This week on the Farm: July 8th – 14th

This week on the Farm: July 8th – 14th

Written by Ellen Petrie This week was a busy week on the Common Root BiHi Farm. Some of the finer details of becoming a booming farm site have begun to fall into place. For example, the water tanks that will be used to water the all the raised beds on site arrived on...
This week on the farm: July 1st-7th

This week on the farm: July 1st-7th

Written by Ellen Petrie As the hot weather hit Common Roots BiHi we were just as busy as ever. This week the last commons bed was constructed and filled, and our precious hazelnut bush finally put its roots in the ground. In addition to our Hazelnut many other plants...
This week on the farm: June 24th-30th

This week on the farm: June 24th-30th

Written by Ellen Petrie This past Tuesday marked a major milestone for the Common Roots Urban Farm. We were able to plant our first Market Garden bed with tomatoes, basil, and parsley. This is definitely something to celebrate because ever since January 2018 Common...
This Week on the Farm: June 16-22

This Week on the Farm: June 16-22

Written by Ellen Petrie Despite the rainy day on Thursday this week was bustling at Common Roots Urban Farm BiHi! Our Farm Steward volunteers were on the farm Tuesday and the MetroWorks Options group once again came over to lend a hand on Thursday. My favourite event...
This week on the farm: June 10-16

This week on the farm: June 10-16

This is the first in a series of blogs written by our Summer Student, Ellen. She’ll be writing here about what’s happening on the farm on a weekly basis and share stories about the other members of the farm family! From Ellen: This past week we have...