The Social Gardener Cafe

The Social Gardener Cafe, a social enterprise project of the Riverdale Hub, is designed to provide opportunities for training and skill-building for marginalized women in the Riverdale/Gerrard East community. Proceeds from this social enterprise go to support programs and projects of the Riverdale Immigrant Centre and community.

Space Usage

Permitted Uses

Screening, Performance, Special Event, Class, Photo Shoot, Video/Film Shoot, Reading, Meeting, Studio Art, Exhibition, Audio Recording


Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Visual Arts

Restrictions On Use

Cafe available for exclusive rental after hours - 5pm to 12 am We have hosted film screenings, meetings, art classes in this unique accommodating space.

Booking Policies

How To Book​

Contact our Events Coordinator, at (416)465-6021 x-3093 or email

Booking Requirements

Deposit, On site meeting



  • Air-conditioned, Heated

  • Cell service, Internet access, WiFi, Projector and powerful sound system available for location

  • Wood flooring and carpet

  • Seating Capacity: 20 (Flexible seating)]


  • Fluorescent, Natural lighting/windows

  • Chairs, Tables

  • Kitchen/pantry, Private restroom, Telephone in space

  • Rehearsal piano

  • Sound system, MP3/auxiliary input, projector & screen available

  • Digital projector, Projection screen


  • Click here to view a virtual tour of the space

  • Street parking

  • ADA or AODA compliant, Accessible without stairs, Elevator

  • Restrooms


Screenings             hourly $150   daily $800 
Performances        hourly $150   -
Special Events       hourly $150   daily $800
Class                      hourly $150   - 
Photo Shoot           hourly $150   -
Video/Film Shoots  hourly 
$150   -
Reading                  hourly $150   -
Meetings                 hourly $150   -
Studio Arts              hourly $150   -
Exhibitions              -                      -
Audio Recording     hourly $150   -

To find out more about the space, set up a viewing, or make a rental inquiry please call us at (416)465-6021.

Email requests to


Visit the Riverdale Hub

By Transit:

31 Bus on Greenwood to Gerrard St 


506 Streetcar across Gerrard to Woodfield Rd

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