Lindsay Heights attended a Report to Community event focused on increasing residents’ engagement.
Walnut Way, Alice’s Garden and Fondy Food Center played an important role in Milwaukee’s selection as a finalist in the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge, a national competition to generate new ideas for addressing challenges facing cities.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. celebrated its 12th annual Harvest Day Festival with a parade, music, face painting and more.
Five Little Free Libraries are being installed in Lindsay Heights with the goal of fostering literacy and creating community.
After one full year as a merged school, Hopkins Lloyd Community School is showing promise, but has yet to prove itself academically.
African American teens participating in a new training program for young farmers will be selling produce at the Fondy Farmers Market each Saturday through Nov. 17. “Growing Food, Growing Jobs,” is a partnership of Fondy Food Center, Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension Youth Development Program, and Alice’s Garden.
Under sunny skies this past Saturday, 26 supporters and staff of Milwaukee-based Fondy Food Center gathered to plant and dedicate a new fruit orchard at Fondy’s 80-acre Port Washington farm. The fruit orchard – which consisted of 41 fruit trees (apple, pear, plum, apricot, and cherry) – was won on July 3, 2012 in a on-line, nationwide competition sponsored by Edy’s Fruit Bars Communities Take Root Program in collaboration with the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF).
The Fondy Farmers Market recently held its annual Haymarket Days, marking 95 years of selling locally grown produce in central Milwaukee. Longtime customers shared memories of the Center Street Haymarket.