Kilbourn Garden Build
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Kilbourn Garden Build

  • Kilbourn Garden

join us from 9:00-4:00out at Kilbourn Garden for a Garden Build! We will be fixing up and rebuilding damaged beds, as well as building a few new ones. (If weather does not permit May 6th is the back-up day)

Planting Seeds Screening
Apr
15
1:00 pm13:00

Planting Seeds Screening

  • Outpost Natural Foods

FREE SCREENING of "Planting Seeds" - a documentary short about our Young Farmers Program. The short was recently screened at the WI film festival and has been submitted to the Milwaukee Film festival as well!

 

 

SEE THE TRAILER HERE

 

Young Farmers Program teaches elementary and middle school youth small business skills through urban agriculture entrepreneurship - while fostering summer time literacy and healthy lifestyles.

Apr
15
11:00 am11:00

Neighborhood Clean-up

  • Scooter's Garden

Come join us from 11:00-2:00, Saturday, April 15th  for a neighborhood clean up. We will start at Scooters Garden which is located on 2462 N Buffum St. and walk down to Riverwest Garden School which is located on the corner of Bremen and Clark. You can also learn about all the exciting things to come from Riverwest Garden School. 

*If you have gloves and rakes please bring them with you.
 

"Planting Seeds" - Young Farmers' Farmumentary Screening:
Mar
10
7:00 pm19:00

"Planting Seeds" - Young Farmers' Farmumentary Screening:

  • Urban Harvest Brewery

"Planting Seeds" - Young Farmers' Farmumentary Screening:

Join Groundwork MKE for the FREE premier of Planting Seeds – a FARMumentary (documentary-short) about our Young Farmers during the 2016 growing season.

The screening will be held at Urban Harvest Brewery Friday March 10th from 7-8 including Q&A following the film with program manager – Nick DeMarsh and film maker – John Flaig. Stay after for conversations with fellow urban agriculture enthusiasts from 8-9 and to enjoy the wonderful new brews created by Urban Harvest. 

RSVP HERE TO RESERVE A SEAT

*All are welcome! If you would like to reserve a seat please RSVP at the above link and arrive by 6:45pm. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis. Standing room available.

SEE THE TRAILER HERE

Feb
4
10:00 am10:00

Groundhogs Day Garden Leader Symposium

  • Urban Ecology Center

Attend the 2017 Garden Leader Symposium. Learn how to start a community garden, apply for Community Improvement Plan (CIP) grants, the unveiling of GroundworkMKE 2017 schedule of events and workshops, hear community speakers, apply for garden and hydrant permits and much more!

The event will be held Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at the Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center - 3700 W. Pierce St. Milwaukee WI 53215

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - North Side Tour
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - North Side Tour

GWM's annual Garden Crawl takes participants on an interactive tour of resident-led community gardens located within the City of Milwaukee. At each stop, garden leaders host a short tour that includes a brief history of the space and provide tasty food samples fresh from the garden. 

This year, the event will take place during Doors Open on Saturday, September 17th and will include two separate tours. The north side tour will take place from 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Tickets are $20 and will be available beginning September 1st at 9:00am on Doors Open Milwaukee's website. With a capacity of just 30 people per tour, tickets are expected to go fast!

If you're interested in learning more about Milwaukee's urban agriculture movement and the residents who make it happen, be sure to attend this exciting event.

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - South Side Tour
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - South Side Tour

GWM's annual Garden Crawl takes participants on an interactive tour of resident-led community gardens located within the City of Milwaukee. At each stop, garden leaders host a short tour that includes a brief history of the space and provide tasty food samples fresh from the garden. 

This year, the event will take place during Doors Open on Saturday, September 17th and will include two separate tours. The south side tour will take place from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tickets are $20 and will be available beginning September 1st at 9:00am on Doors Open Milwaukee's website. With a capacity of just 30 people per tour, tickets are expected to go fast!

If you're interested in learning more about Milwaukee's urban agriculture movement and the residents who make it happen, be sure to attend this exciting event.

 

"Salsa, Salsa" Contest
Aug
21
5:00 pm17:00

"Salsa, Salsa" Contest

  • Danceworks

Now that the tomato harvest has begun, let's enjoy it! Join Groundwork Milwaukee for our first salsa contest - a potluck with a twist. 

Have you ever wanted to try salsa dancing? Well here's your chance. The night will include a free dance class.

Whether this is your first time, you're a seasoned veteran or just interested in watching, enjoy the music with some chips and fresh salsa. Everyone is welcome!

This new event is a fun way to meet fellow gardeners and local food lovers alike. The event will take place at Danceworks on Sunday, August 21st from 5:00 - 7:30pm. 

Bring a homemade salsa to get in FREE or pay $3 at the door. 

Beverages including beer from Lakefront Brewery and Mojitos with locally grown mint will be available for purchase.

RSVP today on our Facebook page and spread the word.