“Art Speaks Volumes” at Nuit Blanche 2017

On September 30th, downtown Toronto streets were transformed into an outdoor art gallery celebrating the diversity of art culture in what is known as Nuit Blanche.  The free annual event takes places from sunset to sunrise, with cordoned off streets showcasing contemporary art through videos, sculptures, photography, paintings and performances. For the first time since…

An Issue of Perceptions: The closure of Whittamore’s Farm emphasizes the need to connect the urban and the rural

Whittamore’s Farm is a 330-acre vegetable and fruit farm located just outside Toronto’s eastern boundary. On a typical autumn Saturday morning, the farm’s indoor market is busy with suburban families purchasing fresh Ontario produce and homemade pies, and the adjacent ‘fun yard’ is filled with toddlers, teens, and adults taking selfies among pumpkin patches and…