Friday, May 1, 2015 on The Morning News

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Jane Jacobs said, “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” A series of community walks around the world now celebrate Jane’s legacy. At 6:45, we’ll find out more about the Jane’s Walks being planned for this weekend in Halifax.

Getting ready for a wedding, or know someone who is? You’ll want to tune in at 7:15 to find out more about the Bespoke Wedding Event, coming this Sunday to the Halifax Club.

The countdown is on to Mud Hero 2015! July 4th marks the third time the obstacle course style race will take place at Ski Martock. At 7:45 personal trainer Ben Costigan of Core Essentials stops by to unveil a new training program for wannabe Mud Heroes that starts this weekend.

For the last half of the show, we’ll have some very special stories to tell you from the new greenhouse at Hope Blooms!

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At 7:50, we’ll chat with children and members of the community whose lives have been changed by Hope Blooms since it was founded in 2008. We’ll get their perspective on the new greenhouse.

Curious what it looks like? At 8:15, you’ll get the first-ever TV tour inside the new building with Build Right Nova Scotia directors Brad Smith and Calum MacLeod.

At 8:45, we’re joined by Hope Blooms founder Jessie Jollymore and Horticulturalist Mullai Manoharan. Find out what’s planned for the greenhouse, including a vertical farm – the first of its kind in Nova Scotia!