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...
DataRam’s Story

DataRam’s Story

This summer, the United Way Halifax came to Common Roots to do a photoshoot of DataRam Humagai, and tell his story. It starts like this:  “Data Ram Humangai spent nearly two decades in a refugee camp before coming to Halifax. There was no farmland or outside...
Mr Green Thumb: Amber in the Metro

Mr Green Thumb: Amber in the Metro

“Amber Bhujel, a Nepali-Bhutanese immigrant, has been growing mustard greens, kale, and cilantro in his two handmade greenhouses during the winter at the Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax”. Nicole Gnazdowsky wrote a great article in the Halifax Metro...