Community Reduce & Reuse Programs are offered in-person and online. In response to COVID-19, additional health and safety measures have been implemented to ensure programs are operating safely.

Check out the list of workshops and events below which includes information on how to register.

Supported by Rexdale Community Health Centre:

Food preservation workshops will focus on learning the basics of food preservation and target beginner skills in food preservations skills: Mondays, 4 – 5 p.m.

* For more information and to register please email urban.harvest@rexdalechc.com or call 416-748-4675.

Supported by Black Creek Farm & Food Share:

Urban Harvest Black Creek Farm Cooking and Preservation Workshops: Online 2 – 4 p.m. (Alternating Wednesdays, some Fridays)

*To register for upcoming workshops, please complete the form available at: bit.ly/BCCFurbanharvest.

For more information email urbanharvest@blackcreekfarm.ca or call 416-393-6381.

707 Dundas St. W., Scadding Court Community Centre:

  • Virtual sewing classes: Mondays 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Q & A ask an industry expert: Wednesdays at 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Free yourself Fridays, General Sewing crafts: Fridays at 1 – 2 p.m.

*For more information and to register for a program please email Munira Abukar at munira@scaddingcourt.org or Elza Lusufova at Elza@scaddingcourt.org or call 416-392-0335.

1765 Weston Rd., The Community Hub, supported by Progress Place:

  • Virtual sewing program on Facebook live and Instagram live: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Learn to Sew – in person/online workshops; by appointment only.

* For more information and to register for a program please email thecommunityplacehub@gmail.com or call 416-323-1429.

2677 Kipling Ave., supported by Delta Family Resource Centre:

  • Sewing E-Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Q & A ask an industry expert: Fridays 2 – 4 p.m.

* For more information and to register for a program please email Amir Islam at aislam@dfrc.ca or Bindya Chauhan at bchauhan@dfrc.ca or call 416-747-1172 *81.

10 Gateway Blvd, supported by The Neighbourhood Organization:

  • Virtual Basic Sewing Skills Training: (Bi-weekly) Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Virtual Basic Sewing Instructional Training: Wednesdays, 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Virtual Advanced Sewing Instructional Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Virtual DIY-Pouches, reusable grocery bags and other products: Fridays, 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Repair Café Free Sewing Machine repair clinics: Fridays, 1 – 3 p.m. (By appointment only)

*For more information and to register email Pearlita Juan at pjuan@tno-toronto.org or call 416-570-3883.

Contactless Bike Repair (CBR) – Free repair service. By appointment only – drop off days Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 24 hour – 72-hour turnaround. Email info@gatewaybikehub.org or call 416-551-2011 to book.

15 Tobermory Dr., supported by Culture Link:

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Drop-in/Online: Wednesdays: 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

*Recurring program is in-person/online and by appointment only.  To register for a program and for more information please contact Shuaib Alam by email at salam@cultrelink.ca or by phone at 416-561-7731.

3939 Lawrence Ave. E., supported by Access Alliance:

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Drop-in: Fridays: 11a.m. – 4 p.m.

This program is in-person/online and by appointment only. For more information or to register for a program, please email scarboroughcycles@accessalliance.ca or call 416-699-7920 x 4231.

10 Gateway Blvd., supported by The Neighbourhood Organization, Flemingdon Health Centre and Evergreen Toronto:

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Drop-in: Tuesdays: 12 – 5 p.m., Saturdays: 12 – 5 p.m.
Bike Match Exchanges: Mondays: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Wednesdays: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Fridays: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Volunteer Training, Refurbishing Sessions: Wednesdays: 12 – 5 p.m.

*Recurring program are in person/online and by appointment only.  For more information and to  register please contact info@gatewaybikehub.org or call 416-551-2011.

Locations across Toronto, supported by Food Share:

Community Compost Champions (38 community gardens across City of Toronto): Mondays to Fridays, 10 a.m. -5 p.m.

*Recurring programs are in person and by appointment only.  For more information and to register please contact growing@foodshare.net or (416) 363-6441 ext. 203.

240 Wellesley St., supported by The Neighbourhood Organization & The Community Corner:

Daily Repairs “bring in your items for repair or learn how to fix them”: Mondays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

*Recurring programs are in person/online and by appointment only.  For more information and to register please email The Community Corner thecorner240@stjamestown.org or call 416-964-6657 *240.

2667 Kipling Ave., supported by Rexdale Women’s Centre:

“U FIX IT” program in partnership with Repair CafeTO: Thursdays, 11 a.m. -1.p.m.

*Recurring programs are in person/online and by appointment only. For more information and to register please email Kwame Frempong kfrempong@rexdalewomen.org or Kadra Howsi KHowsi@rexdalewomen.org or call 416-745-9595.