Living on a low income, with dear Don Christie

Living on a low income, with dear Don Christie

  On March 28th, 2017, one of our beloved volunteers, Don Christie was interviewed by Natalie Dobbin, on CBC Mainstreet NS.  He talks about the challenges of living on a very low income, with many challenges, but the bright spot that Common Roots Urban Farm has...
Fresh approach to age-old problem

Fresh approach to age-old problem

Having recently returned from the Parabere Forum, held in Malmö, Sweden, Janine Kennedy wrote for the Chronicle Herald about food and food security titled A Fresh Approach to an Age-old Problem, (read the full article here). “Something I’ve been learning about (at...
Growing Sense premiers on AMI -TV

Growing Sense premiers on AMI -TV

In 2017, many of you might have noticed regular film crews on the farm, especially around the Rick Hansen Healing Garden area.  That was for a TV show called ‘Growing Sense’ an inspiring, 10-part documentary which premieres this week on AMI-tv, follows...
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...