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Happy Trails to Our Summer Interns

Agriculture, Staff

September and the start of the school year have arrived. Our interns completed their contracts and are now back in school. Émilie Lamoureux-Sproule, our intern at the Volunteer Coordination Program left for Toronto to learn documentary making. Her overflowing energy will be missed, but she assured us that she would come back to the Roulant in the future! Vincent Lacharité-Laframboise, …

What a Community Farm Day!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Nearly one hundred people went to Senneville to visit the Ferme du Roulant on Community Farm Day on August 24th.The Roulant’s community gathered in the enchanting farm setting to visit the facilities, enjoy a good meal, listen to music and get together.  If you did not know it, the Ferme du Roulant produces more than 15,000 kg of fresh and …

Garlic and Tomatoes in Bulk

Agriculture, Basket, Featured

Craving fresh and organic garlic and tomatoes? The team at Ferme du Roulant harvested 12000 heads of garlic and tomato plants are entering their moment of bountiful glory! The best part is that you can now order your own garlic or tomatoes! No need to be a basket member! Pick up time is Thursdays from 4 to 7 pm, at …

Harvest party 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events

Come and enjoy the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden project of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal borough located on Roy street outside of Santropol Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its third year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest and taste some fresh and local veggies! When: September 12th from 4 to 7 pmWhere: Terrasses Roy, in …

Introduction to seed saving workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops

September has arrived and it’s time to grow your knowledge by learning the science of seed saving in order to prepare your garden for next year! When: Wednesday, September 18th, from 5:30 to 7:00 pmWhere: Terrasses Roy in front of Santropol Roulant on 111 rue Roy Est (second floor in case of rain)Cost: suggested contribution of $10 to $15 (pay-what-you-can) Please note that the workshop …

Your 2019 Farmers Olympics champions

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

Congratulations to the Ferme du Roulant, Ferme de l’Île and Urban Agriculture program team for their performance at the 2019 Farmers Olympics held at the Tourne-Sol Co-operative Farm. The Roulant’s team got the higher hand over the six teams in competition. Starting with the entrance that made a lot of noise, the team really impressed the judges. The pitchfork throw …

Harvest Workshop in the Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops

All our gardens are reaching their peak of production and we’d love to have you join us in the Terrasses Roy for our Harvest Workshop. This workshop will have you walk through the gardens and learn about what is ready to harvest. We will also cover topics surrounding crop planning, harvesting, tips and tricks for successful yields, and we’ll have …

Community Farm Day at Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Come discover and celebrate the Ferme du Roulant! This warm and friendly day will be filled with fun activities and time in nature. The event is made for the Roulant’s community, its volunteers, its basket members, its farmers and partners. Prepare for abundance and surprises! Please note that the farm is a 45 minute drive and that we will be …

Fall Internship at the Roulant Farm

Agriculture, Job Postings

Do you have experience in farming? Are you looking for a job that aligns with your values for community engagement and sustainable agriculture? Well, step right up! Santropol Roulant has partnered with Agriculture Canada to offer a four (4) month internship at our farm in Senneville via the Youth Employment Skills Program, designed for youth seeking barriers to employment—sometimes finding …

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 …