Earlier this spring, we introduced you to two budding environmentalists, Leah and Sam, and their eco-conscious parents Karen and Jon. Today, we’re pleased to share an amazing comic strip by Leah (age 11)
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We are pleased to reveal Paul Thompson‘s contribution to our Artist in Urban Orchard program: Apple of My Eye (pictured above). Here is what Paul had to say about the piece
We are excited to introduce our second featured artist in the Artist in Urban Orchard program, Paul Thompson! Here’s a little about Paul
This last painting from Zeesy Powers is entitled Gloves. It is very much in keeping with two other pieces that Zeesy did for our Artist in Urban Orchard program, Poles and Apple. A huge thanks to Zeesy for contributing these
This is the next image in our Artist in the Urban Orchard program. The above painting, “Poles”, was created by Zeesy Powers, while she attended a pick last season. This image is almost a family portrait
This past summer, we launched the Artist in Urban Orchard program, asking members of our volunteer community to create works that show how Toronto fruit inspires them artistically. Two local artists were involved
Want to help your favourite local fruit picking organization win $1,000 and keep an art student warm at the same time? There may be only one way to do these two things at once
Introducing … Emma! Hi everyone! My name is Emma and I am the new (and sparkly) Community Arts Intern! So what does that mean? It means that I get to think up and do lots of fun community events, and use the arts to connect
What a great way to end the 2012 picking season! It was a packed party with loads of good food, good drinks and amazing people. The photo booth, interactive chalkboard, and black walnut ink prints were all very popular activities. Delicious sweets, preserves, and grilled cheeses
Not Far From the Tree is celebrating its fifth fruit-picking season this Friday from 7-10pm at The Centre for Social Innovation in the Annex. To get you excited for the evening, here’s a little taste of a few of the art installations and activities that will be happening that night.