CRUF Public Engagement Survey

CRUF Public Engagement Survey

In April the farm and PFC hosted a public engagement session to gather information from the farm participants and the public to determine where the farm could move and what a new farm would ideally look like. Over 250 people attended the public engagement session...
Results: Where Will We Grow

Results: Where Will We Grow

Public Engagement Meeting Summary “Where Will Our Garden Grow?” For Common Roots Urban Farm At Citadel High School Auditorium April 11, 2018 7pm – 9pm written by Greg Woolner of CoLab What Happened Approximately 250 people attended the event. Four language...
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. ...