Meet Our Market Garden Trainee: Jesus Simpson

Hello, my name is Jesus Simpson. I’m a senior at CW Jeffreys High School and am currently enrolled in my co-op at BCCF as a Market Garden Trainee.  I’m your typical teenager. but one thing separates me from the other teenagers I was born with a green thumb and an...

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Share a Holiday Box with someone you love 🎁

“WOW,” you’ll say when you see what the Value Added team and volunteers* have created for our Holiday Box. Purchase the $80 Holiday Box to support BCCF’s food access and educational programs while enjoying delicious and unique products made by Chef Bashir Munye to highlight the farm’s organic produce. With...

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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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Exploring the World of Agriculture with Kids

This month, we’d like to share some heartwarming stories and experiences from our children’s program. It’s been an absolute joy to witness the curiosity and enthusiasm of young minds as they explore the farm-to-table process, gain a deeper understanding of plants, and connect with the farm chickens.  A Colorful Tomato...

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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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Call for Artists: Toronto Food Stories Residency at BCCF

Black Creek Community Farm is seeking an artist to complete a residency with us this fall! Please share widely and apply at foodshare.net/torontofoodstories by August 20th! FoodShare is launching Toronto Food Stories: A Right to Food Art Residency, in collaboration with Black Creek Community Farm, Malvern Urban Farm, Healing As One and Emmett...

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Our 11th Annual Farm Festival was a success…THANK YOU!

Late last month, Black Creek Community Farm hosted our 11th Annual Farm Festival, and what a day it turned out to be! The community came together for a day out at the farm to support local businesses, food vendors, crafts, activities, live performances, and, of course, free ice cream!

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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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