This week on the farm: June 24th-30th

This week on the farm: June 24th-30th

Written by Ellen Petrie This past Tuesday marked a major milestone for the Common Roots Urban Farm. We were able to plant our first Market Garden bed with tomatoes, basil, and parsley. This is definitely something to celebrate because ever since January 2018 Common...
How to get involved at Common Roots BiHi

How to get involved at Common Roots BiHi

This year we’ll have loads of soil to move, beds to build and plants to get in the ground, and we’d love your help! Following our big, opening work party June 1, we’ll be busy on our new site! Here are some ways you can get involved: Volunteer: We...
How to get to the New Site

How to get to the New Site

Getting to our new location may seem daunting because of the busy traffic but don’t worry! It is actually quite simple. There are many bus route options and there’s parking at the Bayers Road Centre right across the street. Plus, it’s only a 15 minute walk from the...
What to Plant in April

What to Plant in April

Gardening in April April is an exciting and hopeful time; buds start to appear on trees and crocuses pop through the soil. The first few warm, sunny days are a reminder of the oncoming summer. It can be tempting to jump into the garden the second we have a nice day,...