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Ryerson Urban Farm Fall Harvest Party
Mon, 24 October 2016, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
You’re Invited to the Ryerson Urban Farm’s annual Fall Harvest Party
Come gather with the Ryerson Urban Farm to celebrate the bountiful (and hot!) season we had this year. Enjoy the fruits of our shared labour at a pie contest, appreciate nature’s decomposition processes by learning how to grow your own mushrooms and use vermicompost, and help us plant garlic to overwinter for next summer’s harvest. And after all that, stretch out your legs in a good ol’ fashioned contra dance!
We will be acknowledging the hard work and dedication of all who make this groundbreaking project possible (thank you!), and we will provide opportunities to learn more about the Ryerson Urban Farm, what’s on the horizon, and how to get involved. All are welcome!
Ryerson Eats Pop-up Market Stand
Complimentary Beau’s beer and Brickworks Cider
DIY Mushroom Bags (take one home for $5)
Pollinator-themed Raffle Contest
Live Music and Contra Dance
Tabling Fair with ecological and social justice groups on campus
3:00pm Tour of the rooftop farm
3:30pm Pie tasting contest with rooftop-grown winter squash cultivar ‘Gold Nugget’
4:30pm Tour + garlic planting on the rooftop
5:00pm Contra dance (an easy-to-learn folk dance)
When: Monday, October 24, 2016, 3-6pm
Where: Sears Atrium (3rd Floor), George Vari Engineering Building, 245 Church Street
Cost: Free entry! Be sure to bring along some pocket change to purchase food from the Ryerson Eats Pop-up Market Stand, as well as a DIY mushroom bag.