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    • Daily Bread Food BankThe Composting Council of Canada is a nationalnon-profit, member-driven organization with acharter to advocate and advance composting andcompost usage. It serves as the central resourceand network for the composting industry inCanada and, through its members, contributes tothe environmental sustainability of thecommunities in which they operate. Call toll-free:1- 877- 571- GROW (4769). invites all gardeners to grow an extra row of vegetables and donate the harvest to your local food bank or community food program
    • How can you help? Benefits for your community City of Toronto Parks & Recreation ! Fresh produce is an important part of a healthy Community CentresWhether your vegetable garden is large or small, diet but it is often beyond the means of manyadd an additional row, bed or pot and plant Chalkfarm CC low-income families. 180 Chalkfarm Drivesomething extra. Donate the harvest to your local Contact: Tod Debling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-395-7802PLANT A ROW • GROW A ROW efforts. Bumper crop of ! Getting 5-10 servings of vegetables and fruitszucchini? Unexpected success with your carrot per day helps to prevent disease and reduce Elmbank CRCcrop? Donate the excess to your local PLANT A ROW health care costs - which benefits individuals 10 Rampart Road• GROW A ROW efforts. Planning a trip to a farmers and our whole society. Contact: Roman Dasek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-394-8671market or pick-your-own farm? Buy a little extra ! Being an active participant in PLANT A ROW • Harrison Baths Pooland donate it to your local PLANT A ROW • GROW A ROW GROW A ROW will contribute to stronger, 15 Stephanie Streetefforts. Encourage your family and friends to do healthier, greener communities. Contact: Chris Leonard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-0335the same! Benefits for you Heron Park CC Lawrence Avenue East and Manse Road Which crops are best ! Gardening is great physical activity. Contact: Margaret Crosby . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-396-4335 . . . . . . . Jennifer McPherson . . . . . . . . . . 416-396-4366 Growing and sharing fruits and vegetables for donation? ! helps build healthy communities and healthy John Innes CRC 150 Sherbourne StreetAll fresh produce is needed, wanted and families. Contact: Dave Hains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-0043appreciated! Root vegetables (carrots, parsnips,potatoes) are best however, any produce that can Drop off locations Lawrence Heights CC 5 Replin Roadbe easily handled and stored, including broccoli, Ensure that the row you grow arrives in peak Contact: Helen Kennedy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-395-6120cabbage, peas, beans, tomatoes, radishes, sweet condition! The most direct route for your freshpeppers, summer squash (including zucchini), produce is from your garden to the food program Masaryk-Cowan CRCapples and pears are welcome. Just remove any 220 Cowan Avenue in your community. There are food banks, Contact: Vince Lawrence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-6930soil and bring it in. community kitchens and drop-in meal programs across our city that could use your donation of Regent Park South CC How to be involved fruits and vegetables to prepare and distribute healthy foods within our neighbourhoods. To 203 Sackville Green Contact: Lucky Booth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-5490¬ Plant your seeds and nurture your garden. connect with the community food program closest Rose Avenue CC Preparing your soil with organic matter or to you, please call: 675 Ontario Street compost gives you a good start to a successful Contact: Rick Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-1085 gardening season and bountiful harvest. FoodLink Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-6655 Scadding Court CC North York Harvest Food Bank . 416-635-7771 707 Dundas St. W­ At harvest time, deliver the produce you wish Daily Bread Food Bank. . . . . . . . 416-203-0050 Contact: Kevin Lee & Krista Fay. . . . . . . . 416-392-0335 to donate directly to the community food Our community partners, City of Toronto Parks St. Lawrence CC program closest to you (see Drop off Esplanade locations). & Recreation and The Civic Garden Centre, offer Contact: James Honeyman. . . . . . . . . . . . . 416-392-1347 established drop-off locations city-wide. Please® Feel good about being physically active and call to confirm drop-off times. If you need information for areas connecting with your community! outside of Toronto, The Civic Garden Centre please call 1-877-571-GROW (4769).¯ Donate seeds, tools or land to support a 777 Lawrence Avenue East . . . . . . 416-397-1340 community garden.