IMPACT

Gardening can connect you to the natural rhythm of the earth and its cycles in a way that nothing else really can.

IMPACT @ RIVERDALE hub

ORGANIC GARDENING benefits

Horticultural Therapy – using gardening to help people become physically and emotionally fit. Like any other regular physical activity, gardening can help reduce your risk of heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, adult-onset diabetes, osteoporosis and stroke.

Organic gardening also rejuvenates the spirit. It’s relaxing to feel the sun on your back as you plant, weed or water. Gardening can connect you to the natural rhythm of the earth and its cycles in a way that nothing else really can.

ENERGY @ RIVERDALE hub

ENERGY efficiency

Our gardens reduce the reliance on conventional, energy intensive means of accessing food for the Social Gardener Café.

FOOD SECURITY @ RIVERDALE hub

FOOD security

Consciously designed rooftop gardens add to food security.

AESTHETICS @ RIVERDALE hub

AESTHETIC spaces

Beautiful rainwater gardens and meditative spaces abound at Riverdale Hub.

* Garden tours are currently unavailable due to Covid-19 restrictions. Your health is our priority!

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