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 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...
Cultivating Community

Cultivating Community

By Emma Drudge All photos by Juanita Gallagher. This article originally appeared in the Summer issue of the Ecology & Action, the Ecology Action Centre’s quarterly magazine It’s early in the season at Common Roots Urban Farm. Feathery white row covers...