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Emmett Avenue Community Garden: Picnic in the garden

Emmett Avenue Community Garden: Picnic in the garden

By on Oct 17, 2014 in Community Gardens, Food in Parks, TD Park Builders | 0 comments

On a hot and sticky September 3, 2014 evening, Emmett Garden in ward 11 hosted a community picnic with their gardeners. Marion Newrick and Stephanie Henry from Community Action Resource Centre (CARC) hosted the event. 25 participants came out to enjoy the tasty dishes and snacks! The children ate first, but consumed yogurt, granola bars and samosas.  After their...

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A Garden Party at the Panorama Community Garden

A Garden Party at the Panorama Community Garden

By on Aug 21, 2014 in Blog, Food in Parks | 0 comments

On Friday August 15, 2014, Panorama Community Garden Group hosted the Garden Party in the evening at Panorama Park in Ward 1. Picnic benches were loaded with food from corn chips, hot dogs, chicken and other various snacks! There was a dessert table with homemade rice krispies circles, sugar cookies and cake! There were 2 barbeques at the park where you could see...

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Harvesting the Urban Forest for Orchard Park

Harvesting the Urban Forest for Orchard Park

By on Apr 24, 2014 in Blog, Food in Parks | 0 comments

More people were in Orchard Park than you would expect on a rainy October Saturday. Huddled under tarps several dozen people were surrounded by buckets of apples ready to be made into cider. The apples were collected from several neighbourhood picks, a generous contribution from a neighbour’s Grimsby farm, as well as additional community contributions. The idea for...

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Rexdale Foodie Fest

Rexdale Foodie Fest

By on Jun 15, 2013 in Blog, Food in Parks, Ravines | 0 comments

This story is from our newsletter. Click here to get the latest from Park People. On Saturday, June 15th, about 500 people came out to enjoy the first annual Rexdale Foodie Fest.  The event included a range of activities including a salsa dancing workshop (to build up an appetite), food-tasting from local restaurants, planting seedlings with the Panorama Community...

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