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Green Access Program

Established in 2011, the Green Access Program uses the Green Roof at AccessPoint on Danforth as a launching pad for activities that build skills around food and gardening. The program brings together community development, environmental education, and health. The rooftop garden also provides community members – many who live in high-rise buildings with no personal outdoor space – the opportunity to participate in gardening activities.

Get involved

We invite you to join us in building a community space where all ages and people can come together to share ideas and learn, through a hands-on experience, about the importance of healthy foods and the environment.

Volunteer at the garden:

  • Every Saturday morning from 10:00 am until noon (late April through late October)
  • No prior experience required
  • Meet other gardeners and work together as a group
  • Learn about growing food, herbs, and flowers
  • Children are welcome (must be accompanied by an adult)

For more information, please call 416-699-7920.

Green roof visits:

  • Book your group for a tour or a gardening activity in collaboration with the Green Access Program
  • Request a slideshow of the Green Roof growing season to show your tour group
  • Visiting groups include school classrooms and summer camps that participate in age appropriate gardening activities, tasting tours and more

For more information or to book a tour, call 416-699-7820.

Classes, workshops and training

Each year we offer a selection of training on topics related to environmental awareness, stewardship, healthy foods, and hands-on gardening. Other departments at Access Alliance and hub partner agencies offer some of their programs on the Green Roof. The space is also available to some outside groups who would like an outdoor venue for their program.

To find out about upcoming classes and workshops, visit our program calendar.

Bookings

Book your own event! For more information, call 416-699-7820.

When using the rooftop garden, we ask that you follow these guidelines.

The Green Access Program is proudly funded by: