Common Roots - Bi-Hi

BiHi park at the bottom of Bayers Rd, across from the Bayers Road Centre

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Common Roots – Bi-Hi Park

 

In 2019 Common Roots Urban Farm moved from Bell Rd and Robie St to make way for the QEII hospital expansion. In March, the city approved our new site at BiHi park at the bottom of Bayers Rd. Since then CRUF BiHi has become a frequently visited spot for many in the community – for lunch break, as a detour on their walk home, to pick up veggies for the week and of course for growing in their plots, volunteering in the market garden or learning from one another. Sign up for our newsletter below to receive updates and hear about opportunities to be involved.

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Stay informed about events and happenings at Common Roots – Bi-Hi by subscribing to our newsletter. The newsletter includes photos, gardening tips and recipes using seasonal produce, and arrives in your inbox weekly during the gardening season.

Market Garden and Deep Roots

  Our market garden grows fresh greens, vegetables, herbs and flowers using ecological farming practices.  Items from our site, and our sister site at Woodside, can be purchased through our online store and picked up at either location Wednesdays between 3-6pm.

Get a Garden Plot

Our community garden has 36 plots. They are 4 feet by 12feet and cost  $30 for the growing season (subsidies available on request).   Water is available on site and garden tools are accessible at select times.  Please contact crurbanfarm@gmail.com if you’re interested in a garden plot.

Get Involved

Want to get your hands dirty and work in the sun?  We welcome groups and idividuals to help out!  Click to learn more.

Workshops

We host two workshop series each season in the Spring and Fall.  We are just finishing up our Spring series. Stay tuned for our Fall schedule!

We are also working on a series of Lunch and Learns for surrounding offices. Please contact crurbanfarm@gmail.com to find out more.

Pay for your garden plot

If you have been assigned a plot by the garden coordinator:

You can pay for your plot and purchase organic compost and soil amendments below. You can also sponsor a plot for someone who can’t afford one.
Please note that clicking the below buttons will take you to the Paypal page. If you want to buy more than one item, just return to this page to add it to your cart. Thank you!

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For more information contact

Sara at sburgess@mymetroworks.ca

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Common Roots – Bi-Hi

Bi-Hi Park at the bottom of Bayers Lake Rd, Halifax

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