The Red Book of Hamilton

McQuesten Urban Farm

Pat Reid
Areas Served Hamilton East; Priority is given to people living in the McQuesten Neighbourhood (Red Hill Valley Pkwy to the east, Queenston Rd to the south, Parkdale Ave to the west and the railroad tracks between Barton St and Burlington St to the north)
Hours12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Meetings2nd Thursday of the month
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Agency Type Non Profit
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St. Helen's Centre @ McQuesten
785 Britannia Ave Room 16
Hamilton ON L8H 2B6
On bus routes

An initiative to increase food security in the McQuesten area in the green space behind the former St. Helen's school.

Services include:

Providing employment opportunities and sweat equity rewards

Giving fresh fruits and vegetables year-round

Reducing urban poverty and food insecurity while enhancing the neighbourhood's health and well-being

Offering recreational opportunities for the neighbours

Opening the door to training opportunities and mentorship and more


Open to all McQuesten neighbourhood residents


Contact for information