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Urban Farm Closed May 26-28

In recognition of Memorial Day weekend, our Urban Farm will be closed May 26-28. We apologize for any inconvenience. The farm will reopen on Tuesday, May 29. We hope you have a relaxing and safe holiday weekend!

CSA Program

We’re anticipating the best and biggest season yet!  Purchase a CSA share (Community Supported Agriculture), and you’re supporting our mission, while enjoying local, organic produce.  CSA’S begin June 6, but don’t wait until the last minute!  Sign up today on our CSA page or contact Bobbi Jo at [email protected]

Road Construction Season is Here!

Seymour Street will be closed at the corner of Oneida Street. Our Urban Farm Workshop is still accessible from W. Foster and S. Wilkie Streets. Stop by and volunteer! Visit the City of Appleton’s website to learn more about the construction project.

Urban Farm Closed April 14

Due to anticipated weather conditions, our Urban Farm will be closed Saturday, April 14 for orientation and volunteering. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please stay safe and we hope to see you soon!

Earn A Bike – Bike Drive

Earn a Bike is a great opportunity for community members to work together to address a common barrier to employment, which is travel to and from work; or to simply have mobility.  Anyone can volunteer for 15 hours at Riverview Gardens in exchange for a bike, helmet, lock and light.  Support for this program is important […]

2018 Season Volunteers Needed

Are you looking to share your extra time for a great cause; or maybe simply looking to work outdoors?  Volunteering on the farm is a great way to do both! This is the seeding time of year; next we will plant, then harvest and finally share our product for our CSA members. Volunteers are a great part of making […]

An Intern Plants the Seeds of Change

Guest Post by Tommy Zimmerman, Social Work & Hydroponics Intern at Riverview Gardens Riverview Gardens?  I did.  Hello prospective interns. My name is Tommy, and I am entering the Social Work masters program at UW-Oshkosh for Fall 2017.  Perhaps, like myself, you are looking to gain real-world experience and improve your resume.  Look no further […]

How Hydroponics Farming Changes Lives

When Riverview Golf Course and Country Club became Riverview Gardens five years ago, we inherited a 3,500 square foot pool, plus locker rooms, cabana and deck. It sat idle for 4 years, waiting for its new mission. A little over a year ago, thanks to the innovation and hard work of Miron Construction Company and […]

Seasons Change

With winter here in full force, there is the assumption that Riverview Gardens urban farm closes down for a long winter’s nap. Oh no. As the mercury of the thermometer drops down, we gear up. Of our 20 passive solar greenhouses, or “hoophouses,” 15 remain up and running until spring.  Most people’s first question “Are […]

Recyclist Bicycle Company Supports Riverview Gardens Earn-A-Bike Program

Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly Nutty, Director of Resource Management 920-378-8527, [email protected] Recyclist Bicycle Company Supports Riverview Gardens Earn-A-Bike Program Through Buy-One-Give-One Opportunity Appleton, WI (November 7, 2016) – Riverview Gardens, and Recyclist Bicycle Company in Kaukauna, announce an exciting opportunity to support new bicycle riders in our community. Between now and December […]