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January 2021: The Farm and the City and the Radio

Black Creek Community Farm is pleased to be one of three partnering farms and one of the five community organizations featured in The Farm and The City and The Radio project. The Farm and The City and The Radio project will be presenting three new videos featuring urban farms located in three corners...

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Title text reads: Urban Harvest: Garlic Scape pesto and Creamy Cheese with Eti and Christina, BCCF Community leaders. Separate images of Eti & Christina. Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Register Now!

Register: Urban Harvest Workshop: Garlic Scape pesto & Creamy Cheese- by Eti & Christina

Register now for this week’s #Urbanharvest workshop: Garlic Scape pesto & Creamy Cheese!! Presented by our amazing Community Leaders, Eti & Christina Register Now Eti has been volunteering with BCCF for as Urban Harvest Community Leader. She loves to learn and share her knowledge about Farming and growing food. Christina...

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Register Now – for Online Summer Camp

Register Now The Black Creek Community Farm Summer Online Camp will provide daily 1-hour sessions for children between the ages of 4 and 12 years old. The sessions will operate between July 6th and July 31st, 2020, with online registration (above link). The scheduled programming will encourage participants to get...

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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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