Enrollment is now open for our 2023 Beekeeping course! This intensive beekeeping course offered by the UW-Extension Milwaukee County Urban Agriculture Program is designed to equip beginning beekeepers with the knowledge, practice, and systems thinking skills required to successfully and sustainably manage honeybees in the Upper Midwest. The course runs from the middle of March through September. Read more to sign-up by March 15th.
The Extension Plant Health Advising Help Desk is open for in-person consultations with Plant Heath Advisors from 1-3:30 PM, Mondays-Fridays at the Boerner Botanical Gardens. The Plant Health Advising Help Desk connects gardeners with free research-based answers to lawn and garden questions.
Many farmers markets in Milwaukee County accept nutrition benefits such as FoodShare (SNAP/EBT/QUEST), WIC, and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Extension has partnered with Hunger Task Force and the Milwaukee Farmers Market Coalition to create a list of markets accepting food benefits in 2020 as well as an interactive map with market locations. Read on to see the list!
An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.