The Capitol Heights Summer Youth Program will continue next year thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.
CVS Caremark pharmacies went tobacco-free in their stores last week—a full month ahead of their originally planned October 1st implementation date. This is great news for all of us in Milwaukee! Even better, they just announced their refusal to carry any e-cigarettes, which are unregulated and can still create addiction-like changes in the brain. On […]
Urban agriculture is thriving in Milwaukee County as vacant lots are transformed into gardens and the University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX) provides 72 acres of rental plots to eager urban farmers and community gardeners, providing fresh food for themselves, farmers’ markets, grocers and local restaurants. UWEX Urban Agriculture focus dates back to the early 1970s […]