Big Night at The Green Barn

A celebration of growing and sharing good food.

Big Night celebrates backyard gardens of the past, present, and future, and highlights the long history of growing food in Toronto. Enjoy a magnificent, four-course, family-style meal inspired by classic Italian home cooking and prepared by some of the city’s finest chefs, all in support of our food access and community-building programs. Buon appetito!

Thank you for your support! #TheStopBN @TheStopCFC

Event Details

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Time: 6PM - 10PM

Date: Wednesday, June 7th

Thank you to our many sponsors, donors, vendors, chefs, guests, and volunteers for making Big Night at The Green Barn such a huge success in 2017. Together, we raised just over $270,000, a record amount in support of The Stop!

If you are interested in getting involved with the 2018 event, please contact Cara at 416-652-7867 ext. 222.


The main dinner featured chefs:
Lorenzo Loseto, George Restaurant
Rocco Agostino & Kyle Rindinella, Enoteca Sociale, Pizzeria Libretto
Drew Ellerby & Mark McEwan, The McEwan Group
Giovanna Alonzi, Sud Forno, Terroni

The reception featured:
Afrim Pristine, Cheese Boutique
Noce and Aria
Sandra Katsiou, Baker & Scone
Christian Fontolan and Edward Furlani, Oretta


Click on the link below to view the incredible items featured in our 2017 live auction.

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A special thank you to our volunteer event committee members for their time, expertise, and enthusiasm:


Freddy De Gasperis

John Montesano

Deena DelZotto

Stephen Longo

Saverio Veltri