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Evergreen Brick Works

550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8, Canada
+1 416-596-1495
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A former brick making factory, Evergreen Brick Works is now Canada's first large-scale community environmental centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Open daily and year-round, Evergreen Brick Works engages visitors in a full suite of attractions and events including our Saturday and Sunday Farmers' Market, nature trails for hiking and cycling, site tours, cooking and gardening workshops, exhibits, conferences, festivals, nature-based camps for youth and a sustainable garden market and eco-store.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8, Canada
East York
+1 416-596-1495
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing way to spend your Saturdays! Come early for the farmers' market and enjoy all that the vendors have to offer - fresh vegetables, meats, cheeses and baked goods, on my! Lots of kiosks serving delicious snacks such as savory crepes, donuts, gluten free...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area used to be a quarry and now is an expansive setting with beautiful flora and fauna, 3 large ponds where we saw snapping turtles and frogs, trails, lots of birds. We were with 2 kids, 3 and 6 years, and they had so...More

Thank Susanito
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden in the Don Valley, this former brick work and clay quarry is being handed back to nature. A farmers market, nature paths among the small river and ponds, this is a great way to spend part of your day. The farmers' market offers organic...More

Thank Mpols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Brick Works in Toronto is a great place to go. I actually grew up with a friend whose family owned the original site. Now it's open to the public. Great hikes. Great take on environmental concerns. On Bayview Avenue. You need a car to...More

Thank neil e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a wonderful place to see where most of old toronto's buildings were created and a place to see new ecology at work. the site is a model of sustainability and the trails wnderful right downtown. great food and other vendors as well the time we...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area is mainly childrens' neighborhood type gardens, and an area to be rented for events. Residential area for the most part. Very nice small lake the has a serene area about it. Free shuttle to/from area. My two rating is predicated on tourist type...More

Thank ilwaco61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a little bit of nature within the City you must visit Evergreen Brick Works. There is something there for everyone. For me the moment I step out of my car I feel tranquil not because its inside a forest because...More

Thank Lauramiller100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming from a nontario province, my view of a "nature" stroll is perhaps a bit different than someone who did not grow up near the wild. That being said, this was still a very nice visit and I can see how it has become a...More

Thank vinospizza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Brick Works and the surrounding park is a lovely place to spend an afternoon. On Saturday's there is a Farmer's Market and can get quite busy. During the week is quieter and there would be time to take walks around the wild gardens and...More

Thank myraevans1942
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Evergreen brick works is a relatively large & environmentally friendly yuppie market in what was historically its opposite - a brick factory. The weekends feature a farmer/food/craft market during the summer months (check the website) and the permanent year-round vendors include a garden shop, a...More

Thank loveDCA
East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial
Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it
boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and
gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere.
The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is
rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is
supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and
refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York
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Eileen S
is there an admission fee
22 February 2017|
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Response from EllenGreenspoon | Reviewed this property |
no. we took a shuttle bus to and from the side.
Hal S
Pictures of old bricks
11 May 2016|
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Response from Sandra C | Reviewed this property |
It is an industrial museum where you find a farm market, cafe bar, it is a part of Don Valley Park, you can park you car here and starting some trails
how late is it open in the Fall
24 September 2015|
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Response from DeerParkMom | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on what you hope to do. Cafe belong has typical restaurant hours. The farmer's market is only Saturday during the day. The sometimes have classes etc. Best to visit website.