People

 

by Logan Garcia | 08/16/2017 - 10:41am

 Courtney Ross and Clay Yapp work on pizzas for Farm Fresh Pizza Nights at Troy Farm. Ross is a current student in the Beginning Farmers Training program at the farm, and Yapp completed it in 2006 (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).Courtney Ross and Clay Yapp work on pizzas for Farm Fresh Pizza Nights at Troy Farm. Ross is a current student in the Beginning Farmers Training program at the farm, and Yapp completed it in 2006 (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).

Farming can be more fun than traveling Central America or studying bald eagles, according to Courtney Ross, who graduated with a degree in biology from UW-Steven’s Point earlier this year.

Tags: Food, City, People
by Lauren Thill | 08/14/2017 - 12:24pm

 

Even in the middle of the summer, the Simpson Street Free Press South Towne newsroom is busy with students learning and writing. The newsroom is filled with resources for students—from a library full of sources , to the volunteers who help students revise their articles.  

The newsroom exemplifies SSFP’s mission to actively help students learn in out-of-school time in a high-impact, effective fashion. 

by Gretchen Christensen | 07/20/2017 - 9:23am

Development

by Community Shares | 07/12/2017 - 1:20pm

Community Shares, a partner of Madison Commons, recognizes two volunteers each month. The volunteers come from Community Shares' member groups and are selected for their service to the community and to community issues.

Furman Avery, Grassroots Empowerment Project

by Gretchen Christensen | 07/10/2017 - 3:44pm

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this piece about crime trends in Madison.


Local Government

by Community Shares | 07/30/2015 - 3:47pm

Community Shares, a partner of Madison Commons, recognizes two volunteers each month.

by Carousel Bayrd | 12/09/2014 - 11:18am

Supporters say federal action is a step forward, but state and local policy needs work

Tags: City Life, People
by Aparna Vidyasagar | 10/28/2014 - 8:40am

Monthly event at Johnson Public House invites people to share experiences in a warm environment

by Community Shares | 09/26/2014 - 8:48am

September heroes represent Sierra Club and Fair Housing Center

by Rebecca Radix | 09/16/2014 - 11:09am

Arbor Hills and Leopold residents talk about successful projects at Neighborhood Conference

by Community Shares | 08/26/2014 - 8:48am

Community Shares honors is August Backyard Heroes