All Hail The Apple: City Cider Returns!

Nestled in an urban heritage orchard are the historic grounds of the Spadina Museum. A�This weekend, they’ll be abuzz with folks attending CITY CIDER: an autumn afternoon cider celebration for all ages!

This annual celebration is Not Far From The Tree’s core fundraising event and bring together apple enthusiasts from across Ontario. A�This year, the party’s going down on Sunday September 15th from noon until 5pm.

It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy some freshly pressed ciderA�from the glut of Ontario apples soon to hit farmstands — it’s also your chance to press it!

They’ll be live musicA�fromA�The Wilderness of Manitoba‘s Will Whitwham and Amanda Balsys, plusA�Lido Pimienta,A�Ryan Carr, and Carly Drisco will also be making an appearance.

It’s also your chance to sip and savour crisp Ontario ciders from celebrated cider houses likeA�Pommies Dry Cider,A�Spirit Tree CideryA�andA�Hoity Toity Cellars. A�From the lakeside orchards on Niagara to the micro-climate grown groves of Collingwood and all the way to Prince Edward County, Ontario cider production is on the rise.

Still not sold? A�This year has food trucks returning to the Spadina House grounds for the festival! A�Feast until you�re full on local food trucks treats, including fare from Localista and vegan-friendly Animal Liberation Kitchen!

It’s not all about the nosh and tipples at this event though. A�Folks with families can enjoyA�scavenger hunts, face-painting, stilt-walking, crafts,A�James Alan: the wandering magician, andA�other adventures! A�Plus, a whole lot more likeA�yoga,A�bike-blended delights,A�orchard tours,A�souvenirs fromA�The Mackenzie HouseA�andA�workshops.

Celebrate Ontario’s agricultural heritage with an entertaining mix of live performances, activities and tasty harvest treats. Cider Cider offers fun and excitement for the entire family!

About Not Far From The Tree

Not Far From The TreeA�is an award-winning initiative that actively engages Torontonians to harvest, share, celebrate, and steward the bounty from our urban forest as a way to connect more intimately with a sound environmental way of life. Not Far From The Tree is a Tides Canada Initiative.A�

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