Let's celebrate agriculture! Garden Party

Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 29, 2023 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm


2.5 - 3 Hours •  Ages 19+


The Grove is opening its doors and creating a one-of-a-kind dining experience that will leave you in awe. Learn from budding culinary entrepreneurs, be inspired by heart-warming community initiatives and treat your senses to a garden-to-table menu that will exhilarate your tastebuds.


Join The Grove, Growing Chefs! Ontario, and Western Fair District

Let’s Celebrate Agriculture!

Get the Agri-Food Experience with a tour of the grove and our gardens, delicious cuisine made with locally sourced food and ingredients harvested onsite from our gardens around the district.

Date: Friday, September 29th

Timing: 6PM-9PM

Location: The Grove and “Garden Party” in the gardens behind the Agriplex

Ticket Price: $60.00 plus applicable taxes & 15% gratuity


  • One (1) individual ticket to our Sept 29th ‘Let’s Celebrate Agriculture! Garden Party
  • Tour of the Grove
  • Tour of the Gardens
  • Tapas menu made with locally sourced food and ingredients harvested onsite from our gardens.
  • Live acoustic entertainment “Chris Morgan”
  • Cocktails

*Must be 19 years or older to attend

Local Businesses Featured

  • The Market at Western Fair District
  • Peacasa Snacks
  • Hot Sauce Co.
  • Arva Flour Mill Bakery
  • Forrat’s Chocolates
  • Terra Optima
  • Growing Chefs! Ontario

Speakers and tour

Tour the Grove 6PM-7PM

  • The Grove
  • Growing Chefs! Ontario
  • Peacasa Snacks
  • The Hot Sauce Co.
  • Forrat’s Chocolates

Tour the Gardens 7PM-8PM

  • Growing Chefs! Ontario
  • Terra Optima

Tapas menu

  • On the table- Peacasa Snacks with dill dip
  • Kale and Apple salad with spiced candied walnuts
  • Kataifi Shrimp with The Hot Sauce Co. cocktail sauce”
  • Mini Chicken Shawarma drizzled with Swiss chard tahini dip
  • Tomato bacon pizza squares “made with Arva flour”
  • Yalanji with garden vegetables and barley
  • Savoury Herb Basque Cheesecake with tomato jam
  • Desserts: Fine Chocolates “Forrats Chocolates”


  • Rosemary Gin Fiz
  • Basil Cucumber Smash
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