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Scarborough Village Community Garden Harvest Festival

Scarborough Village Community Garden Harvest Festival

By on Oct 28, 2014 in Blog, Community Gardens, TD Park Builders | 0 comments

On Saturday September 20, 2014, Scarborough Village Community Garden hosted their harvest festival at Fred Johnson Park in Ward 36. The harvest festival is a very special time when the children, parents and grandparents come out together to pick vegetables in the park. Children eagerly asked their grandparents about the different types of vegetables and were keen to...

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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 Dream is Realized at 1021 Birchmount Road

A Dream is Realized at 1021 Birchmount Road

By on Sep 25, 2014 in Blog, Community Gardens, TD Park Builders | 0 comments

1021 Birchmount Road is a Toronto Community Housing apartment building at Birchmount and Eglinton.  Laura Hammond, a very active member of her community, a young mother and the co-chair of the Resident Council, had a dream for the backyard of her apartment building; a backyard that was rarely used, covered in grass with couple of benches and an old playground.  Her...

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