Saturday, September 27, noon to 4 p.m.
FREE No registration required.
Come join the fun! Meet with local beekeepers and pollinator-promoting organizations, join a free demonstration or go on a pollinator tour of the TBG gardens. Stroll up to the Teaching Garden to sip cider, plant bulbs and enjoy some family-friendly garden activities. Make crafts with DiscoverAbility and harvest veggies from the Teaching Garden for the North York Harvest Food Bank. Enjoy a delightful lunch at our outdoor Harvest Cafe on the Westview Terrace including scrumptious array of harvest and honey-themed meals and treats for purchase. Don’t forget to stop by the Garden Shop to unique garden gift or harvest-fresh produce.
There will be a BUZZ of activities for all ages:
noon to 4 p.m. – Family Fun in the Teaching Garden
Children’s activities including harvesting organic vegetables for donation to the North York Harvest Food Bank, scavenger hunts, garden arts and crafts, drama, and garlic planting. Children’s activities will take place in the TBG’s Teaching Garden. Free cider!
10:30 a.m. – Heritage Tour
Enjoy a free guided 90-minute tour with Heritage Toronto. Experienced and knowledgeable TBG guides will make your tour of the history of TBG and Edwards Gardens exciting, informative, and memorable. Heritage tour is scheduled at 10:30 a.m.
1:30 and 3:30 p.m – Pollinator Tour
In the afternoon join local pollinator experts to explore our 17 themed gardens for butterflies, native bees, and other important pollinators. All ages are welcome. Tours are hosted by Wildlife Preservation Canada at 1:30 and Toronto Beekeepers Co-operative at 3:30 p.m.
unBEElievable Demonstrations (hourly)
Pollinator and beekeeping experts will be on hand to provide lively and educational demonstrations throughout the day
- noon— Intro to Beekeeping & Harvesting Honey with the Urban Toronto Beekeepers Association
- 1 p.m.— Supporting Urban Beekeeping with U of T B.E.E.S.
- 2 p.m.— Honey Bee Health: What’s Happening to the Bees? with Toronto District Beekeepers Association
- 3 p.m. – Honey Vinegar Making & Tasting with Toronto Bee Rescue
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