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Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

Master Gardener Perennial Plant Sale May 17th!

The Southeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual perennial plant sale at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on May 17th, 2014. This will take place rain or shine in the DNR enclosure area from 8:00am to 1:30pm.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to purchase all sorts of perennials and get advice on any questions from  […]

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Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Higher Education Scholarship provided by Milwaukee Co. 4-H Leaders Council

Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council Scholarships for Higher Education The Milwaukee County 4-H Leaders Council is making available scholarships to any past or present Milwaukee County 4-H club youth member with at least two years of current or prior 4-H club membership at the time of application. This person should be entering or enrolled in a vocational […]

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Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Frank Ziedler Award Receipient

Venice Williams, Milwaukee County UW Extension community partner and wife of 4-H faculty member, Demetrius Brown will be honored with the prestigious Frank Zeidler Award at the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee’s annual luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Italian Community Center.  Venice, executive director of Alice’s Garden and SeedFolks Youth Ministry, also will […]

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Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

Be prepared when visiting the UW Extension Office!

    Thinking of visiting us here at the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension?  Be prepared before you set off on the road and check out the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Travel Information page to get all of the details on closures and alternate routes while the Zoo Interchange project is underway. You can access the […]

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Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – What Exactly Does It Mean?

Urban Agriculture – what exactly does that mean? by Peg Fleury ~ Some people might even consider it an oxymoron. Urban horticulture, yes, but urban farming?

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Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater.

Help your picky eater become a vegetable eater.

Somewhere between the ages of two and five, many young children become “fussy eaters,” temporarily refusing to eat all but a few favorite foods and rejecting other choices–especially vegetables.

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Be smart when choosing yogurt.

Be smart when choosing yogurt.

Everyone knows yogurt is nutritious, especially if it’s made from low-fat or fat-free milk and fortified with vitamin D.

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