You are now in the main content area


People working on Ryerson's rooftop garden.
Learn how you can get your hands dirty at the Urban Farm!

The Urban Farm is proud to offer a variety of educational programming and hands-on training for the Toronto Metropolitan University community and members of the public throughout the growing season. From tours and field visits to in-person training and workshops, there are plenty of opportunities for you to experience a day in the life at the Urban Farm!

Four students holding fresh carrots walking through rows of crops.

Book a tour

Interested in learning more about rooftop growing spaces and what it takes to operate an urban farm in the heart of downtown Toronto? We offer educational tours for students and community members throughout the growing season!

Learn how you can book a tour.

Sunflowers tower above crops grown in the Three Sisters Garden.

Indigenous Foodways

The Indigenous Foodways program supports and celebrates Indigenous ways of growing and ecological knowledge through programming and the growing of culturally significant crops and medicines.

Learn more about the Indigenous Foodways program.



Attend a workshop or webinar

Participate in a program or event

From starting seedlings indoors to hands-on harvest experience, the Urban Farm offers a variety of programs and events to members of the university community.

Register for a program or event.

An Urban Farm staff member harvests turnips on the ENG roof.

Harvest Collective and Learning Circle

The Harvest Collective and Learning Circle aims to build capacity within the Black Food Sovereignty movement through experiential learning opportunities that are Black-led, Black-mandated and Black-serving.

Learn more about the Harvest Collective and Learning Circle program.

A group of Urban Farm staff stand amid a row of crops on the ENG roof.

Work at the Urban Farm

Want to become a member of the Urban Farm team? The Urban Farm offers paid undergraduate and graduate positions during the summer season!

Apply to be an Urban Field Apprentice by April 10, 2024

If you have any questions, email (opens in new window) .