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How are we doing?

Dear Extension Program Participant, We hope you can take a few minutes of your time to provide your comments on the value of our programs. By doing so you are helping us better meet the needs of Milwaukee County residents with high quality programs. Even if you do not live in Milwaukee County your comments […]


November 2016 Newsletter

Click here to read the Milwaukee County UW Extension November 2016 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE: Meet FoodWIse Wisconsin Master Gardeners Receive First Place FoodWIse Teams Up With The Veterans Healing Garden Help Youth Excel As A 4H Volunteer -A Goodbye From UWEX Intern, Favian Gonzalez Check Out The Sherman Park Community Garden In Action


Communications & Social Media Assistant — Position Open

We’re hiring a student Communications & Social Media Assistant! The Communications Assistant will work with (8-10) office educators to create brief stories and/or articles primarily for the office’s monthly e-newsletter and other general-public articles of our educational programs. The articles will be utilized in one or more of the following ways besides the e-newsletter: Posted […]


So You Want to be a Beekeeper?

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to keep bees? What of the idea of being able to harvest honey right in your own backyard or neighborhood garden. Or what about doing the right thing and helping to pollinate fruit and vegetable plants which provide food for your city If you’ve ever had […]


The Healing Garden

The Healing Garden John Kozlowski, Claude Foster, Rodney Pearsall and Paul Javins (center front) inside the greenhouse at The Healing Garden. By Yanitz Irizarry Thursday, June 2, 2016 Around the corner from a large green sign that reads: “Milwaukee: population 595,000,” rests a tranquil place that seems anything like a big city. It is easy […]


Helpful Resources for Beekeepers

“Helpful Resources for Beekeepers” is a compiled list of pertinent, reliable, and current information sources.  This is a document that is flexible and will change annually with new developing information to aid Beekeepers in Southeastern Wisconsin.  In it you can find information on resources, beekeeping associations, local beekeeping supplies, books, and more.  Click here to […]