Much apologies as this event is going to be rescheduled. Check the calendar of events on the Transition Website in the near future. Let's chat about Cuba and its transition from a highly mechanized, industrial agricultural system to one using organic methods of farming and local, urban gardens. Lainet Garcia-Rivera grew up in Cuba and lived during the collapse of the Soviet Union, an event which spurred Cuba's experience with a Peak Oil crisis.Lainet recommends viewing the documentary, The…See More
"Hey folks, I've got a lot of calls about this and people have been bumping into me and mentioning it (which is great!), but I think there may be some confusion about what's happening. Could be good news, could be bad news depending on your…"
Come as a couple, or come with a friend, but come and join us in the Greenfolks Garden-525 E Wright St, as we play and bend and stretch, breath and grow with each other. Lead by Deanna and Christopher.See More
SPEAKER: Tom Eggert – Founder, Executive Director, WI Sustainable Business Council, Adjunct Faculty, WI School of Business, and Green Manufacturing Ambassador for the WI Dept of Natural Resources TOPIC: The State of the State: Wisconsin’s Sustainability ReportTom has worked in the sustainability area since 1994, when he taught the first class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on sustainability. Over the last 19 years, he has worked with businesses, non-profits and governmental entities…See More
The following event has been canceled.UNPLUGGED FUN! Each Wednesday musicians fill the air with amazing gypsy jazz jams at Bremen Cafe. Bring an instrument and join in or bring a listening ear. See More
Every day trucks roll into the city delivering vegetables and fruits, eggs and dairy products to your local grocery store. The average food travels over 1500 miles from the farm to the store. We think that is expected with bananas and coffee, perhaps with oranges and avocados, but even the vegetables Wisconsin grows may have traveled from Florida or Mexico or California. If the trucks stopped rolling, where would we get our food? Cities usually have no more than 3 days supply of food. Without…See More
Let's eat, swing to the music and play games together! Come meet your community and help kick off Transition Milwaukee's Power Down Week (note: the previously scheduled capture the flag is now an evening of music and games which may include capture the flag.) Bring a dish to pass.See More
Victory Garden Initiative is partnering with Transition Milwaukee during Power Down Week to host a KALEGATE potluck party! This is open to the whole community; those involved with Power Down week, our community gardeners, VGI supporters, the neighbors at Concordia Gardens. Please bring a dish to share and also consider bringing something to drink, chairs/blankets to sit on, your own plates/silverware, musical instruments, and games! Also, if anyone has card tables and tiki torches/lanterns,…See More
The 35+ jars of honey on my shelf are craving for some attention. Come taste and see how they each have their own unique flavor. They are from all over the states and a few other countries as well. I like to collect the local honey when I travel so please come enjoy as we talk honey and bees. I don't know much about bees so please come share your knowledge and taste buds. help me think of some creative ways to describe THE TASTE OF HONEY! See More
Get your Kayak and Canoe and let's paddle! Enjoy the beautiful rivers of Milwaukee at dusk. Bring a head lamp. If you don't have a kayak or canoe, check out the Urban Ecology Center. They lend kayak's and canoes to members. If there's light rain, we'll still paddle. Thunderstorms, cancelled. Hope to see you there! See More
"Always been interested in the Tumbleweed and other tiny houses. So far, I've only built a Teardrop Trailer, but it would be great to learn more! If I can make it, I'll bring my video camera and shoot some eco-DIY YouTube…"