Homegrown National Park

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On Wednesday, June 26 the David Suzuki Foundation, along with several partners including Fort York National Historic Site and Toronto and Region Conservation, will be holding aHomegrown National Park event at Fort York. Admission is free and the event will run, rain or shine, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. 

At 7:00 PM we will be presenting the Gardening with Native Plants workshop in the Blue Bunker. Visit trcastewardshipevents.ca to register. We'll have great resources, door prizes, and local, native tallgrass prairie seeds to help start your garden. Canoe garden design

At 8:00 PM the unveiling of the Flagship Community Canoe container garden sponsored by North American Native Plant Society will be unveiled. This project encourages residents to plant native plants for pollinator habitat throughout the Homegrown National Park. Throughout the event there will be food trucks, local beer, and a campfire. 

 

 

At 9:00 PM there will be an outdoor screening (bring your own blankets to sit on) of the Lost Rivers documentary featuring the lost Garrison Creek, which flows underground past Fort York, and forms the backbone for the Homegrown National Park. 

Visit the facebook event page to see more details about this event. 

Please pass this along! Hope to see you there.