Farm Park Volunteers Planting in the Food Forest

Over 140 Different Species Planted in the Farm Park at Black Creek Community Farm

In our Farm Park in 2022, we estimate that 540 individual volunteers contributed 1746 hours to support maintaining pathways and trails, removing invasive plants, and planting medicinal/edible plants, harvesting, etc. We planted over 140 different species (80% native) and 700 plants including native and edible trees, shrubs, pollinators and herbaceous...

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Placement Student Profile: Eirene Cloma

Black Creek Community Farm is honoured to host amazing placement students from a wide variety of disciplines. Many thanks to Eirene for sharing this biography with us. Eirene was a volunteer this season, and then joined as a placement student.  Interested in getting involved? We are always welcoming new volunteers and...

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Intergenerational Gathering and Learning at the Farm

What a lovely sight to look at! Intergenerational interaction and learning from the “Fall Cooking Workshop with Chef Adrienne Panis” on September 29. Our seniors had a chance to mingle with younger parents, speak to their kids, and welcome others in the community.  Twelve families from the TCDSB Parenting and...

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October 1: Black Creek Pop-Up Market & Community Wellness Fair

Black Creek Pop-Up Market & NWT OHT Community Wellness Fair Saturday, October 1: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (EST) Corner Commons (southeast corner of Jane & Finch Mall): 1911 Finch Ave. W., Toronto ON, M3N 2V2 Please mark your calendars! Alongside the next and last Black Creek Pop-Up Market, the...

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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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the farm and the city radio

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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Vidula’s Apple Chutney

Ingredients: Apples 6lb Sugar 1 cup Salt 3tsp Black Rock Salt 1tsp Pepper 1tsp Red chilly powder 1/2 tsp Roasted ground cumin 2tsp Instructions: Core and chop cleaned apples into 1 inch pieces. Put in a heavy bottom pan and stir in one cup sugar. Put the pan on high...

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