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...
2017 Survey Results

2017 Survey Results

Every year, we survey farm users, both in the middle as well as at the end of the season, so that we can hear what we are doing well, what needs improvement, and if we’re creating the impact we’re intending. Note: Special thanks to Adrian Herod, an...
Digging In: Vol 4

Digging In: Vol 4

DIGGING IN NOVA SCOTIA THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE NETWORK Winter 2018 Volume 4 Issue 1 Download the PDF newsletter here:  winter.2018.DiggingIn.NSTHN Digging In is great resource for activities, events, articles and resources for Therapeutic Horticulture. Therapeutic...
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...