In the News

Below are some of the news publications that have covered Community GroundWorks, or articles we've had in other publications. 


NCR-SARE announces 2014 grant winners, Wisconsin State Farmer, 

School Garden Initiative Looking for Training Sites,

Interesting Facts About the Wisconsin FFA, Agri-View

Community GroundWorks offers garden-based teaching program, Agri View


Lakeview Elementary Outdoor Classroom, 77 Square, October

CGW Pepper Beer Launch, Isthmus, October

New Nutrition Curriculum Turns Gardens Into Classrooms, Edible Madison, Fall


Backyard Fruits Without Chemicals, Edible Madison, Fall

My Madison Day -- Troy Community Farm, Blog, September

Scenes: Good Food Garden Party 2012, Madison Magazine, September

Women flourish in farming, Isthmus Newspaper, August

Capital Times' Evjue Foundation gives $1.5 million for area causes, Wisconsin State Journal, June

Front Yard Gardens Offer Food, Decoration, Wisconsin State Journal, June

Youth Farm Helps Families in Need, Channel 15, April

Gardening Like a Farmer, Willy Street Co-op Reader, April

This is What Sustainability Looks Like, Our Lives, March/April




A Magical Madison Dinner, Madison Magazine, November 2011

Dane County Food Council Announces New Coalition, Channel 3, October 2011

Growing, Cooking, Eating At Sherman Middle School, Channel 3,  October 2011

Cross-cultural exchange blooming thanks to Evjue Foundation, Capital Times, November 2011

They've Got You Covered, Too - Community Groundworks, WKOW Channel 27, November 2011

A Note to the City and County: Just Do It!, Madison Magazine, December 2011


For The Record: Community GroundWorks, Channel 3, August 2011

Feast marks 10 years for Community GroundWorks, Wisconsin State Journal, September 2011

Troy Gardens recipes

We Need to Invest in Madison, Madison Magazine, September 2011

Madison students get down and dirty for the sake of education — and eating, Wisconsin State Journal, September 2011

A first-of-its-kind study analyzes how much Madison-area gardeners produce and why, Isthmus, September 2011


Youth Grow Local At Troy Gardens, Edible Madison, Spring 2011

Gardening with kids is a win-win activity, Isthmus, March 2011

School garden movement takes off in Madison, Isthmus, May 2011

Garden Delight: Three Garden Resources to Check Out Now, Madison Magazine, May 2011

Farley Center is innovative training ground for farming, Wisconsin State Journal, May 2011

Capitol vegetable garden to start growing, Capital Times, May 2011

Savor the Summer Festival, Isthmus, May 2011




32 People You Should Know, Madison Magazine, November 2010

Fall is on the way; time to start baking, Wisconsin State Journal, September 2010


Farming in the city, The Why Files, September 2010

Fred Risser considers the Capitol Square vegetable garden a smashing success, Isthmus, September 2010

GardenFit Program Sprouts to Tackle Children’s Summer Weight Gain, Wisconsin State Journal, August 2010

Students Learn and Grow, Grow and Learn, Wisconsin State Journal, August 2010

East High Youth Farm, Madison Metropolitan School District, July 2010

Four Spaces Put Forth Fruitful Effort for Public Orchard, Wisconsin State Journal, July 2010

Little Green Structures, Isthmus, July 2010


A Vegetable Garden Takes Root at State Capitol, Wisconsin State Journal, May 2010

Vegetable Garden Takes Root at State Capitol, Wisconsin Radio Network, May 2010

Gardens for All, Madison Magazine, June 2010


Off the farm: Madison Farm Works takes Troy Gardens expertise to new places, December 2009/January 2010

Kids Working in Gardens a Growing Movement, The Cap Times, February 2010



Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas, 2009

White House farmer? Madison woman elected to fictional post, February 25-March 1, 2009

Spring will probably arrive… plan today for veggies tomorrow! February/March 2009

Troy Community farmer wins national election, February/March 2009

Let it grow, let it grow, let it grow, March 12, 2009

School gardens sprout in Madison, but slowly, March 25-31, 2009

Humanities connects with state via books, food, March 25, 2009


"Grow Local" Greenhouse is on the drawing board, April/May 2009

Hands-on class helps students embrace nature, May 28, 2009


Researching Fitness at Troy Gardens, August / September 2009

The Slow Food USA Blog: High School Students Share Summer’s Bounty, July 2009

Claire Strader: Farming for the Future, August 2009

White House Farmer: Claire Strader, Troy Community Farm, 2008 — 2009

Madison FarmWorks, July 15, 2009

Community garden helps local food pantry meet high demand, July 10, 2009

Nature 101, July 1, 2009


Building with Whole Trees, November 5, 2009

Catching up: Activists moving forward with plans for urban orchard, November 20, 2009

What’s on your plate? Film teaches how to eat good food, November 8, 2009

14 groups picked for marathon, October 3, 2009

Youth Beekeeping, December 2009