February, 2005 Offerings
- IssaBoulos (Middle East Music Ensemble Founder University of Chicago: http://www.issaboulos.com/bio.html for bio sketch)
- Issa Boulos’s love poem is preceded by prose describing his life in Ramallah that gave rise to this love he beautifully portrays.
- HarveyTaylor (Godsil’s Choice for Milwaukee Poet Laureate)
- Harvey Taylor’s offering suggests the thought that Rumi and Hafiz somehow have a Milwaukee child in the person of this giant, genial, expansive longshoreman Riverwest poet.
- TonyOberbrunner (Key elder of the early Dean Movement and the ongoing “Dean movement”)
- Tony Oberbrunner very clearly warns us that the Bush’s Social Security plans will profoundly change our nation’s social contract in very bad ways.
- JohnLunz (Chair of Environmental Committee of Park People, Key Leader Save the Lakefront Coalition)
- John Lunz is a navy veteran, electrical engineer, and unsung hero of the environmental movement, who offers a moving personal essay on the “color line” in Milwaukee back to the 1940s.
- JohnGoldstein (Pres. AFL-CIO of Milwaukee)
- John Goldstein gives us a good idea of a labor movement intent on helping spark a renaissance in Historic Milwaukee that is liniked with racial conciliation and job creation.
- HowardSnyder (Most Enduring Director of Community Development Corporation in Milwaukee)
- Howard Snyder is one of Milwaukee’s longest serving director of a community development corporation, on the northwest side. He offers some honest answers to basic questions that challenge some of Milwaukee’s leftist predispositions, including my own.
- JamesCarlson (Founder and Executive Director of Bucketworks)
- James Carlson suggests some ways to broaden the meaning of a business transaction beyond the specific “deal,” into the commonwealth realm.
- LynnBroaddus (Environmental Leader, Ex. Dir., Friends of Milwaukee Rivers)
- Lynn Broaddus explains the power for the planet afforded by each aluminum can recycled.
Peg Fleury’s Outpost “Exchange” Article Best Ever
Description of “Milwaukee Renaissance”
On Line Interviews
Big City Primary Environmental Corridors: An Interview w. Sura Faraj
Tim HuthFounder of Living Off the Fat of the Land, Organic Farm Now Serving Beans and Barley’s Produce Needs
Erik LindbergCommunity Building and Restoration, Community Growers
Dave LuhrssenArts and Entertainment Editor, “Shepherd Express”
Andre Lee Ellis Theater With a Surviving Mind
Debbie Metke Impeachment Group and World Citizens—Milwaukee
Harvey Taylor Milwaukee Poet
Ken Leinbach Executive Director, Urban Ecology Center
Martha Davis Kipcak of the KITCHEN TABLE PROJECT, Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast, and the Milwaukee Food Council
Barbara Bell, Keeper/Trainer of the Bonobos of Milwaukee County Zoo
Megan Godsil Jeyifo?, Daughter of Riverwest Leaving Bay Area for Chicago!
Howard Hinterthuer, “Happy Green Warrior” of Ozaukee County
Ann Brummitt, Coordinator Milwaukee River Work Group(MRWG)
Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope
Community Roofing & Restoration
Joshua Fraundorf, Hands-On Leader of Community
Jimmy and Roselyn Carter with Community Crew on Habitat for Humanity Project
Grace Lee Boggs
Grace Lee Boggs, Philosopher/Activist of Cities of Hope
London Report on U.S. Urban Agriculture: Edible Cities
Growing Power Urban Agriculture
Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Tanzania’s Hon Dr. David Mathayo David w. Will Allen, Growing Power Founder & CEO
Courtney Becks, Featured Writer Winter 2008/2009
Photo: Slow Food Nationís victory garden in front of San Francisco City Hall
Fun/Inspiring Music for Weddings, Mitzvahs, Graduations, Homecomings, Anniversaries, & Retirements
In memoriam Frank Zeidler (1912-2006)
for the edit password (or about anything else).
*Growing Power Press Release Spring 2008:10,000 Yellow Perch in Aquaponic System at Growing Power City Farm.
*Food Gardens in Milwaukee Backyards and Neighborhood Lots
Projects Of the Moment
Eco Tourism in Milwaukee and Region
International Urban Agriculture Yahoo Group Chaordic Experiment
Urban Agrarians of the World, Unite!
We Must Amend Our Soil.
Red Wriggler Worm Photo Essays
Projects Beyond Our Borders
Favorite Blogs and Web Links
Side Bar Archive