Orlando Martin López Gómez
Community Food Growing Senior Manager, Foodshare

Orlando oversees FoodShare's food-growing projects across the city - turning underutilized schoolyards, hydro corridors, and parks into vibrant and productive urban farms and community gardens. Orlando is passionate about food justice, and community leadership, and provides lots of resources and support for communities to design, implement, and run their own growing and composting projects.

Day 1

June 21, 2023

1:00 pm EDT

Innovation in Green Spaces in Toronto’s Tower Communities

This tour will take place from 1:00 to 5:00 pm EST.

Visit Flemingdon Community Farm and Thorncliffe Park and explore how community-led innovation and creative partnerships resulted in high-impact, vital projects in these tower communities in Toronto’s inner suburbs serving newcomers and racialized communities.

Presenting Sponsor

Sponsor logo TD The Ready Commitment

Host City Partner

City of Toronto

Event Sponsor

Parks Canada


The Bentway
Metcalf Foundation
Government of Canada
Municipal World
Mohari Hospitality