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This Month: Seedy Saturday, new volunteer opportunities, PA Day Camp and more!

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Welcome to our newsletter!

We have lots of great programs and events planned for 2016 and are excited to have this new monthly newsletter to keep in touch with you. Please spread the word and invite your contacts to subscribe. We hope you enjoy it!

Check out our NEW WEBSITE!
We’re launching our very own website! We’ll be adding lots of new content in the coming weeks, but there’s already lots of cool stuff to explore. Take a look and let us know what you think!
blackcreekfarm.ca

Seedy Saturday April 9, 10am – 3pm

Get ready to get growing! We’re excited to be hosting our first Seedy Saturday event at the farm this Saturday! Find all the details on our website or Facebook page.

Purchase local, organic seeds and perennials from Urban Harvest, Matchbox Garden & Seed Co, and Ann’s Produce. Bring your own seeds to swap seeds with friends and neighbours at a free seed exchange facilitated by Toronto Seed Library.BCCF, FoodShare and Afri-Can FoodBasket will be offering free workshops on starting your own seedlings, vermi-composting, and world crops.

Pizza baked in our wood-fired oven will be available for purchase.

Parking is extremely limited on site. Please travel by public transit or contact us for nearby parking options. This event is cash only.

Thanks to USC Canada, Seeds of Diversity and the Bauta Family Initiative on Seed Security for making this event possible.

PA Day Camp: Friday, April 15

Send your kids (ages 5-11) to PA Day Camp to experience our amazing camp program for a day! $25/child* (hot lunch and snacks included).Please email the Farm School Coordinator or call 416-393-6381 to register.
*limited subsidized spots are available

Food Forest Volunteer Days

On April 23 and 30, help us plant fruit trees, berry bushes, and other edible perennials in our Food Forest. A light vegetarian lunch will be provided for all volunteers. Please email us – or sign up through our Facebook events listings.

Facebook Events
Kids Programs
Attention parents and educators! We’re currently booking field trips in our Farm School Program and taking registrations for our Summer Farm Camp. Please visit our websitefor more information.
BCCF Markets

Our farmers are busy growing seedlings in the greenhouse in preparation for our summer markets!

We’ll be launching a new Saturday On-Site Market in July. Bring the whole family to meet your farmers and explore the farm. We’ll even have our bake oven fired up for fresh pizza! Find all the detailshere.

Harvest Share members receive the best prices on our organic produce. Register for our Tuesday Harvest Share programtoday!

Harvest Share Sign-Up
Show your support for Black Creek Community Farm with your very own cotton market bag. The proceeds from each $10 bag support our programs for children and youth. You can get yours at any of our upcoming events.
More Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with us! We’ll be posting lots of new volunteer opportunities on our website in the coming weeks. Email the Volunteer Coordinator if you’d like to become a BCCF volunteer.

Volunteer Opportunities
Eat, Move, & Live Healthier!
We are offering 3 free workshops in partnership with the Black Creek Community Health Centre. Join us to learn how to stay healthy and prevent chronic diseases like diabetes! Please visit theFacebook event for more details.
Dates: April 21, 28 and May 5, 6 – 8 pm
Location: Black Creek Community Health Centre, 2202 Jane St, Toronto, ON M3M 1A4
Please call 416.249.8000 x 2235 to reserve your spot.
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