IN THE NEWS

"I’ve never tried zucchini before." 

Teens Grow Greens gives youth a taste of healthy foods

Alysha Witwicki

Special to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Nonprofit keeps nearly 50 Milwaukee teens employed during pandemic with internship

"We've had to adapt that this year. We're now going to work in ten different gardens across the city and the teens are going to be working in small groups," says Charlie Uihlein.

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Black Lives Matter: Teens Grow Greens Nurtures More Than Just Plants

Teens Grow Greens declares, with every lesson and hands-on experience, that Black and Brown Lives Matter, too. Even more so, the Teens’ commitment to learning and serving speaks loudly about how their lives and their futures matter.

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The Kids Are (All) Right: Let Me Count the Ways

As we enter an uncertain 2020 where so much is at stake, my recent interviews with 48 Milwaukee teens have confirmed for me something that I’ve always known but that is easy to forget: the kids are all right.

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Teens Grow Greens is growing… to the South Side of Milwaukee!

We are excited to announce that the recruitment process for our South Side Pilot Internship has begun! Attached, you will find the South Side TGG Employment Application.

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Black Excellence Awards: Edward Rogers

As part of our partnership with the 34th annual Black Excellence Awards, WISN 12 is featuring the recipients of the Louvenia Johnson Scholarship fund.

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Milwaukee Teen Leadership Program Makes Neighborhood Greenhouses Its Home

Teens Grow Greens celebrated move into Weber Greenhouses Friday left to right - Charlie Uihlein, Jill Compton, Edward Rodgers, Ashanti Hamilton & Claire Muza.

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‘Learn, grow, and go’

Brian Kramp spent the morning at Weber's Greenhouse with Teens Grow Greens. Teens Grow Greens is a non-profit where Teens “learn, grow, and go.”   During a nine-month paid internship, Teens develop life skills through hands-on experience.

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414ward: Teens Grow Greens Offers Hands-on Gardening Experience

Non-profit organization offers teens opportunity to learn, grow and go.

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RYAN GRAHAM: A ZIP CODE DOES NOT DEFINE THE FUTURE

Ryan Graham grew up in his grandmother’s house on North 23rd Street in the 53206 ZIP code of Milwaukee.

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