Events

Seedy Saturdays and Sundays 2017

Seedy Saturdays are happenings - seed exchanges, gardening fairs and celebrations of seeds! Seed sharers, protectors, propagators and the seed-curious gather to buy, sell, trade and learn about heirloom and open pollinated seeds. Events include speakers, vendors, tasty foods, and workshops ranging through how to plant a seed, prune and save to creating an urban garden habitat.

NOTE: There will be a Balcony/Container Gardening workshop at the Scarborough Seedy Saturday and Green Fair on April 1, 2017 at Blessed Cardinal Newman High School (100 Brimley Rd. S.). For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For the various Seedy event locations in Toronto and the surrounding area check here.

Growing Organic Food Course

This course takes students through an entire growing season – from seed selection and planting to harvesting and preservation. If you are interested in knowing where your food comes from, how it was grown, or you just want to learn the how to grow and source your own food – this course is for you! Growing Organic Food takes students through an entire growing season, including 5 classroom lessons, 11 hands-on lessons and 3 blogs about your own garden. 

Date of Lessons: Thursdays, April 20 to September 21, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Location: The Stop’s Green Barn, Studio 181, 601 Christie St, Toronto

Host: Canadian Organic Growers (COG)

For details, course schedule and to register: visit COG’s website, or contact either 1-888-375-7383 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Discount for COG members.

Ryerson Food Security & Urban Agriculture Courses – 2016/17

Do you have a keen passion and interest in food security? Looking to grow your knowledge of urban agriculture? Check out Ryerson's online courses. 

Leaside Garden Society

Do you want to learn more about gardening? Join members of the Leaside Garden Society for their Thursday evening meetings and learn more about gardening from the members and experts. 

Starting time is 7:30 p.m. Come at 7:15 for refreshments and social time.

Location: Leaside Public Library, 165 McRae Drive

Annual memberships are $25 for a single membership and $30 for families. Guests are always welcome!

For further information: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/leaside or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meeting Schedule:

January 12, 2017Hellebores, Presenter: Marion Jarvie

February 6, 2017, The Trees of Leaside, Presenter: Stephen Smith

North York Garden Club 

Meetings are held monthly on Monday evenings, 7:30 pm, refreshments beforehand.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 3200 Bayview Avenue (north-west corner of Finch and Bayview). 

For more information, visit www.NorthYorkGardenClub.ca

Toronto Seed Library

Ever-growing! For Toronto Seed Library information visit torontoseedlibrary.org, for events visit torontoseedlibrary.org, and on Facebook torontoseedlibrary

Black Farmer's Collective
An exciting new group in Toronto! In their words: "The goal of the Black Farmer's Collective is to develop a system that empowers our community and our farmers; anyone in or connected to the Agriculture or Argo industry sector or concerned community member about fresh food access, cost, quality and grade of what we are getting now for our dollars. Individuals, Groups, Organizations, Associations and or Agencies who are interested in issues or action related to food justice and security that affect diverse/black communities and other marginalized communities regarding food justice are welcome to join!"

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to join.

Toronto Botanical Garden Adult Courses
 
Toronto Botanical Garden offers year-round programs for adults. Click here for a selection that might be of interest to balcony gardeners. To register, call George Brown College at 416-415-5000 x2092, or register online at www.coned.georgebrown.ca/index.html
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Toronto Botanical Garden - Adult Education

Toronto Botanical Garden offers year-round programs for adults. Register online at www.coned.georgebrown.ca/index.html. Or, call George Brown College at 416-415-5000 x2092 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Evergreen Brickworks Events and Workshops

For green thumbs and the eco-curious, check out What's On at Evergreen Brick Works: ebw.evergreen.ca/whats-on