Join Fresh City and Mama Earth Organics as we explore the wonderful world of spring produce!

Have you ever wondered how produce is grown, harvested and stored as the snow starts to melt? What are the best Ontario-grown fruits and vegetables to eat and cook with in the spring? At Fresh City and Mama Earth Organics, we love eating seasonally and we are excited to share that love with you!

Join nutritionist and cookbook author Deirdre Buryk, Jeremy Stojan (Farm Manager , Fresh City), and Ashley Hunter (Small Farms Coordinator, Mama Earth) as they explore the wonderful world of local spring produce!

Deirdre, Jeremy, and Ashley will discuss:

  • How the Fresh City Downsview Park Farm location operates in late winter/early spring, including growing, harvesting, and storing produce
  • How the Mama Earth Organics small farms program operates
  • What's in season during this time period
  • How planting and harvesting happen
  • How to select and store local spring produce at home
  • How to work with local spring produce and pair flavours in new ways
  • Exciting updates about our Downsview Park Farm space!