Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project

Poster for "Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project" on a yellow background with two baskets of fruits and vegetables in the middle of the image. Text reads: "Registration is open. Golden Mile food equity community project, a 2022 cultural hotspot signature project." With sponsorship from the City of Toronto, Mural Routes and Feed Scarborough.

Mural Routes and Feed Scarborough have partnered to deliver The Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project, a City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot Signature Project. Through a holistic approach to community-building, local artists and community members will facilitate four workshops where participants will learn, create, eat, and grow together.

The Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project will combine sustainable food practices and art-making to harvest a strong sense of community belonging among participants and provide a sense of pride and connections to their local support systems and non-profit organizations such as Feed Scarborough, Mural Routes, and Cultural Hotspot.

What:
Attend an art-based workshop, where participants will decorate a terra cotta pot as well as learn how to grow a plant that they can care for in their own homes. Participants will also be able to contribute concepts and ideas to four designs which will be transferred onto picnic tables. All supplies and light snacks will be provided for participants.

Who:
These workshops are open to individuals of all ages and abilities, and we especially encourage families who reside in the Golden Mile and/or belong to the Feed Scarborough community to attend.
*Priority will be given to registered participants living in the Golden Mile area and/or those who express a connection to the Feed Scarborough community.

When:
Please register for one of the four workshops. The workshops are held on:

Saturday, July 9th, 2022: 11am – 1 pm

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022: 11am – 1 pm

Saturday, August 6th, 2022: 11am – 1 pm

Sunday, August 21st, 2022: 11am – 1 pm

Where:
Feed Scarborough, 3595 St Clair Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1K 1L8

* Workshops are open to all ages and abilities. We ask that anyone under the age of 14 be accompanied by an adult guardian and that anyone that requires additional assistance to participate be accompanied by an aid to assist them with the painting process.

**Please be prepared with reusable water bottles, sun hats, sunblock, and appropriate clothing for the outdoor workshops. Tents will be provided for shade, however we ask you to be prepared for the external environmental conditions.

***Space is limited. If you are unable to attend for any reason, please notify Jenneen Beattie, Program Manager: jenneen@muralroutes.ca


Registration: Golden Mile Food Equity Community Project

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