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!
Due to the extreme cold the Urban Farm will be closed this week, Monday, January 28-Friday, February 1. We apologize for any inconvenience, and please remember to be safe out there!
We owe our CSA members a BIG thank you! In 2018, you purchased 122 CSA shares, including seven corporate shares! You didn’t just support a local certified organic urban farm, you supported a portion of our mission- To provide the dignity of hard work, and allowing people to be part of their own solution. 2018 […]
In an exciting, new partnership with Microsoft, Riverview Gardens® was selected to receive both FarmBeats and Airband technologies to enhance our mission! These technologies provide a digital transformation of our Urban Farm and Hydroponic Greenhouse to have a greater impact on the people we serve and make a lasting impact in our community. Read a […]
Our Urban Farm will be closed September 1-3, due to Labor Day weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience. The farm will reopen on Tuesday, September 4. We hope you have a relaxing and safe holiday weekend!
Every day at Riverview gardens not only changes with rain to snow to ice storms or sunshine, it is an urban farm that changes each day with each new personality that steps onto the property. At Riverview Gardens the growth is focused on each person involved, whether they come to acquire skills to reenter the […]