How an urban farm in Halifax is helping one woman with her mental health

By Alex Cooke, Halifax StarMetro, Oct. 11, 2018 HALIFAX—Having outgrown its current location of seven years, Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund its transition to a new home. Finding a new, farmable space is proving to be a difficult task for the farm, which needs … Read more

Growing Stronger Neighbourhoods – Seniors Picnic

The smell of homemade pizza drifted throughout the Dartmouth Commons on Wednesday, August 1, as newcomers gathered at the Park Avenue Community Oven for pizza making and a picnic. Over 20 participants from seniors’ groups at ISANS and the YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs came out to enjoy the sunshine, … Read more