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2014 Toronto Balconies Bloom PHOTO CONTEST

Toronto Balconies Bloom and the Toronto Garlic Festival are eager to share the winner of the 2014 fall photo contest...

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2012 Edible Garden Container Photo Contest

The Toronto Green Community, Riverdale Food Working Group and Toronto Balconies Bloom are delighted to showcase 2012 CONTEST WINNERS and PRIZES & SPONSORS here. Enjoy the passion and inventiveness of winners, award sponsors and celebrity garden judges for producing food in small spaces. Browse through the wonderful images and stories that swept our judges' admiration. Delight in the beauty and resourcefulness of enthusiasts for growing crops in pots!

See the full range of contest resources and details here.

2011 Edible Garden Container Photo Show

The 2011 photo contest produced a great crop of submissions! Toronto Green Community, Riverdale Food Working Group and Toronto Balconies Bloom are pleased to showcase the Contest Winners and Sponsors and Prizes here. Enjoy the enthusiasm of winners, award sponsors and celebrity garden judges for producing food in small spaces.Browse through the images and stories of container gardens produced from the hearts, minds, eyes, limbs, appetites and energy of enthusiasts for growing crops in pots! 

       

Toronto’s First Edible Container
Garden Show - 2009

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Toronto’s first Edible Container Garden Show was held Saturday, August 8th, 2009 at Withrow Park Farmers' Market. The Show was a joint initiative of Withrow Park Farmers’ Market and Toronto Balconies Bloom set up to help spread enthusiasm and experience for growing edible plants in containers.

Read more: Toronto's First Edible Container Garden Show - 2009

Duncan Mills Housing Co-operative

Located at Don Mills & 401

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In 2006, a project was started to turn a 12th floor terrace (in 15-story co-op building of 221 units) into a sustainable, accessible, chiefly vegetable, community garden. It was the idea of Mary Hynes, who has continued to drive its implementation.

Read more: Duncan Mills Housing Co-operative