CABBAGETOWN’S RIVERDALE FARM ANNOUNCES THE ARRIVAL OF SEVERAL NEW BORNS

It’s springtime at Riverdale Farm, located among acres of parkland and ravine at Sumach & Winchester Streets in Cabbagetown. Run by the City of TORONTO, the animals here are well-looked-after and the farm and park are partially financed by local residents. For details on their ‘buy-a’brick‘ program go to http://www.frpw.org

To reach Riverdale Farm take the #506 eastbound streetcar to Sumach Street and walk north.

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IT’S WONDERFUL & IT’S FREE – RIVERDALE FARM IN CABBAGETOWN WELCOMES SPRING/2016

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RIVERDALEFARM7RIVERDALEFARM3RIVERDALEFARM11What better place to spend some quality time than Riverdale Farm?  Formerly the site of Toronto’s Zoo, Riverdale is a delight for tourists and locals alike.  Adjacent to the Farm you’ll find Riverdale Park and Ravine, a wildlife sanctuary, the Cabbagetown Heritage Conservation District (the largest collection of Victorian-era houses in North America) and one of the oldest cemeteries in Ontario.  Open all year, it’s been resolutely defended and kept financially stable by the community.

RIVERDALEFARM9RIVERDALEFARM12To reach Riverdale Farm by public transport – CASTLEFRANK subway station, and then Parliament bus #65 to Winchester Street, and walk east.  OR COLLEGE subway station, and then streetcar #506 eastbound to Parliament Street and walk east.

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