Opportunities and Microclimates: Working with the unique characteristics of the HUB’s sustainable roof to create a habitat for pollinators and a microgreens program for the on-site vegan café, The Social Gardener. Special emphasis is on upcycling, creative problem solving, and building community connections.
The rooftop garden is managed by a team who is passionate about food security and social justice. Rosana San-Vincente, the gardener, has extensive knowledge of plant and animal biology and is currently working towards her Masters of Science degree in Urban Agriculture & Green Cities at UniLaSalle in France. Katie Mathieu, our consultant, is an urban agriculturalist and private chef with more than 25 years’ experience working in hospitality. Adam Johansson, the assistant gardener, is a budding arborist with extensive experience in hospitality. He is currently pursuing a horticulture diploma at the University of Guelph.
Tour Length: 30 minutes
Maximum # of people per time block: 4
Registration Form: https://www.riverdalehub.ca/rooftop-garden-tour-bookings/
Cancellations: Please call the Social Gardener Café @ (647) 925-3094
Registrants will automatically be entered into a draw to win one of 3 prizes:
– Bag of mint tea from our garden
– Bag of camomile tea from our garden
– One hour Skype garden consultation with Katie Mathieu (this season or next spring)
Looking forward to seeing you in the garden!
| 1326 Gerrard St E., Toronto, M4L 1Z1, Ontario, Canada|
|} September 19, 2021|
| Sunday, 10:00 am to 03:00 pm|
| (647) 925-3094|
|n Garden Tours|
| Remaining Tickets: 14|
| Social Gardener Café|