Riverview Gardens was selected as an AmeriCorps host site in partnership with the Weight of the Fox Valley. We are looking to fill our AmeriCorps member position for the 2019-20 calendar year, beginning September 3, 2019. During this time, members will serve in a full-time capacity of 1,700 hours (average 33 hours/week). Members will receive […]
Save the date for our 3rd Annual Chopped: Farm to Fork to Work live culinary competition and fundraising event! Thursday, October 10th 5:00pm – 9:00pm Chopped is a unique event challenging three professional and three local celebrity chefs to transform a basket of fresh Riverview Gardens produce and other surprise ingredients into a delicious dish in […]
Summer growing season is here! That means that Amy Hingeveld’s job here at Riverview Gardens is kicked into high gear. As Community Engagement Coordinator, her day-to-day job varies greatly in order to meet the needs of the day. You can find her out and about around the farm doing a variety of tasks. Some of […]
We are preparing for our busiest time of the year and invite you along for the journey! Do you enjoy the outdoors – the fresh air and warm weather? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Or even learning something new? These are all opportunities we an offer at Riverview Gardens®. So, will you join us on […]
April is National Volunteer Month and we want to thank the incredibly generous community members who donate their time to Riverview Gardens® and support our mission! Non-profit organizations are often dependent on individuals who believe in their mission and want to give a portion of their time in order to ensure its success – and […]
Hi! I’m Amy Hingeveld and I am the AmeriCorps member serving as the Community Engagement Coordinator at Riverview Gardens®. You may be asking yourself, “What even is AmeriCorps and how is it related to Riverview Gardens”? If so, you are reading the right blog! AmeriCorps is like the Peace Corps in that members strive to […]
The 2019 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) season is now on sale! It’s hard to believe in a few months we’ll have fresh, organic produce to share. We are excited for what this season will bring. Our CSA program offers our community local, organic produce from our Urban Farm, and naturally-grown, non-GMO vegetables and herbs from our […]
Riverview Gardens® is once again participating in The Family Radio Networks’ 27th annual Help for the Homeless hygiene drive from February 17-March 10. As a host site, we are collecting new toiletry and cleaning products for 89 Wisconsin crisis agencies in 15 Northeast and Central Wisconsin communities. The coolest thing about the drive? Donations remain in […]
The Urban Farm will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12 due to the anticipated snow. Stay safe!
Due to the weather this afternoon, our Urban Farm will be closed and we will not be holding volunteer orientation. Please visit our Volunteer page to register for a new date and time. Stay safe and warm!