Common Roots Blog

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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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Profile: Zenovia Ursuliak

Profile: Zenovia Ursuliak

Zenovia runs a gardening group at Common Roots as part of her clinic in the Department of Psychiatry at Dal, just a few blocks from the farm. She is also a a mushroomer, a herbalist, and a hobby farmer - and above all, a lover of plants. SG. Are you a new or...

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Profile: Stanley MacEachern

Profile: Stanley MacEachern

Sandra: So what is your name? Stanley: My name is Stanley Roy MacEachern. Sandra: And are you a new or experienced gardener? Stanley: Experienced gardener. I’ve been gardening for 35 years. Sandra: In what countries have you gardened? Stanley: Here in Canada, and in...

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