Meet our Market Garden Trainee: Serena Luu

Hello, my name is Serena Luu and I am a grade 12 placement student from C.W Jefferys Collegiate Institute. My role in Black Creek Community Farm is a Market Garden Trainee. What I do as a trainee is i would harvest, plant and clean vegetables. I also worked on the...

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Fall Youth Program Registration Now Open!

We’re thrilled to announce that our Youth Program is back and open for fall registrations! If you’re aged between 15 and 29 and looking for a unique and engaging experience, join us every Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the BlackCreek Community Farm. Youth Program Details: Dates: Every...

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Zucchini Flowers

Article by Zahra Moses, BCCF summer staff through the Black Student Summer Leadership Program. Flowers can be very tricky when it comes to cooking. Which ones do you pick? How do you prepare them? How do you cook them? It seems like Rosa, from the Black Creek community, has it all...

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FACES OF BCCF: MEET PLACEMENT STUDENT, AMBER!

Amber, a York University Student, did her placement with us in the winter term. We are always honoured to host amazing placement students from a wide variety of disciplines. Many thanks to Amber for sharing this biography with us.

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FACES OF BCCF: MEET PLACEMENT STUDENT, JENNIE!

Jing Huang/Jennie, a York University Student, did her placement with us in the winter term. We are always honoured to host amazing placement students from a wide variety of disciplines. Many thanks to Jennie for sharing this biography with us.

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Farm Stands and Markets: 2022 and 2023

Featured photo is of Nobu Candles and one of their fans at one of our Pop-Up Markets in 2022. Photo by Terryl Knox.  Our market garden garners its greatest support from its Harvest Share CSA membership. (Still accepting members by the way!) We’ll also be at markets and events around...

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Thank you, farmers and gardeners!

Thank you to everyone who purchased seedlings and gardening products from us this May! Every Saturday our tiny lot would bulge with cars and people coming to pick up seedlings. Some of the most popular seedlings crops were tomatoes of all kinds, hot peppers of all kinds, bittermelon, arugula, and...

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Virtual Farmer Chat Poster - May 17, 7pm. Image of farmers holding vegertables!

Virtual Farmer Chat: Harvest Share Q&A

Join us May 17 at 7pm for an online Q/A with the Black Creek Community Farm staff! Ask your questions about the Harvest Share CSA, hear about what new vegetables and growing methods we’re trying, hear about the Plant-a-Seed campaign, the Farm Festival, and other exciting events coming in 2023....

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Urban Harvest Hosted March Break Camp Food Workshops

The Urban Harvest program supported BCCF’s virtual March Break Camp by hosting daily food segments as well as food waste reduction/diversion awareness. A total of 28 (12 kids; 16 adults) participated in the workshops where they were given the option to cook along. We were delighted to have Chef Bashir...

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Image shows seedlings growing in the greenhouse. Text reads: Organic Seedling Sale! Every Saturday in May 10am to 1pm blackcreekfarm.ca/store $2.50 each produce@blackcreekfarm.ca 4929 Jane St

Organic Seedling Sales, Every Saturday in May

Calling all gardening enthusiasts! We’re excited to announce our upcoming organic seedling sale at BCCF every Saturday in May from 10am-1pm. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just getting started, you will find what you need in our wide selection of organic seedlings like okra, bitter melon, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplant,...

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