Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – Cafe Belong

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. If you’re feeling peckish after a long day exploring the trails around the Don Valley, you’re in luck – Cafe Belong has you covered. Tucked in behind the […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – West End Food Co-op

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. When you enter West End Food Co-op, it may seem like your average grocery store, but it is anything but. In fact, WEFC is one of our community’s […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – jarred

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. When husband-and-wife team Chris and Andrea wanted to give thoughtful Christmas gifts on a budget, they made apple butter. Then, when the apple butter was a hit, they […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – Evelyn’s Crackers

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. Evelyn’s Crackers are all about the grains. Inspired by Red Fife wheat, a variety dating back to the 19th century, Dawn Woodward and Edmund Rek create crackers, granola, […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – ChocoSol

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. ChocoSol is more than just a chocolate shop – it’s a philosophy . Starting in Mexico in 2004 and Toronto in 2006, ChocoSol works with Indigenous cacao growers in […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 Producer Profile – Manning Canning

Fruitful is back! Not Far From the Tree’s artisan preserve collection is returning for 2016, and we’re proud to feature our producing partners here on the blog. Christine Manning has been making award-winning jams, jellies, pickles and marmalades at Manning Canning since 2012. Her products are available at shops and farmers’ markets all over Toronto […] READ MORE

Fruitful 2016 is Here!

Fruitful is back! Toronto’s favourite community-backed preserve initiative has returned. As the end of the 2016 harvest season approaches, Not Far From The Tree is excited to give Torontonians the chance to enjoy the bounty of the city’s urban forest all winter long. Our preserving initiative Fruitful will provide you with your very own batch […] READ MORE

Welcoming our New Steering Committee Chair!

There’s been a change in leadership on our Steering Committee, and we are excited to welcome Nicole Vadori to her new role as Committee Chair! Not Far From the Tree would first like to extend our deepest gratitude to Danielle Goldfinger, who has been with the organization since 2013, first as Interim Projector Director, and then as […] READ MORE

We Want YOU for City Cider 2016!

As you may have heard, Not Far From the Tree’s annual urban harvest festival and fundraiser is coming up in just a few weeks! We need 100 volunteers to help with the event – and we want you! Volunteer roles include: Welcoming guests at the front gate Taking tickets and selling admission Cider pressing Selling […] READ MORE