Deep Roots

Deep Roots

For the past four years, Common Roots has run a program out of our Market Garden called Deep Roots in partnership with ISANS (Immigrant Services of NS). Participants in this program have been newcomers to Canada who were refugees and were farmers in their first...

Workshop schedule, 2018

Workshop Title Instructor Date Time Developing The Plot Jayme Melrose Wed May 2nd 4pm & 6pm Soil & Plant Growth Marwan Wed May 9 6:00 PM Proper care and use of your tools Lee Valley Sat May 12 3:00 PM Plant Nutrition Marwan Wed May 16 6:00 PM Plant Propogation...
BlueNosing for Common Roots

BlueNosing for Common Roots

We’re going to stretch ourselves this year, and participate in the ScotiaBank BlueNose Marathon!  We’re looking for runners and walkers to join our  fundraising team on Blue Nose race weekend!  Choose the 5k, 10k, 15k, Half or Full Marathon distance. ...
Where will our Garden Grow?

Where will our Garden Grow?

Halifax’s Common Roots Urban Farm grew up on interim land that was allocated by the NSHA. With the QEII Redevelopment Project’s new construction slated to begin in 2019, our vibrant community farm, located at Bell and Robie, has one more growing season and then it has...
Job posting: Social Enterprise Manager

Job posting: Social Enterprise Manager

  Partners For Care is looking for a leader who wants to affect positive change in the community. The Manager, Social Enterprise is responsible for the development and implementation of the operational plans for all PFC social enterprise programs and ensure...