Brunch at The Farm Fundraiser: Get Your Tix Today!

A message about our Brunch at the Farm fundraiser

We have made the difficult decision to cancel Brunch at the Farm, scheduled for Sept. 17 and 18, 2022. With our team’s attention currently focused on addressing community needs and concerns, our limited capacity prevents us from being able to create and deliver an outstanding event experience at this time....

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September 3rd Pop-Up Market at Corner Commons

Our next Black Creek Pop-Up Market is on Saturday, September 3, 12-5 pm This summer, we’re hosting a series of monthly Pop-Up markets at Corner Commons, 1911 Finch Ave (in the parking lot of Jane-Finch Mall). Check out Corner Commons’ Instagram stories to see footage and images of the August event. Organized...

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Student placements at BCCF

Wondering what it is like to do your placement at Black Creek Community Farm? Imagine doing your placement on a beautiful 8-acre urban farm that houses fluffy chickens, an outdoor classroom, pavilion, outdoor brick oven, beehives and a serene trail system that leads to a ravine. Our growing spaces are...

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An Update from Your Farmers: Seeds and Winter Planning

Hello BCCF community! Despite the perception that farmers have time “off” during the winter months, there is much background planning work that takes place! The winter months are certainly a slower time around the farm, but it is also the time when we are reviewing last season’s successes and challenges, developing...

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Become a Black Creek Insider to Help Us Grow!

We are so excited to have launched Black Creek Insiders! The program offers a new way to engage with Black Creek Community Farm. As an Insider you’ll become an important pillar of our community, be eligible to receive exclusive content, access, and benefits to and from the Farm. Insiders are first...

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Urban Harvest Waste Reduction Week Celebrations 

The Urban Harvest team participated in Foodism Magazine and City of Toronto’s Love Food Hate Waste Brunch at the St Lawrence Market Kitchen. This was a kick off to the week-long Waste Reduction Week, Oct 21-27, to celebrate local and nationwide environmental efforts in helping reduce waste. The focus of the...

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Halloween at the Farm 2019 Recap

This year marked our first annual Halloween at the Farm presented by BCCF. From 2 to 5 pm, little ghouls and boys were able to enjoy activities fit for the whole family. We had a Jack-O-Lantern carving station to see who could carve the spookiest pumpkin. The farm also set...

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October Update from Your Farmers

The seasons are changing, as are things in the market garden. We have shifted into the “wrap up” phase of the season. With the exception of garlic, all other crops in the 2019 crop plan have now been seeded. While there are still lots of crops in the field waiting...

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My Season Farming at Black Creek Community Farm

by Stephanie Mak I moved to Toronto from Vancouver in January, 2019.  I had just finished an apprenticeship on an organic farm on Salt Spring Island and I knew I wanted to gain experience on an urban farm next. When I first moved to Toronto I worked as a florist’s...

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