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Groundwork Milwaukee

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The Maglio Urban Farm Collective is a collaborate project among the Riverwest Food Pantry, Groundwork Milwaukee, and the Maglio Companies. All food grown on our urban farm is donated to local food pantries & food justice projects.

In eleven hoophouses, we grow vegetables organically & sustainably all year round. Volunteers will assist with general farm maintenance activities: weeding, harvesting, shoveling compost & woodchips, etc. This is a great opportunity for folks interested in working outside. No previous experience in gardening & farming is necessary - we'll teach you what you need to know!

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About Groundwork Milwaukee

Location:

227 West Pleasant Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212, US

Mission Statement

Groundwork Milwaukee is a nonprofit organization and land trust. Our work is primarily done through (1) the transformation of brownfields into community spaces including gardens, orchards, art exhibits, and gathering places; (2) the facilitation of programs that are designed to educate, train, and empower at-risk youth, community members, veterans, and volunteers; and (3) the protection of urban waters through the installation of rain water harvesting structures, the strategic integration of green infrastructure, and habitat restoration for aquatic native species. Our work reflects the objectives of our national chapter Groundwork USA and our partnership with the National Park Service.

Description

Giving voice to community needs and aspirations is at the heart of the Groundwork mission. Groundwork Milwaukee families have consistently and clearly demonstrated their commitment to improving their neighborhoods, restoring their natural resources, and addressing climate change. Groundwork strives to support them in programs to bring green infrastructure upgrades to their communities, empower them to serve as stewards to our urban ecology, rivers and lakes, and inspire them to advocate for change.

It is an exciting time for Groundwork Milwaukee, we have started the planning and capital campaign for a 3 acre education park and EarthLab. This project will serves as an outdoor climate action park serving over 3000 students and their families each year. Working with cutting edge education and climate leaders regionally and beyond, the Groundwork Milwaukee EarthLab will advance a new model of experiential education, technical training, and mentoring to activate the unparalleled potential of these underserved communities.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Maglio Urban Farm4287 N. Port Washington RoadMilwaukee, WI 53212

(43.09572,-87.91831)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer shifts range from 1.5 - 3.5 hours long. There is no minimum amount of shifts a volunteer must take.

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