Registration forms in the INFO Box on Westmor St. after March 1 Come garden with us.
Currently working on updating policies and the Gardener Guidelines. Check the Policiespage for the draft documents.
Garden plots are available for rent to anyone living in the River Valley School District for the purpose of growing produce and/or ornamental plants for non-commercial purposes. Families, individuals, civic organizations, boy and girl scouts, 4-H members, church groups, and teenagers are encouraged to garden
Low income families or individuals are eligible for free plots or scholarships. Also people who are unemployed and / or dealing with food shortages due to Covid 19 are also eligible for free plots.
To encourage gardening by youth, plots are free for students in the River Valley School District. The Garden has expanded greatly over the last couple of years. Garden plots are limited.
Our plot configuration is flexible according to the size of plots gardeners want and the number of gardeners. The fee schedule for 2023 is 20 x 20 = 400 sq.ft. rent for $60 each plot 10 x 20 = 200 sq. ft. rent for $40 each plot 10 x 10 = 100 sq. ft. rent for $20 each plot Free plots available for family units that qualify
The Registration Fee includes 1 bale of straw/marsh hay mulch, water, use of a tiller, wagon, tools as needed, and storage space in the Gardener’s Shed. Returning gardeners may retain their plots from year to year.
Please note annual allotment fees may be adjusted as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors prior to the opening of the registration period.
All new and returning gardeners are expected to attend the spring Orientation meeting scheduled in late April / early May prior to the Garden opening. The agenda for the meeting includes reviewing the Garden Guidelines, signing the Gardening Agreement and paying fees, if they are not pre-paid. Free seeds may also be available for Community Gardeners.
Registration for garden plots is open until June 15. Gardeners registering after the orientation meeting in May are required to meet with the Registrar to review policies and sign the gardening agreement.
2024 Garden Registration Forms will be available after October 1. Interested persons may place their names on the Wait List by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital registration forms in Word or PDF may be requested via email at email@example.com . Paper registration forms are also located in the INFO box at the Gardens from October 1 to Dec 1, 2022 and beginning March 1, 2023 if plots are still available.
Registration forms and checks may be mailed to: River Valley Area Community Gardens, Incorporated Registration P O Box 611 Spring Green, Wisconsin 53588
The Registration fee via check or money order may be submitted with the registration form or may be paid at the Pre-Season Meeting. It should be made out to RVACG For more information or questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org