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Thoreau’s Garden Is A Social Enterprise Of Thoreau College, With Three Main Purposes:

  • To provide high quality houseplants, flower, herb and vegetable starts, hardy perennials, winter greens and other beautiful and delicious growing things for the local community using conventional, organic, and biodynamic techniques;
  • To provide an educational environment where Thoreau College students can learn about ecology, sustainability, botany, organic and biodynamic agriculture, hard work and entrepreneurialism including marketing and business management;
  • To generate revenues that can support the Scholarship Fund of Thoreau College.
  • Check out Thoreau College here!
  • Visit our other partner Driftless Folk School here!

Seasonal Specials

Spring 2023!!

Spring has sprung at the greenhouse! We've been busy starting seeds and potting up plants. This year we're growing a diverse selection of annuals, perennials, natives, tropicals, houseplants and more!  Grow something new this year!

We're offering a variety of workshops this spring, go to Driftless Folk School's website for more info! 

Our current hours are 10am-6pm Weekdays, and 10am-4pm weekends!