Oriole Peanut Community Garden is an ecological oasis for the neighbourhood as well as a meeting place for families and friends to gather. The gardeners are made up of approximately 19 different nationalities and ages from newborn to 87 years old. It is the largest multicultural community garden in Canada and provides food for approximately 700 people.
We have vegetable beds for 104 families, two raised beds for seniors and /or wheelchair access, two raised educational beds, six individual flower/herbal gardens as well as approximately 1000 square feet of butterfly, bird and honey bee gardens. The garden in its entirety is organic.
It is the purpose of the garden to build on and sustain a strong foundation for diversity and multi-culturalism in North York East through the development and implementation of a world class muti-cultural, multi-age community run garden. Our partner agencies including: Working Women Community Centre, Oriole Community Centre, FoodShare and African Food Basket.