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Tue, Apr 16


Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

MKE Women’s Urban Ag Network: Putting Conservation into Practice

Growers will learn about various conservation practices that can be applied in urban spaces - and explore some funding sources to get them in place!

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MKE Women’s Urban Ag Network: Putting Conservation into Practice
MKE Women’s Urban Ag Network: Putting Conservation into Practice

Time & Location

Apr 16, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA

About the Event

Join us on Tuesday, April 16th at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, to learn about urban agriculture!  Whether you're just starting to consider getting into urban ag or you've been doing this work for a few years, this event is FOR YOU!  This event will help you learn about conservation practices that you can implement, regardless of how big or small your land/garden is. Join us to learn more! 


  • Kaitlin Muir Schott; NRCS Urban Agriculture & Specialty Crops Conservationist
  • Bridget Siler; NRCS Soil Conservationist, West Bend Service Center

WiWiC Host: 

  • Noemy Serrano; Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

Event Details:

  • Event is free to attend but registration is required and space is limited.
  • Women, all who identify as such, are welcome to attend – from  landowners to farmers to conservationist enthusiasts – whatever your background, from beginners to experts!
  • Our WiWiC events follow a Learning Circle model, with ample time and a safe space for story sharing, networking and collaborative learning. We all have something to both share and learn together
  • Photos will be taken at this event and used for educational purposes and to promote future events only by WiWiC and the partner groups.  If you do not wish to have your picture taken, let the on-site WiWiC host know.
  • WiWiC is a family-friendly space and you are welcome to bring your children.

About Wisconsin Women in Conservation

Wisconsin Women in Conservation (WiWiC) is a state-wide collaborative effort led by the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in partnership with Wisconsin Farmers Union, Renewing the Countryside and Marbleseed (formerly MOSES).  A five-year multi-faceted project funded by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), WiWiC brings together Wisconsin's women landowners, farmers, farm workers, urban growers, and conservation professionals to connect and share about conservation practices, resources, and funding opportunities.

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