The Blitz is a one-day orchestration of volunteers and resources to install as many food producing gardens as possible in one day. Make sure to sign up now!
Join us on Blitz Day, Saturday, May 28th, 2011, while we create a more sustainable, just and nutritious food system through the act of growing food. Here are three ways to get involved:
Volunteer! You can join us as we install hundreds of gardens throughout the city. Bring your muscles, shovels, and trucks and your desire to create a new food system, by growing food. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Donate! Want to help, but can’t be involved that day? Many people in Milwaukee dont have access to fresh veggies, and can’t afford to have a garden installed. You can help change this with a tax deductible donation. We will install gardens for free, and conduct on-going garden education with those who receive the gardens. To donate go to the websitewww.VictoryGardenInitiative.org or send checks to VGI/UEC 1700 E. Olive St. Shorewood, WI 53211.
S08 E13 – Kyle and Jessica take on the Bayview of Milwaukee in a day of great food and cocktails.
S08 E12 – Wisconsin Foodie visits Spain with Jessica and Karen Bell to see and taste all it has to offer.
S08 E11 – We explore Organic Valley at the Kickapoo Country Fair and All Seasons Farm and watch Organic Valley turn their milk into butter.
S08 E10 – We explore the world of perch at UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science and at Wendt’s Fish Fry.
S08 E09 – We celebrate Native American culture at Indian Summer and then are treated to a traditional musky meal made with wild rice.
S08 E08 – It’s all things cheese at Cheesetopia where we check out a bunch of cheeses and then profile LaClare Farms and their amazing goat cheeses.
S08 E07 – Stoney Acres Farm hosts a pizza night with ingredients right from their farm.
S08 E06 – In this episode, we join George Bregar at Company Brewing as he makes a pale ale with fresh, locally sourced hops. Then we celebrate Oktoberfest with Deb and Dan Carey of New Glarus Brewing.
Wisconsin Foodie is organizing Cheesemaker tours this Spring/Summer and we’d like you to join us.
S08 E05 – This week we tour the driftless region and visit Driftless Organics, Viroqua Food Co-Op, and Rooted Spoon.