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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 […]


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 […]


Milwaukee County UW Extension September eNewsletter

IN THIS ISSUE Five Questions with Shannon Nettesheim Recognizing Jason Haas For Five Years of Service Utilizing ‘SNAP’ At Local Farmers’ Market United Minds – Reaching Out To Native American Community State Fair Master Gardeners’ Model Backyard Composting : Bringing Urban Agriculture’s Bounty To Food Deserts Draw Write Here! Event At Kohl Farm Click on […]