Building Community During Quarantine

Christie Pits Park

 

Josée Couture is a local Realtor and a long time customer at the store. She recently found a new way to connect with the community during quarantine. She shared her thoughts over email. Read our Q&A to see how she’s coping, and giving back, during a crazy time.

All photos of Christie Pits courtesy of the Toronto Neighbourhood Walks Project Continue »


Fiesta Gardens Update

Dear Fiesta Gardeners,

Thanks for working with us through our pivot to pickup and delivery. For all of you have inquired about our plans to open our doors in light of the Ontario Government’s recent announcement, your patience is about bear fruit (see what we did there?).

The Garden Centre will open Tuesday, May 12th.

But it won’t be business as usual. We’ll be employing the lessons learned by the grocery store.  Continue »



Q&A With A Local Food Expert

 

Should we be worried about food shortages? Does it make a difference what apple I buy? Will I have to give up coffee? How do I bake with spelt?

These are all questions that are going through our heads right now as we try to grocery shop responsibly. To get some clarity, we talked to local chef and food activist, Joshna Maharaj. She has some great advice that will help us all be better consumers during this pandemic and in the months to come. And she has a great recipe for spelt.  Continue »



It’s About More Than Just Restaurants

 

At Fiesta Farms, we value this city’s food scene, and as independent owners ourselves, we stand behind our fellow food business owners who are suffering during the crisis. We put together this post to help everyone understand how the loss of restaurants will not only affect our dining options, but a great many other things; from food supply to real estate, and what each of us can do to help.  Continue »



Fiesta Gardens Job Fair – Postponed

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Are you looking for a sweet summer job?

You could find it at the Fiesta Gardens Job Fair!

Stop in and see us at 200 Christie St with your resume or application.

** Please be advised that the Fiesta Gardens Job Fair scheduled for March 17th and 18th has been postponed until further notice **

To read more about working at Fiesta Farms, check out our jobs page.