CityPlace Farmers’ Market

Now buying fresh, local produce is as convenient as trotting down to the neighbourhood Sobey's. Photo courtesy of MyMarket.

Now buying fresh, local produce is as convenient as trotting down to the neighbourhood Sobey's. Photo courtesy of MyMarket.

  • 3:30 p.m.

Condo-ville isn’t exactly known for its access to organic and locally grown foods. MyMarket is trying to change that with weekly farmers’ markets set up in the in the Northern Linear Park. Residents can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables virtually from their doorstep, while supporting local farmers. Everyone wins!

Details: CityPlace Farmers’ Market

Green Roof Gathering

  • Carrot Common (348 Danforth Avenue, 2nd Floor)
  • 5:30 p.m.

If the environment is your thing, what could be better than networking with a bunch of like-minded individuals on one of the leafiest rooftops in the city? That’s what Green Roof Gathering is all about. This installment features presentations from two people working to make our world a greener place—Alex Versluis, VP of YMCA Property Management; and Lara Mrosovsky, a health promoter who has organized the first green roof atop an Ontario Community Health Centre.

Details: Green Roof Gathering

Mad Matters Book Launch

  • 246 Sackville Street, Large Meeting Room (246 Sackville Street)
  • 7 p.m.

Discover new perspectives on mental illness with Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Presenting a variety of voices—from psychiatric survivors, to academics, and mental health activists— the book challenges our understanding of “madness.” The launch features appearances by the co-editors, and several writers who will discuss their contributions, as well as stand-up from the Mad Comedy Jam.

Details: Mad Matters Book Launch

Ongoing…

The Royal Ontario Museum Takes a Modern Approach to the Cradle of Civilization

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  • Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queens Park)
  • All day
Details: The Royal Ontario Museum Takes a Modern Approach to the Cradle of Civilization