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...
We need your support!

We need your support!

Do you think its important that food bank users get healthy produce? We do, but we need support to do so. So far this year we have received $1100 in donations to support our donation of healthy food to the Parker Street Food Bank.  Thanks to the Halifax Partnership,...
Quinpool planters now have signs!

Quinpool planters now have signs!

If you’re walking down Quinpool Road this week, you might have noticed that the Space to Grow planters now have beautiful wooden signs. Thanks so much to RBC Royal Bank providing the funds necessary for the signs, in connection with their Day of Service grant....
Barrier Busting with Rick Hansen

Barrier Busting with Rick Hansen

Have you seen these beautiful new raised beds going into the paved area around the Arbour at the farm? We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that the Common Roots Urban Farm Healing Garden has been awarded a Barrier Buster grant for $28,855, from the Rick Hansen...