Last Friday night, friends and supporters of Not Far From The Tree came together at our End of Season Celebration and raised a glass to mark the end of our 6th successful urban harvest season. If you ask us, we did it right
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It’s been an amazing season! With our donors, volunteers, and community partners, Not Far From The Tree has picked more than 22,000 pounds of fruit from 348 trees, including apples, apricots, plums, pears, cherries
Whether you’re celebrating your birthday or a bachelorette party, throwing axes will bring the festivities to a boastfully badass level. We won’t be heaving any hatchets at this Friday’s End of Season Celebration
There is nothing quite like hard apple cider made from apples grown in your own neighbourhood and using a homemade cider press. To show our gratitude to the Supreme Gleaners (volunteer pick leaders) and core volunteers
Beneath colourful flags, amongst crowds and laughter, with ethereal melodies echoing from beyond a grand garden, rickety direction posts pointing the way to festive places, kids with painted faces
People have been harvesting apples for millennia – and enjoying apple cider for almost as long! Cider has a long history in parts of England (where it remains a popular treat), Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, and
On Tuesday July 23rd, Not Far From The Tree was invited to table at the Yonge Corporate Centre’s tenant BBQ, where all ingredients used came from within 100 miles of Toronto. It was a great opportunity to
Last week was a very special one for Not Far From The Tree. On Monday, July 22nd, we went apricot picking with former Toronto mayor, David Miller. As a part of our recent crowdfunding campaign, he agreed to join five lucky
It’s hard to believe that August is around the corner. It feels like just yesterday that we were launching our Blossom Watch Campaign to track the arrival of fruit-bearing blossoms around the city, and now our baskets are bursting
Stuffed cherries and skewers on the BBQ, a rooftop garden, the hot sun and cold cider, fantastic people and high spirits – it all adds up to an amazing Season Launch Party!