Common Roots Blog

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Profile: JoAnne Douglas

Profile: JoAnne Douglas

JoAnne Douglas works in the hospital and rents a community plot with her co-workers. She met me on the farm this summer to talk about dandelions, Tree Baths, and what the farm means to hospital staff and the rest of the community.  SG: Let’s start with what...

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Eat in Season

Eat in Season

There are too many reasons to love fresh, local produce! They are not only more nutritious, but also safer to consume. Long transportation and storage will reduce nutrients in fruits and vegetables, such as anti-oxidants Vitamin C and carotenes, and increases the...

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The Harvest Workshop

The Harvest Workshop

Join us on Sunday, Oct 22nd @ 3-4 pm on the farm for the Harvest Workshop to learn easy seedsaving techniques and amazing healthy facts on local produce by tasting them! Free admission!! Please RSVP yue.li1@msvu.ca for registration.  

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Mid-Season survey results

Mid-Season survey results

Thank you to everyone who filled out the mid-season survey. We had 82 responses, which is a fantastic snapshot of the farm community.

The survey told us a lot of amazing things about who uses the farm and what we are doing well and what we need to work on.

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