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Sparrow Gardens' Donations: July to September 2023


We are pleased to report that, to date, Sparrow Gardens has harvested and donated the equivalent of 175 classic farm share bags of vegetables in support of M.I.N.D., The Salvation Army, & Feed Scarborough. Once again, we want to say a big thank you to our customers and generous donors who helped to make this possible.


Vegetable Type

Weight/Units

collard

15,945 grams

lettuce

12,912 grams

lettuce heads

800 grams

curly kale

6,125 grams

sugar snap peas

793 grams

garlic chives

6 bunches

minari

385 grams

beets

25 units

kale

5,853 grams

garlic scape

520 grams

mizuna

166 grams

choi

788 grams

tatsoi

143 grams

cilantro

2 bunches

parsley

4 bunches

dino kale

532 grams

cabbage

20 heads

peppers

2,401 grams

hot peppers

750 grams

tomatos

29,448 grams

zucchini

52 units

cucumbers

20 units

beans

2,566 grams

carrots

4 bunches

dragons tongue (beans)

3,366 grams

How can I get involved in Sparrow Gardens' charitable work?

1) Volunteer.

Fill out our volunteer inquiry form at www.sparrowgardens.ca (scroll down to the bottom of the webpage). Our team will contact you to find best available dates and times. We welcome singles, small groups, large groups, youth groups, church groups, community groups, both young and old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by their guardians.


2) Financial Support.

If you would like to support our charitable work, please send your support for our donation-crop via e-transfer to farm.sparrowgardens@gmail.com. Donations of any amount will go a long way to help us continue to do what we do! Be sure to make a note on your e-transfer that the funds you are sending are for donation. Please note, we do not issue tax receipts for any donations made.


3) Your home grown vegetable donations.

If you are growing vegetables in your own backyard and would like join in our donation to our charity partners, please contact Farmer Tash to arrange for drop off. Our charity partner representatives come to the farm once a week to pick up food for their community kitchens and food banks.


You can reach our team at farm.sparrowgardens@gmail.com with your questions or comments.

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