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...
Plot Harvest #s

Plot Harvest #s

This year we asked some of our community gardeners to volunteer to track their harvest.  We wanted to get a sense of what the average $ value of produce that people were getting from their plots.  We have 185 plots on the farm, that take up about 1 acre of land use. ...
Garden Harvest Challenge 2017

Garden Harvest Challenge 2017

Attention all plotters! We are excited to announce the Garden Harvest Challenge 2017. As you may know, we record all produce harvested through the Market Garden. This allows us to understand changes in output over time, and gain a holistic understanding of what...
Quinpool Planters Partnership

Quinpool Planters Partnership

The Quinpool Business Association is partnering with Common Roots Urban Farm to design and maintain 10 clusters of planters along the street.  Because we have such a long Wait List for plots at Common Roots, the Quinpool Business Association is reaching out to see if...