Conserve Energy
Ensuring energy for the future.
MGE is committed to helping Madison residents conserve energy, and save on their energy costs. There are a many bill credits customers…
Protect Water
Protecting our most vital resource
Water is a vital natural resource we all need. And protecting and conserving water is a task that belongs to all us. In Madison we enjoy clean potable water…
Less Waste
ensures a greener community.
MGE is one of the companies that is committed to the reduction and reuse of many products, they recycle and eliminate waste as part of their daily routine…
Green Transportation
Help reduce emissions.
When possible, walk, bike or use public transport to reduce or avoid carbon emissions. The city of Madison offers several options…

Community Gardens

Growing your own food not only helps you eat healthier, it also reduces the use of gasoline in the transporting of goods. If you do not have space for a garden at your home, there are other options such as community gardens in the city of Madison. To find closest community garden near you, click on the following image.

Interested in knowing more about growing your own food? Read this interesting article about Growing Power and the positive impact it is having in Chicago and Milwaukee. Read more…

Local Products

Buying local products not only supports your local community but keeps you healthy. There are many other farmers’ markets all over town such as

  • El Mercadito De Centro/ Centro Hispano Farmers’ Market
  • Rimrock Road Market
  • Labor Temple Market
  • Villager Mall Market
  • Southwest Madison Farmers Market

for a complete list and schedules, click here : City of Madison Farmers’ Markets

Buy local products at the Dane County Farmer’s Market. To find information about summer and winter hours, visit the official website. Click here.

Indoor Farmer's Market
Learn more about the Farmer's Market

Staying Active

with MSCR

Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) is the public recreation provider for the residents of Madison (within the boundaries of the Madison Metropolitan School District). MSCR is a department of the Madison Metropolitan School District and is proud to have served the community for 90 years as the one for fun in Madison! We have a wide range of recreation programs and services for all ages that are offered year-round.


Madison School & Community Recreation is happy to offer online registration for many MSCR programs.

The Winter & Spring 2017 Program Guide begins distribution on November 7. Registration begins November 14 for residents and November 28 for non-residents. For more information click here.

Explore The Great


From hiking, fishing, kayaking to camping, Wisconsin offers a lot of opportunites to enjoy the outdoors regardless of the season.

Find the official guide to Wisconsin’s State Parks here:

Or find it in your pocket by downloading the mobile app ,click on image below!

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