Articles About Victory Garden Initiative

Harambee’s Victory Garden Initiative plants seeds for future generations – WTMJ, Jan. 31, 2022

Forward Community Investments Awards $2,500 Grant to Victory Garden Initiative

Non-profit helps people start food gardens, CNN, 9/21/2020
“Since the pandemic started, more families are asking for help growing their own food from the Milwaukee-based non-profit Victory Garden Initiative.”

Milwaukee Neighbors Step Up to Fill Growing Food Gap, WUWM, 9/10/2020
“Many people lack access to food to sustain their families. The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating the struggle. According to a recent Feeding America study, food insecurity could impact up to 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 2 children in the U.S. Milwaukee-area organizations and individuals are stepping up to help fill the food gap.”

Milwaukee has a problem with food insecurity. Urban agriculture can be part of the answer. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/13/2020
“The Victory Garden Initiative, popular during the world wars, helped people get through tough times by encouraging them to grow their own produce in yards and community spaces. Victory Garden Initiative is fighting a different enemy now — food security in under served communities.”

Urban Garden Programs Continue to Foster Community During Pandemic, Shepherd Express, 5/5/2020
“Milwaukee has a fruitful history of nonprofits and community collaborations striving to make fresh, healthy food accessible for everyone through gardening programs. The aftermath of the pandemic has created more of a demand for good food, and nonprofits are creatively working within its confines. We caught up with some nonprofits to see how they’re retooling to continue their missions during COVIS-19 restrictions.”

‘Help people in the city grow food:’ Volunteers Install Hundreds of Garden Beds in Milwaukee County – Fox6, 05/25/2019

Urban Spelunking: A Former Tavern & new Home for Victory Garden – OnMilwaukee, 06/14/2018

Milwaukee is Showing how Urban Gardening can Heal a City – Civil Eats, 10/04/2017

Urban Gardening: Growing a Sustainable Food System for All – Medium, 07/27/2017

Victory Garden Initiative Helps Grow Healthy Food By Building Garden Beds – MilwaukeeNNS, 05/24/2017

Join  Master Gardeners for a Winter Escape – Oshkosh Northwestern, 12/28/2016

Victory Garden Initiative launches Fifth Annual Orchard Contest – OnMilwaukee, 09/27/2016

Victory Garden Initiative Helps Communities Grow Their Own Food – Fox6, 06/20/2016

Milwaukee’s Urban Garden Blitz Spreads to New Communities – WUWM, 05/15/2015

Hundreds of Volunteers to Build Garden Plots Around Milwaukee – WUWM, 05/08/2015

“One vacant lot at a time:” Breaking Ground on Urban Garden in Harambee Neighborhood – Fox6, 07/14/2014

Jobs Central to New Orchard in Milwaukee’s Harambee Neighborhood – WUWM, 07/14/2014

Case, CNH Industrial Take on Food Sustainability – Construction Equipment Guide, 06/14/2014

CASE and CNH Partner with Victory Garden Initiative – For Construction Pros, 06/03/2014

CASE Construction Equipment, CNH Industrial Offer Support for Victory Garden Initiative – Market Watch, 06/03/2014

Bartolotta and Victory Garden Initiative Get Dirty to Promote Locally Grown Food – OnMilwaukee, 04/30/2014

Bartolotta’s Partners with Victory Garden Initiative – OnMilwaukee, 03/03/2014

Victory Garden Initiative Builds 500 Garden Beds in 15 Days – Fox6, 05/20/2013