Park Place Gardens
The garden at Park Place is the largest garden of the group with approximately 18,000 square feet of space. It is located at 1500 32nd St. S. Each plot has enough space for a small family to have fresh veggies (and a few to spare) throughout the summer.
The River City Harvest Greenhouse is located in the Cascade County Disaster and Emergency Services building on 1st Ave SW and 5th Street NW. Managed by Master Gardeners, it is used for continuing education, and produces fresh vegetables and herbs year round for local senior centers and Meals on Wheels.
Electric City Conservatory
The garden at the Electric City Conservatory is located at 1413 5th Ave. N and is our all organic garden. It has 20 plots, 100 square feet each. Perfect for a beginner or square foot gardening.
Salvation Army Gardens
The Salvation Army garden is located at 527 9th Ave. S next to the Salvation Army’s Family Services building. They regularly provide food for families in need and rely solely on volunteers. We currently are looking for a passionate person to manage this garden.
The Southside Garden is located at 1801 Benefis Court, directly across from the Peak. Their mission is to improve the dietary intake of low income senior citizens over the age of 60, disabled young adults and disadvantaged children.
Christ Community Gardens
We are happy to announce our newest garden and our first ever community garden on the West side. We are starting off small with a dozen plots, 300 sq feet in size and hope to expand every year.
River City Harvest Mission Statement: Provide space for local citizens to garden together. Create a shared vision, work collaboratively, and to cultivate a place for people to learn about and to experience the joys of gardening. Provide education, outreach programs and activities and to help supplement food donation organizations. River City Harvest is a non-profit organization that began in 2008. It has expanded to 5 gardens and a greenhouse. RCH offers gardening plots for rent in two locations plus we have dedicated gardens for feeding the food insecure. We welcome volunteers of all different levels and skills. Let's get dirty!
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River City Harvest is proud to announce that we are a certified National Wildlife Federation Garden! What does that mean? “The National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife Program helps people restore habitat and wildlife populations to our cities, towns and neighborhoods. Since 1973, the program has been educating and empowering people turn their own small Read more about Proud to be a Certified NWF Garden[…]
Every year River City Harvest does a gardening activity wit the No Kid Hungry program. An initiative that the program has taken is to provide an activity to help reduce the stigma of getting the supplemental lunches during the summer. Kids can attend an activity and get a free lunch while they are there. This Read more about No Kids Hungry – Seed Bomb Project[…]
This Thursday, June 2nd, learn how to adapt your garden to climate changes! See poster for more information: Gardening Climate Change Class Map courtesy of the U.S. Department of Argriculture For more information about Climate Change Gardening in Montana visit: climatechangemt.org
GTCC Summer Institute 2016 Workshop 1619 TITLE: Nurturing Plants and Growing Knowledge! DESCRIPTION: Experiential learning experiences outdoors growing plants, understanding nature, and expanding science based knowledge. Hands-on lessons to meet technology, team working, and scientific methods while meeting the standards. PRESENTER(S): Patti Armbrister TARGET AUDIENCE: K-12 Educators DATE: Monday-Tuesday, August 1-2, 2016 TIME: 8:30 a.m.-Noon Read more about Nurturing Plants and Growing Knowledge! Workshop![…]
We are so happy to be expanding and opening our first community garden located on the West side. The Christ Community Church has generously shared some of their beautiful property with us. The garden currently has plots available, they are 300 square feet each. It is $25 to rent for the year and a $40 Read more about Plots available on the West side![…]
Two more plots have become available at the Electric City Conservatory Community Garden. Price is $15 for the season, water and gardening tools included. (There is also a clean up deposit, refundable at the end of the season.) This is the perfect time of the year to get a garden started!
If you are looking for a garden spot, keep checking this blog site. Occasionally we get a late cancelation of a garden plot reservation and we’ll announce it here.
At this time (April 13) we have 5 nice plots for the 2016 growing season. Our plots are about 100 square feet in size. The cost to join in the ECC Community Garden is $15 per plot which includes water. We do have a refundable clean up deposit ($25 for one plot, $40 for two or Read more about UPDATE: ECC Community Garden, 5 available plots[…]