Saturday, September. 28, 2013
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Teaching Garden (Toronto’s oldest Children’s Garden) with activities for the whole family from 12 noon to 4 pm. And it’s FREE–no registration required.
For Kids: Enjoy hands-on veggie harvesting with the North York Harvest Food Bank, plant garlic or spring bulbs, go on a scavenger hunt in the Teaching Garden. While you’re visiting, join the DiscoverAbility crew to make autumn crafts or join in a drama presentation.
All Ages: Pick up fall cooking and gardening tips at a free demonstration on the Westview Terrace, while enjoying a seasonal light lunch at marché 59′s pop-up bistro.
SHOP AND SAVE
Don’t miss the awesome deals in the Arrivals Courtyard at the Weston Family Library’s Used Book Sale, be sure to peruse the fresh veggies from P & H Farm’s pop up farmer’s market stall, and don’t forget to stop by ShopTBG for our autumn clearance sale! Enjoy 20 to 50 per cent off on fall must-haves such as spring blooming bulbs, hen manure, gardening gloves, tools and supplies. TBG members receive 30 per cent off bulbs.
FREE GARDEN TOURS
Want to learn more about the TBG? Meet at 3:30 p.m. in front of the building for a free garden tour of our 17 contemporary gardens, share your vexing garden questions with our knowledgeable Garden Ambassadors, or visit the TBG Info desk to learn more about our educational programs and events.
ART DISPLAY AND SALE
Pop in on the North York Visual Artist’s sale in the Floral Hall to satisfy your inner art lover; enjoy the Sheridan Nursery 100th Anniversary Display in the lobby or visit the Art Exhibit in the Weston Family Library.
ABOUT THE TEACHING GARDEN
Throughout the year, the TBGKids instructors guide school and summer camp groups in the planting and care of the Teaching Garden. These activities teach children where their food comes from and introduce them to the wonders of fresh-picked produce. Many campers and visitors come back to the TBG every year for Harvest Day. Throughout the season, campers, students, families, and garden volunteers harvest up to 900 pounds of fresh produce from the Teaching, Kitchen and Demonstration Gardens to donate to the North York Harvest Food Bank.