“The key thing about the commons and the notion of reclaiming it is we’re reclaiming responsibility for habitat, social and natural..”
This episode of Habitat features an interview with Heather Menzies, author of Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, which focuses on the need to reclaim common resources to work together to build a better society.
“A lot of young people are getting involved in lots of grassroots stuff, and what the commons framework does is allows them to see they are reviving a lost heritage, something that has incredible historical legitimacy.”
The second half features an audio tour of the Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax, N.S.
Produced by Erica Butler for habitatradio.ca
Music: Expatriated, Old Man Luedecke