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Farm Link

“We are delighted to be working collaboratively with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Farm Link represents an ideal partnership between two organizations dedicated to helping the most vulnerable people in our community.” ~ Cindy Sahotsky, Riverview Gardens Executive Director   Click the newsletter photo to read more!

Working Together to Solve Hunger

Riverview Gardens and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin are working together to solve hunger. Each week, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin stops by Riverview Gardens to pick up healthy, fresh, GMO free lettuce from our hydroponics facility.  Fresh produce is one of the most frequently requested items by members.  It’s our honor to be able to donate […]

Help for the Homeless

  We are collecting NEW hygiene and cleaning items for people in need through The Family Radio’s annual “Help for the Homeless” hygiene drive, February 16 – March 8. Please place your donations in the Help for the Homeless collection box located at Riverview Gardens Community Center, Stone Arch Brewpub or any Festival Foods location […]

Holiday Shop!

The holidays can be difficult for many. It can be especially difficult for people in need, for people who have been disconnected from their families, for people working on a new and better path for themselves. We recently hosted our 3rd Annual Holiday Shop. The Holiday Shop provides an opportunity for people who may not […]

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 […]