Taste the Pawpaw – North America’s Largest Native Fruit
- Learn the cultural and botanical history of the pawpaw, Asimina Triloba.
- Become active in spreading the growth of this unique native tree. One sapling will be given as a door prize.
- Connect with the Slow Food Toronto community to share in responsible pleasure.
When: Thursday, October 24th – 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Hawthorne Food and Drink, 60 Richmond St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1N8 (tasting will be held in an event space above the restaurant) MAP.
Reservations for dinner at 8:00pm are encouraged. To make a reservation please call (647) 930-9517
- Ethno-botany of the pawpaw – Ionatan Waisgluss
- Pawpaw trees in urban pollinator habitat gardens – Paul DeCampo
- Pawpaw tasting – Planting options for seeds [Bring a bag to keep seeds moist]
- Potential pawpaw projects – General discussion
Please RSVP to [email protected]
Ionatan Waisgluss is an upper-year student studying Botany and Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He’s worked alongside a wide range of organizations and institutions in order to explore the relationship between people, plants, and place, always looking for meaningful connections that can be used to develop and nurture community. When he isn’t studying or working, he often runs workshops, guided tours and other community-oriented events. He is also very fond of writing and the arts. You can find him online at: http://ionatan.webs.com.