Join us the third Thursday of every month from 6 - 8 pm
at the Urban Ecology Center for a delicious potluck dinner and a program including lively discussion.




Friends of Real Food

Thursday, January 18, 2018
6 to 8 pm

Grandmothers (and Gardens) as agents of Peace
Speaker: Yvonne SSempijja, Grandmothers Beyond Borders

From Loneliness and Despair to Healing and Resiliency: Grandmothers in Uganda Use Community Gardening to Heal Trauma and Contribute to Community Wellness.

Be inspired by the story of these grandmothers -- and the support of the GBB organization from the U.S. And share your own stories of community gardening's power to unite and heal.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
6 to 8 pm

“Eating Is An Agricultural Act”
How to eat responsibly

We’ll start with the thoughts of Wendell Berry and discuss how we (eaters) become knowledgeable, active, responsible participants in agriculture.

Please try to read “The Pleasures of Eating” essay that is available here. Also, before we meet, we suggest you watch one of these films and read more of Wendell Berry’s writing.

Suggested videos:

Suggested books (available at Milwaukee Public Library):

All are welcome whether you've done the reading/viewing or not.

Save the date:

Local Farmer Open House March 10, 2018

at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park. More info on web or Facebook.