Rhinelander Area Food Pantry Garden

The Rhinelander Area Food Pantry Garden (RAFPG) operates seasonally and grows up to 5,000 pounds of fresh, nutritious produce for RAFP each year.

RAFPG hosts The Grow Box Project. This is an annual event that provides RAFP customers with the tools needed to grow veggies at home. Customers are able to sign up to receive a planter, soil, amendments, and plant starts at the beginning of the growing season. In addition, RAFPG offers plant starts to all customers as available.

Volunteers are always appreciated to continue this valuable effort. No experience necessary!

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Till and plant (spring)
  • Weed the garden
  • Harvest produce
  • Wash, package, and transport produce to the pantry
  • Host the RAFPG Farmer's Market table during Pantry hours

Contact: Tom Jerow at 715-369-6875 or tjerow@gmail.com

Garden Locations: RAFPG located at 1011 Thayer Street and the RAFP Greenhouse located at 627 Coon Street

During the growing season, experienced gardeners will be at the RAFPG location on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 8am to 11am to coordinate activities and answer questions.

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