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.
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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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