Event date/time: September - December 2017
Event location: York University, HNES Building
Conceived by Toronto artist and activist Farrah-Marie Miranda, Speaking Fruit is a mobile, roadside fruit stand and design studio that feeds the movement for migrant farmworker rights.
Speaking Fruit is stationed on YorkU’s campus (HNES Building) on the terrace outside the front doors of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, adjacent to the Native Garden. Performing as an experiential learning hub and co-curricular platform for the course Food, Land and Culture, Speaking Fruit hosts workshops, artist talks, and lectures. In partnership with Regenesis and YUM, and Jane-Finch based organizations the Afri-Can Food Basket and Promoting Economic Action and Community Health (PEACH).