Hermmela Tafesse

Hermmela Tafesse is our new Market Garden Facilitator! They were formerly a part of Foodshare’s Youth Grown program, growing fresh vegetables, herbs and greens under the name Kassa Harvest. After a few years of working in the art world Hermmela decided that what was important to them was in the...

Adjowa Karkari

Adjowa has always had a deep connection to the earth and educating folks about it. There is always a strong sense of healing that comes from understanding the interconnectedness of it all. They are passionate about all things fungi, herbalism, technology and believe that community and story-telling are where the...

Adwoa Toku

Adwoa Toku is our new Seniors Program Facilitator at Black Creek Community Farm! She is passionate about regenerative urban agriculture and wellness through food. Learning and sharing knowledge is important to her and these days she gets excited about compost, fermentation and mycelial-plant relations. She loves to grow Herbs, Flowers...

Fatin Chowdhury

Fatin is the Development and Communications Manager at the farm. He’s an artist and photographer who’s excited to leverage his storytelling tools and animate our efforts at the farm tackling food insecurity. Previously, he’s been working on his Master’s in Environmental Studies degree at York University and has taken on...

Ohemaa Boateng

Ohemaa Boateng, a long time resident in the Jane and Finch community, has been a leading organizer for urban agriculture, social justice, food security and food sovereignty in Toronto. Ohemaa started her journey into food justice work at Black Creek Community Farm as a farm staff – spearheading the Farm...

Sashoya Simpson, staff at BCCF, sitting outside with bright sun, her face leaning on her right arm

Sashoya Simpson

As a long-time resident of Jane-Finch, Sashoya is an oral-storyteller, animation writer and theatre performer. She has been working with BCCF for the last 3-4 years in various capacities from Farm School/Camp Program assistant to Youth Program Coordinator and now Emergency Food Box Program Assistant. The work at the farm...

Joshua Recollet

Joshua Recollet is an Ojibway and Cree Indigenous earth worker born and raised here in Toronto. He has always had a passion for taking care of mother earth and learning about the lands and restoring the knowledge for all to learn and carry on.

Mildred, staff at BCCF, holding some veggies in a bag and smiling. She is wearing a teal BCCF t-shit!

Mildred Agsaoay

Mildred Agsaoay is an active resident, volunteer and organizer in the Jane and Finch community for the past 10 years. She is in her third year as Coordinator of the Urban Harvest Program and she hopes to inspire more residents to grow their own food, share their surplus and learn...

Anna Mancuso

Anna Mancuso is our Programs Manager at the farm.

Connor Allaby

Connor has a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from York University. Before that he graduated from an environmental engineering program at the University of Waterloo and worked for a few years as an environmental consultant. While at York and living in the Black Creek neighbourhood, Connor became involved as a...