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Beets and Beats

Beets and Beats

Do you ever keep an ear out when you're walking around the farm? Dan Ritchie does. Dan is a DJ and recorded samples from all around the farm to present a workshop on audio place making. Dan writes: Place making is a concept relating to the reinvention and repurposing...

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Profile: Don Christie, Farm Steward

Profile: Don Christie, Farm Steward

(This is the first in a series of profiles of Common Roots Urban Farm volunteers and users. We hope you enjoy learning about their stories and their interaction with the farm!) Interview with Don Christie on July 5th Sandra: What is your name? Don: My name is Don...

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Tea Towels: the backstory

Tea Towels: the backstory

Pretty in love with these tea towels, won't deny it! Last fall, we were lucky to get a small grant from Credit Union Atlantic through their Community Investment Grant Program. We wanted to make some nice merchandise for the farm, and this allowed us the start-up cost....

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Market Bags: the backstory

Market Bags: the backstory

Check our new canvas bags! They're pretty cute, and they have a good story.  They've been touched by many loving hands along the way. Last fall, we were lucky to get a small grant from Credit Union Atlantic through their Community Investment Grant Program. We wanted...

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