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Grand Opening of the Albion Hills Community Farm and Learning Centre

Sep 02, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release

(TORONTO - September 2)-  Celebrate the harvest season at the grand opening celebration of the Albion Hills Community Farm and Learning Centre. This free family event includes a giant pumpkin cake, Harry Potter characters to guide guests through a five acre corn maze, and tours of 10 acre farm and learning centre and community gardens. 

The farm is a new partnership between TRCA and Albion Hills Community Farm.

 

WHERE: 16555 Humber Station Road, Caledon

 

WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2011

            1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Cake cutting and maze opens at 2:30 p.m.

 

ACTIVITIES: :

  • Eat local food pavilion ($1 tastings)
  • Five acre giant corn maze
  • Giant pumpkin contest

Hay castle, potato sack races, farm tours and more!

 

Toronto and Region Conservation

With over 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look-after the natural environment. Our vision is for The Living City®, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity.  For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca. For more information on TRCA's urban agriculture projects, please visit:  www.trca.on.ca/urbanagriculture

 

Albion Hills Community Farm

Albion Hills Community Farm is a non-profit farm and learning centre that promotes local food and farming through education, conservation and community partnerships. Operating within the Albion Hills Conservation Area, the Farm leases nearly 100 acres of farmland through a partnership with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority.  Throughout the year,

Albion Hills Community Farm provides education programs, spaces for community gardens, and provides local food for local markets and institutions.

 

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Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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