Indigenous Harvesters and Artisans Market

Saturday October 27th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pmThe Bickford Centre777 Bloor Street West (at Christie)Ringfire Productions and NishDish have joined forces to bring you this enriching community event that celebrates Indigenous traditions and ecological practices, reduces waste, and promotes sustainability. This is a truly unique event that honours our communities and builds resilient spaces for Indigenous art, culture, agriculture, and traditions. This is an indoor event that includes unique vendors, artisan crafts, organic healthy food, art, music and more!Highlights include: >

North American Native Plant Society AGM

The North American Native Plant Society (NANPS) 2018 AGM & Social Saturday October 27th 9am – 3:30pmToronto Botanical Garden (777 Lawrence Ave East Toronto Ontario)  Join us to learn more about NANPS, meet other native plant advocates, and congratulate NANPS’ Garden Award winners (presented each year to individuals and organizations working towards the restoration and promotion of native plants).  We will also have the pleasure of a guided walk through nearby Wilket Creek, led by Alan Colley of Toronto Aboriginal Eco Tours. This year, NANPS will also host the Ontario Nature regional meeting for Lake Ontario North after the business part of the AGM. The Ontario Nature member groups will each speak... >

Common Ground: Urban Agriculture in Indigenous and Racialized Communities

Tuesday, October 239:30-2:00Wilson LoungeNew College 40 Willcox St.Common Ground will be an opportunity to talk about strategies for decolonizing and dismantling racism in urban agriculture. Speakers and participants will share inspiring examples and look at specific ways to strengthen relationships between UA practitioners from Indigenous, racialized and white settler communities.Speakers include: Isaac Crosby, Lead Hand, Urban Agriculture, Evergreen BrickworksLeticia Deawuo, Executive Director, Black Creek Community... >

New Roots Dinner Series

Tuesday October 2nd, 2018Various locations in Cabbagetown and near Allan Gardens4 courses,one fantastic evening4-course fundraising dinner for Green Thumbs Growing Kids catered by Daniel et Daniel, in Cabbagetown, in intimate groups of 10 in each location, including an historic house from the 1860s, Spruce, Labour of Love, Toronto Dance Theatre, and Spruce Loft.  For a limited time, early bird tickets are $150.00 per person, (They will then be raised to $200 per person)  >