Thanks to a generous donation by Mayo Clinic Health System, a hoop house was installed at the Washburn Community Garden in the fall of 2012. The produce grown in the hoop house has been donated and sold to help support Hillview’s mission. In 2018, we Donated nearly $4,300 worth of produce in the form of  360 pounds of fresh local produce grown with organic practices. We offer a variety of educational programs at the hoop house.

During Come and Grow at the Hoop House you will learn how to 

  • Correctly plan out a garden
  • Trellis
  • Compost food and garden waste
  • Fertilize 
  • Transplant
  • Troubleshoot pests, diseases, and nutrient deficiencies
  • Irrigate
  • harvest, and much more!
Most of the food grown at the Hoop House is donated back to our interns, program participants, and back into the community.  
The Hoop house is not open year round like our Greenhouse. Depending on the weather, the Hoop House will be closed for a few weeks or months during the winter.

Contact us if you would like to be involved!