A big Thank you to all who joined our 2nd annual Garden Party last Sunday and those who also made a generous donation. Here are the winners of the raffle: Chi Spa $50 gift certificate – Joann Hogberg Book city gift certificate – Frank Sullivan CD’s: Barry Stein Glen Cameron Frank Sulivan Nate Laorie Teresa de… More Thank you to all that attended our Garden Party!
Love cheesy tomatoes? Want them all in a tart? Then you’ll want to bake our very own Evelyn’s delicious tomato tart, chocked full of olives, fontina, onions, and of course tomatoes. Download the recipe here!
The OPCG members have gotten into a steady routine of weeding, watering, planting and harvesting. Our harvest for this week included romaine, tomatoes, beans, swiss chard and kale. The garden is looking great and producing a lot, and we’ll keep up the diligent work as we head into the second half of the summer!
Ingrid made a delicious salad with all the great produce from the garden. Try it out yourself! All green salad Olive oil dressing 2 tablespoon olive oil pinch of sea salt juice of ¼ lime Salad Romaine lettuce 8 leaves cut in pieces Endive 3-4 leaves cut in pieces Mint leaves finely chopped Chives stalks… More The OPCG Salad
Check out the visitors who’ve made a new home in our garden the past Saturday.
Oriole Park Community Garden is hosting a Summer Party! We are having an event in the garden and looking for participants from the ward 22 community for: – Yoga demonstration – Tai Chi – Musician For more information please email email@example.com Stay tuned as more updates will be announced soon….
We have a new team member. It’s a hose reel, and the gardeners are super excited about it! Now the super important task of watering is still splashy, but sooo much easier. In terms of the garden itself, plants are blooming and growing. We also have new fruits and vegetables coming in. The gardeners are… More The Weekly Leaf-let: OPCG Garden notes for the weeks of July 6 – July 19
Not far from our community garden is Neshama Playground, Canada’s first state-of-the-art, fully accessible playground for children of all ages and abilities. Located in the North east corner of Oriole Park, the playground features a water play area, sensory musical features, Braille panels, merry-go-round and bounce pad, accessible swings and play structures, and colourful, springy… More Neshama Playground
We got a big note of thanks from our friend at Churches on-the-Hill Foodbank. The vegetables from our first harvest were super well received! To the volunteers and Oriole Park Community Garden Steering Committee Thank you for your donations to the Churches on-the-Hill Foodbank. It is hard to imagine what a difference fresh vegetables can… More A Note of Thanks from Our Friends