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Community Farm Day: Garlic Planting

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

Frankie, Noah, and Russell are inviting you to the upcoming Community Farm Day! It is time for the next generation of garlic to take over, so be ready for a fun day of garlic planting at the Senneville farm. Come lend a hand and enjoy the serenity of the farm during the fall season with a potluck picnic lunch and …

Community Farm Day: Power Weed!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Frankie, Noah and Russell invite you to come get your hands dirty for the third Community Farm Day of the summer on Friday, August 25th! The theme of the day : weeds, weeds, weeds! While we are an organization that loves plants of all stripes, there are some that we would rather see in the compost pile than in the fields. The day promises …

Community Farm Day: Garlic Harvest

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The high season is in full swing at the farm as we are inviting you to come get your hands dirty for the second Community Farm Day of the summer! This year again, the farm is opening its fields to the Roulant community for a massive group garlic harvest on Friday, August 4th! We look forward to having you, your family and friends …

Tics and parsnip poison: rules to follow while at the farm

Agriculture, Featured

Ticks and parsnip poison are gaining ground in Quebec. The West Island of Montreal is now considered an endemic zone, and the Roulant farm has proved to be affected by the presence of parsnip poison and the possibility of ticks. Parsnip poison, with its harmless flower-like appearance, is an invasive exotic plant that can cause epidermal reactions, often benign. The …

Volunteer in agriculture this summer

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

We’re approaching the mid-season rush, and need your help in the gardens and at the farm! Sign up now for one of our special agriculture information sessions and come lend a hand in the fields. AGRICULTURE SPECIAL WELCOME SESSION We will be talking about the history and goals of our programs, what to expect, and answer any questions you may …

Revisiting Cultiver Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Events, Featured

For the Cultiver Montréal Festival, Terrasses Roy reopened its doors (and gardens!) to celebrate the start of the gardening season together. From seedling sales to the distribution of free mulch and the dancing rhythms of LaFHomme, the event was a success for the Roulant community and neighbourhood! As we look forward to more events on the Terrasses Roy, we’d like …

Rue Fermier 2023: garden and community

Agriculture, Events, Volunteering - Personal

Join us on Thursday, July 13 for the 2023 edition of Rue Fermier! Santropol Roulant’s most anticipated event of the year, Rue Fermier is our annual open door celebration of community and agriculture. To celebrate the first summer season of the permanent installation of the Terrasses Roy, this year’s celebration will be held amidst the gardens in front of the …

Other gardens, new horizons

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Thanks to your enthusiasm and great contribution to the Roulant’s urban gardens since the beginning of May, both the gardens and the schedule are filling up at lightning speed! Until more spaces become available, take the chance to discover the entire Roulant cycle. We still need help with other Roulant programs (kitchen, delivery and farm). But if the urban gardening …

Our team is growing!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

As we approach the high season, Magali, Adrienne and Katherine are thrilled to introduce four new agricultural recruits on both the Urban Agriculture team and the Farm team, while an existing staff member takes two steps forward as the new head of the Meals-on-Wheels team. Read on and join us in welcoming and congratulating them all! Urban Agriculture Gardens Facilitators Gracia Badibanga (top, second from …

Join us: The Terrasses Roy are back in style!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After a two-year hiatus for a makeover, the permanent phase of the Terrasses Roy is ready to welcome you back. As part of the Cultiver Montréal 2023 Festival, we invite you to join us at Cultiver Terrasses Roy and celebrate the beginning of the gardening season. Hope to see you all there! – Magali, urban agriculture program manager

Visit the La Cité garden in bloom

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After the success of the visits of La Cité-des-Hospitalières last September, we once again present the entire Roulant community with an opportunity to visit the site and walk through its marvelous blooming gardens. This visit is open to everyone – families and children are welcome! See you there! – Adrienne, Accessible Agriculture and Gardens Coordinator