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Allan Gardens Conservatory – Ready for some green?

"Allan Gardens Conservatory", strangely advertised as a major Toronto landmark, remains a well-kept secret. Have a picnic in 100s of flowers and old trees!

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Beertown – Far above & beyond a beer bar!

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Restaurants

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Della Mora

Arcadia Earth – An inspiring, immersive experience

Throughout the experience, you’ll visit several different rooms, each with its own focus on threats to our precious planet, such as electronic waste.

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Art & culture

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Cassandra

Della Mora

The Latest Scoop – Treasure trove for trend seekers

Each visit to The Latest Scoop is a like a little treasure hunt, with regularly updated inventory to keep up with the latest trends.

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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Green & Frugal – Save on sustainable self-care

Green & Frugal has an awesome selection of self-care products, also great for gifting, and sustainable swap items available, all at great prices...

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Cassandra

Della Mora

A Different Booklist – A bookstore for better

A couple of great finds I’ve gotten from this store are Braiding Sweetgrass, my favourite book of all time and The Intersectional Environmentalist...

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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Brodawka & Friends – Sweet store for grabbing gifts

I’ve bought plenty here from a beautiful, sustainably-made beach towel to a gorgeous gold-dipped necklace - both were gifts for myself!

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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Coal Miner's Daughter – Canadian clothing and more

Their guiding principles are rooted in the slow fashion movement of quality over quantity, meaning sustainably and ethically produced pieces!

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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Pretty Clean Shop – A sustainable & stunning shop

There is so much to see in this stunning space, and they have such a wide selection, you could spend hours inside and still not see it all!

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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Ecotique – Great for eco-friendly goods and gifts

I’ve bought a bunch here, from seed bombs to sustainable swaps like planet-friendly nail polish, and a pair of mittens made from old sweaters!

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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Karma Co-op – A co-op for the conscious consumer

Somewhat tucked away in the Annex neighbourhood of Toronto, this sweet shop welcomes you with a selection of locally made baked goods you can take to-go.

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Cassandra

Della Mora

Arts Market – Great selection of artisanal gifts

From beautiful jewelry to handmade or vintage home decor, amazing artwork, and candles scented with classic Canadian smells, it’s a gift-givers heaven!

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Art & culture
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Shopping

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Cassandra

Della Mora

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