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🌷Spring is here!🌷

 

Sign up for 20 weeks of fresh produce, paying 1/3 of the seasonal cost upfront (or pay the entire amount if you wish).

By signing up for a weekly vegetable share, you help support the farm with a stable customer base through the season. This gives us the financial security to purchase seeds and tools, and to pay our farmers. As a Harvest Share member you receive the best prices on our certified organic produce in return for your commitment!

For full details on what’s include, please visit our website.

BLACK CREEK GARDEN RESOURCE NETWORK MEMBERSHIP

Calling all gardeners! If you would like to buy local organic seedlings at a discounted rate – order your SEEDLING MEMBERSHIP before MAY 20th! 

Purchase your membership now, pick up your seeds and seedlings mid-May. All seedlings are locally sourced from African Food Basket, Crooked Cucumber Family Farm, and Matchbox Garden Seeds & Co. Please visit the Black Creek Farm website for more details!

SAVE THE DATE

 

 

TICKETS: $75 ($84.75 with tax) Early Bird (limited tickets available)
Standard tickets: $100 ($113 with tax)Grab tix here: https://secure.everdale.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=38Black Creek Community Farm is hosting a fundraiser dinner on September 14, 2017 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm in collaboration with some of the best chefs in the GTA. Support this unique urban farm, celebrate urban agriculture in Toronto, and savour delicious food made from some of the best vegetables grown in the city. The night will be filled with acoustic guitar under the trees, dinner in the outdoor pavilion and dessert in the food forest.Sponsored by The Big Carrot

GET INVOLVED

Become a Volunteer!

Recurring drop-in volunteer sessions have been set for Thursdays and Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm.  Two exceptions are Seedy Saturday (April 8th) and Thursday April 13th.  Come out to participate in a variety of tasks related to site development, farming, permaculture, trail building, etc.  Dress for the weather and wear clothes that can get dirty.

Want to learn more? Read about what to expect when volunteering at BCCF here. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator or (416) 393-6381. Thank you for your interest!

COMMUNITY MESSAGE

Hi community,

The Walking Griot launches a FREE 8-week folklore theatre program for caribbean and youth of colour, ages 12 – 19, exploring the many artistic areas which makes up our afro-caribbean folklore culture while creating our own stories, sounds and movement reflecting our lives today.

WHEN: April 13 – June 3rd, 2017
TIMES: Thurs. 5pm – 7pm & Sats. 11am – 2pm
WHERE: Black Creek Community Farm
4929 Jane St. (Jane & Steeles)

TTC tokens and meal provided alongside mentorship with art professionals through a series of workshops.

TO REGISTER: https://goo.gl/Qx9EgF

The Walking Griot is a storytelling guild, initiated by Sashoya Shoya Oya, to continue the cultural traditions of afro-caribbean folklore in ways of storytelling through workshops, intergenerational programs, theatre, performance, film and visual art.

Sashoya Shoya Oya is a Jamaican-born oral-storyteller, performer, writer, and all-around theatre practitioner. She’s a past member of Nomanzland Theatre Collective, the AMY Project and she’s now currently being mentored by Artistic Director d’bi.young anitafrika as the Associate Artistic Director of The Watah Theatre and in the process of launching her storytelling guild, The Walking Griot, which aims to continue the cultural traditions of afro-caribbean folklore. Her work has been published in Black Solo: Watah Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Monodrama as a featured playwright. She is at Obsidian Theatre as a member of the 2016-2017 Playwright’s Unit and most recently, she won the ArtReach Youth Arts Pitch Contest. 

If you have any questions, please contact Sashoya at thewalkinggriot@gmail.com or 647-920-6248

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