Common Roots Blog

Farm news, urban garden resources, events, job postings and other earthy goodness
Growing Sense premiers on AMI -TV

Growing Sense premiers on AMI -TV

In 2017, many of you might have noticed regular film crews on the farm, especially around the Rick Hansen Healing Garden area.  That was for a TV show called 'Growing Sense' an inspiring, 10-part documentary which premieres this week on AMI-tv, follows therapeutic...

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BlueNosing for Common Roots

BlueNosing for Common Roots

We're going to stretch ourselves this year, and participate in the ScotiaBank BlueNose Marathon!  We're looking for runners and walkers to join our  fundraising team on Blue Nose race weekend!  Choose the 5k, 10k, 15k, Half or Full Marathon distance.  We'd love your...

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Come Volunteer With Us!

Come Volunteer With Us!

Come be one of our cherished Farm Steward Volunteers this season. Join us as we spend the summer outside gardening, spending time in community, and learning from one another. Every summer, Common Roots Urban Farm is cared for by a group of dedicated volunteers that...

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Where will our Garden Grow?

Where will our Garden Grow?

Halifax’s Common Roots Urban Farm grew up on interim land that was allocated by the NSHA. With the QEII Redevelopment Project’s new construction slated to begin in 2019, our vibrant community farm, located at Bell and Robie, has one more growing season and then it has...

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