Common Roots Urban Farm which was “set up as a pilot project at Robie Street and Bell Road in 2012”. However, it’s their last season at that site, and we haven’t heard yet where it will be next year, just that it will be somewhere. I am guessing it will be one the old St. Pats Highschool site on Quinpool, only a few hundred meters away. At least that would be a good site for it with lots of sun.2018 was the 7th season for the
As a first test of an approach we may pursue, we took a couple of hours with a camera in hand to walk a neighbourhood and to talk to people about their landscapes.
Then we put together a short video from some of footage on the theme of alternatives to intensive lawncare.
Initially those examples will be somewhat Halifax-centric, reflecting our own urban settings.
It’s very much a learning process for us. We are using the site to help us develop our concepts and to organize related information.
Hopefully at some point, this website/blog will be of interest to others. When we think it’s getting there, we will put our names “out there”. Regardless, it is not about us, but about sharing and promoting ways we can live more in harmony with the natural world.