Category: Farmers’ Market

Shop local with park supporters this holiday season

Friends of Sorauren Park 2017 Supporter decal

Look for the Friends of Sorauren Park decal in shop windows

Support Sorauren Park this holiday season by shopping at our supporters! Look for the new Friends of Sorauren Park decal in the shop windows of the retailers and organizations that support the park.

Free programming at the park, including outdoor movies, the natural ice rink and festivals such as the WaBASH Fall Festival, cost money to produce. In addition to your donations, funding from our sponsors helps pay for permits, staging, licences, equipment and supplies.

Visit the Sorauren Farmers Market throughout the winter every Monday 3 – 7 p.m. in the Fieldhouse. A special Craft Market on Monday Dec. 11 is perfectly timed for the holidays.

Special thanks also to park supporter Roncesvalles Village BIA. Shop local to keep our community’s economic ecosystem healthy.

Happy holidays!

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End your long weekend at the Market

It’s the perfect finish to your long Canada Day weekend.

Come to the Sorauren Farmers Market on Monday, July 3 from 3 – 7 p.m. on the Sorauren Town Square.

Enjoy fresh Ontario produce, delicious prepared food, meats, baked goods and yummy sweets.

The Farmer’s Market is brought to you every Monday, year-round, by the staff and volunteers of the West End Food Co-op. And the farmers.

 

Family Day activities at Sorauren Park

Family Day poster February 20, 2017

You’re invited to the park on Family Day Monday for a campfire and special activities organized by the Friends of Sorauren Park and the Sorauren Farmers Market.

With the demise of the rink over the warm weekend, the focus will shift to the Town Square, with all-welcome drop-in ball hockey and the campfire, beginning at 1 p.m. Bring your sticks, we’ll set up the nets. Sound system courtesy Scooter Girl Toys.

The Farmers Market gets under way at 3 p.m., with special giant jenga, corn hole games and hot drinks. Fabulous market delicacies and prepared food will be available at the Market tables in the Sorauren Fieldhouse until 7 p.m.

See you at the park!

Sorauren Family Day Fun Monday Feb. 16

SoraurenFamilyDay2015Spend your Family Day in the community with a swing by Sorauren Park. The weather is looking promising for a great day of skating and shinny on the natural ice rinks, brought to you by the Sorauren Park Hosers.

Then, the Sorauren Farmers Market will start early at 2 p.m., with tunes, hot chocolate, treats and goodies, running till 7 p.m. in the Fieldhouse by the rink.

If the skies are clear, Sorauren Stargazers will set up the telescope for early-evening views of Jupiter, its four biggest moons, the Orion nebula, and other heavenly sights.

Bring your own fun things to do, too! See you at the park on Feb. 16.

Get yer country on… Country Fair comes to Sorauren Sept. 1

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Labour Day Sept. 1 features a special version of the Sorauren Farmers’ Market: the Country Fair, with live farm animals, old-timey kids’ games, Blue Ribbon competitions, strange vegetables, and great food and live music. The market runs from 3 to 7 p.m.

Make sure to end your long weekend with a visit to the Sorauren Farmers’ Market and the new Sorauren Town Square. Check out the new trees and watch the Adopt-A-Tree waterers in action. Every new tree in the square is now labelled with species and adopters’ names. Special thanks to Pollocks Home Hardware on Roncy for the hoses and Addison Inc. plumbing on Wabash Avenue for help with the tree labels. Aren’t our local businesses awesome?!

The Sorauren Farmers’ Market is produced by the West End Food Co-op and made possible by the Green Belt Farmers’ Market Network.

Liking the new Town Square but wish it had benches? Donate to the Phase 2 Town Square fundraising campaign! We’ll be installing benches, a bake oven, more bike rings, and an iconic trellis with your support. Donations of $100 or more will be recognized on the new Phase 2 Donor Wall and a permanent donor wall to be erected once the trellis is built. Makes a great gift!

All donations over $10 receive a tax receipt thanks to our collaboration with the charitable Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation.