Mr Green Thumb: Amber in the Metro

Mr Green Thumb: Amber in the Metro

“Amber Bhujel, a Nepali-Bhutanese immigrant, has been growing mustard greens, kale, and cilantro in his two handmade greenhouses during the winter at the Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax”. Nicole Gnazdowsky wrote a great article in the Halifax Metro...
Quinpool Planters Partnership

Quinpool Planters Partnership

The Quinpool Business Association is partnering with Common Roots Urban Farm to design and maintain 10 clusters of planters along the street.  Because we have such a long Wait List for plots at Common Roots, the Quinpool Business Association is reaching out to see if...
Things needed

Things needed

There are a few things Common Roots Urban Farm is looking for this season:  If you can help, please let us know: Wheelbarrows!  Oh, we need some new wheelbarrows.  Ours our 6 years old now, with heavy use and multiple fixes, so many are wobbly....
Ever wonder about the Bee Condo?

Ever wonder about the Bee Condo?

You might have seen the pollinator condo at Common Roots, near the flower farm. Here is the story behind it, written by the Young Naturalists Club of Nova Scotia. This is taken from the Nature Canada website. Read the full post here… “In October of 2016,...