With gas prices and inflation at an all-time high, farmers are among people most affected — as evidenced by their sales at farmers markets
East York residents gather on a sunny Tuesday for the weekly farmers market at Coxwell and Mortimer Avenue.
Robin Battle’s soups are a hit with her children and grandchildren. The East York resident says she’s tired of bland, chemically treated produce that travels thousands of kilometres before hitting grocery store shelves, which is why she shops at the East Lynn Park farmers’ market.
Amid the steady stream of cars and looming high rises, 26 raised garden beds are waiting to be harvested for the last time before winter arrives. The market garden, on the front lawn of Bendale Business and Technical Institute near Midland and Lawrence Avenues, gives students the opportunity to try their hand at urban agriculture.
What: UTSC’s Farmers’ Market Pumpkin Bash marks the end of the harvest year. The event includes pumpkin carving and how to cook with pumpkin lessons. Where: UTSC’s Farmers’ Market, in the University of Toronto parking…
Though it had poured rain all morning Sept. 13, the weather cleared up in time for a free corn roast at the University of Toronto Scarborough farmers’ market that afternoon.