Creating Food Security and Community, One Street at a Time.

Compost Those Fall Leaves!

Compost Those Fall Leaves!

This time of year in my neighborhood, the streets are lined with piles of leaves, waiting for the city trucks to remove them. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, over 15,000 tons of leaves are picked up and composted by a local company, Purple Cow Organics, and sold back to the...
You can still plant in July!

You can still plant in July!

Depending on which zone you live in, July may mean many different things. For some of us, who live further south, harvesting is in full swing and others are just now starting to see their hard work rewarded in fresh organic produce. You might think you have passed up...
Starting My Garden

Starting My Garden

In February of 2019, I was living the life. I had rented an 1840 log cabin on a 130-acre farm and had a small vegetable garden. My dog, Remy, and I would go for daily walks around the farm and go exploring in the surrounding woods. The landlord wanted a long-term...