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Thank You to our 2019 Corporate Volunteers… so far!

Agriculture, Featured, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Partners, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

In the first half of 2019, Santropol Roulant welcomed 9 corporate groups for fun and meaningful team-building volunteer activities. A total of 92 employees came together to give back to the community in which they live. We’d like to take a moment to thank all of our Corporate Partners for supporting food security and social inclusion in this way, and …

Rue Fermier 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events

On July 18th, the gardens on the rooftop and the Terrasses Roy, the farmer’s market and all the collectives will be dressed to the nines to welcome you and your family and friends to celebrate summer and the community. When: July 18th from 4:00-9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East (between Coloniale and de Bullion) Cost: Free activities, food and drinks available at a …

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Rue Fermier 2019 – Volunteers needed

Agriculture, Events, Volunteering - Personal

Only a few weeks left before our biggest event of the summer: Rue Fermier! As a community celebration, we want to give you an opportunity to go behind the scenes as a volunteer. In short: When: July 18th between 4pm and 9pm Where: 111 rue Roy east, on Roy street between Coloniale and De Bullion Who: The Roulant community, neighbours, partners, friends and the …

Insect and other animal in the garden workshop: Friends and foes

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Summer is officially here: veggies are growing, flowers are blooming, and our agriculture workshop series continues with an insect workshop!  Which insects are the enemies in your garden and how do we ward them off? Which ones are useful and how do we attract them? What can you do with the famous Montreal squirrels? This workshop will answer all of theses questions and …

Gardening workshop 201

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Our agriculture workshop series continues with the Gardening 201 workshop!  Come learn more about the gardening universe and get answers to all your veggie-related questions. The workshop will include a theoretical and practical component, with the chance to make your own fertilizer and bring it home. Please note that the workshop will be bilingual. When: Wednesday July 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm Where: …

Save the date: Rue Fermier 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Featured

Mark your calendars! The community appreciation event of the year, Rue Fermier, is coming up! On July 18th, from the gardens and the rooftop to the Terrasses Roy, the veggie market and all the collectives will be at their best to welcome you and your friends/family to celebrate. When: July 18th from 4:00-9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East and Roy street between Coloniale and …

Welcome, Magali and Erin!

Agriculture, Featured, Staff

Exciting summer ahead of us as we welcome our newest members to the team, Magali and Erin! Thank you! Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page, and feel free to send them an email to welcome them to the team.

Gardening 101 Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

Come join the next workshop in our agriculture workshop series, Gardening 101! In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to be a good gardener. Please note that the workshop will be bilingual. When: Wednesday June 5th, both from 5:30 – 7:30 pmWhere: In the Terraces Roy in front of Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy EastCost: 10$ – 15$ (suggested contribution, pay-what-you-can) The …

Seedling sale & urban agriculture supplies

Agriculture, Events, General Store

Did you know that  the month of May is all about urban agriculture? For several years now, Cultiver Montreal organizes many neighbourhood events in celebration of urban gardens. We will be participating in two of these this year: Cultiver Verdun & Cultivons Le Plateau where you can come and get everything you need to cultivate this summer, but also meet …

Start Volunteering in Agriculture this May!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – the Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers for the 2019 season as of mid-May. This is a preliminary call-out to inform you of when and where volunteer shifts will be taking place and to gauge your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer …

Job Offer: Summer Farm Hand

Agriculture, Job Postings

*** NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 3rd, 2019 We’re looking for temporary full-time help at our farm in Senneville to start off our agriculture season. Do you have an interest in farming? Do you like working outdoors? Do you live in the West Island, or perhaps you’re looking for short-term summer work? If you answered yes to even some of …

Job Offer: Urban Agriculture Internships

Agriculture, Job Postings, Urban Agriculture

Get your hands dirty with the Santropol Roulant urban agriculture team this summer! We’re hiring interns to care for our rooftop garden and the Terrasses Roy and support our intergenerational community of knowledgeable gardeners. Please note that to apply, you must have been a student during the winter semester of 2019, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status, and be between …