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Our Newest Social Enterprise – Aquaponics!

We are so excited and so lucky to have added a sixth social enterprise to the Riverview Gardens “family”. Aquaponics joins Riverview Gardens’ other social enterprises which provide the “mission muscle” of our non-profit. Our social enterprises provide unlimited job-training opportunities for our ServiceWorks® participants, a source of revenue for financial stability and opportunities for […]

Our Chopped Chef Champions are…

Chopped: Farm to Fork to Work. is a unique event that challenges local professional and celebrity chefs to prepare creative dishes in just 30 minutes using a surprise group of ingredients grown and sourced by Riverview Gardens. This year’s event didn’t disappoint and our amazing chefs were up to the challenge. Our Celebrity Chefs were […]

Summer of Service

Summer of Service is in full swing at Riverview Gardens! As a host site, we are proud to partner with the Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley and the Appleton Area School District in this unique endeavor! Summer of Service is an initiative that recognizes and promotes the potential of Appleton area youth. […]

We’re Hiring for AmeriCorps!

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 […]

Chopped 2019

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 […]

Get to Know Amy Hingeveld

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 […]

Calling All Volunteers

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 […]

Celebrating Our Volunteers

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 […]

Why AmeriCorps?

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 […]

2019 CSA Season

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 […]