Toronto and York Region Métis Community

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TYRMC Community Garden

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Harvesting Tomatoes

Canning our Tomato Harvest for the coming Winter

Artwork by Community Members

Marissa Magneson

Tina Gibson

Ryan Arnfinson

Kathy Morgan

Event Highlights

Sugar Bush Trip

TYRMC – Sugar Bush Harvest Retreat

On Sunday, April 26th we took a group trip to Terra Cotta Conservation Site to participate in their Maple Syrup in the Park event where we were able to learn about different methods for making maple syrup and how Terra Cotta uses sustainable methods to harvest syrup from their maple trees. First stop: the pancake […]

Fun in the Snow: On Ai Famii Snowshoe Adventure 2023

On Tuesday, March 14th, we journeyed off to Wilket Creek Trail for an afternoon of snowshoeing as part of our On Ai Famii, Family and Children’s Programming. There were games, prizes, scavenger hunts, and a delicious pizza lunch from a local pizzeria—and, of course, hot chocolate as well. As part of our snowshoe scavenger hunt, […]

2022 TYRMC Powley Day Celebration

On Saturday September 24th, we gathered at our community garden at Allan Gardens Conservatory to remember the decade long fight led by the MNO with Steve and Roddy Powley for recognition of Métis harvesting rights in the R. v. Powley case. Marsee to Métis earth worker, Ethan Dankert-Lannigan, who shared their knowledge on harvesting practices including […]

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