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City Cider

Not Far From The Tree invites you to picnic on the lush lawns of Spadina Museum surrounded by gardens, enjoy a hard cider bar from Ontario Cideries, listen to local music, and enjoy a wide variety of lawn games and kids activities (tree rapelling included!). We also invite you to join us in hand-pressing over 500 lbs of apples to turn them into delicious fresh cider. All tickets include a free tour of the Spadina Museum. All proceeds from City Cider support Not Far From The Tree's fruit picking and sharing program. TICKETS$10 online, $15 at gateFREE for children 12 and under >

Picnic at Edible Allan Gardens

Building Roots will be celebrating Urban Agriculture Week with a Fall Harvest Festival showing off  beautiful demonstration of urban ag in a park: Edible Allan Gardens! We'll be hosting brief speakers, a tour of the gardens, and a chance to pick your own herbs to garnish your lunch. Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy a picnic in the space. Everyone welcome! Saturday, September 15 12 pm – 2 pmEntrance through a gate on the northwest side of Allan Gardens Park near Jarvis St. Free.@BuildingRootsTO #BuildingRoots... >

Garden session at Access Alliance APOD Rooftop Garden

Visit the vegetable and native plant gardens on the Green Roof and experience the pollinators inhabiting our audio bee cabinet. Learn more about green initiatives at the Community Health Centre and enjoy an abundant oasis of local food and herbs, skill building and community engagement amid the apartment towers. The weekly garden group is specially offering a one-day open house for members of the public to drop by in celebration of Urban Ag Week.Saturday, September 15 10:00 am - 12:00 pm3079 Danforth Ave (east of Victoria... >

UA Week at Evergreen Brickworks

From Indigenous medicines, heirloom corn and honey to tomatoes and tilapia, you’ll be surprised at what cities can grow. Tours of the gardens on site by Brother Nature. Ripple Farms will also be giving tours of their aquaponics system. Evergreen Garden Market showcasing products to get you started on your own garden. Event is free and open to the public.Saturday, September 15  10 am – 3 pmMud Creek Terrace Evergreen Brick Works550 Bayview Ave.https://www.evergreen.ca/evergreen-brick-works/ >

Malvern Harvest Festival

The Malvern Food Security Work Group in partnership with Toronto Urban Growers are hosting the annual Malvern Harvest Festival at Neilson Park!Friday, September 14 3:30-6:30 pmNeilson Park 1555 Neilson Rd.Join us for a fun-filled evening of activities, games and live food demos. Enjoy our freshly made organic harvest soup, take a tour of our Neilson Community Garden! Best of all...our festival is FREE! FREE tickets are available on Eventbrite.com!For more information, contact 416-284-4184 ext.220 >

Mitigating Climate Change through Regenerative Soil Works

INTRO TO PERMACULTURE DESIGN, SEPT 14-16MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE THROUGH REGENERATIVE SOIL WORKS:A Design-It-Forward Workshop in Caledon, ON. **Limited Spaces Remaining**Join Garden Jane and Whole Village to learn and practice using permaculture principles.SPECIAL FOCUSWe’ll have a special focus on soils, with the aim of engaging in how to co-design practical and regenerative “solutions” to climate change in a tangible way for each participant. We’ll move from patterns to details, designing projects (or aspects of them) that move us and that motivate us all to take them forward. Note that this is personal and social work, as much as it is design work and earth... >

Paddle the Humber River

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will host this free full day event at Etienne Brule Park. Celebrate its history, enjoy a day full of activities including a local farmers’ market, and safely paddle the Humber River with boating equipment and safety professionals on site. Also fun family games and activities, live entertainment and nature and heritage hikes and community information stations.Free. 10:00am to 4:00pmEtienne Brule Park13 Crosby... >