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End of the Market’s Season

Agriculture, Market

Thursday’s at the Roulant are very special day during the summer as the whole community gets to participate in our work. We hope you enjoyed your visits to the market to meet with our farmers and vendors, get a look around our gardens and enjoy the fun atmosphere you all help create under sunny skies. We really appreciate your continued …

A hair in the soup…

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

As a community supported farm, we have the pleasure and privilege to share with you the abundances of our harvest with you. The Ferme du Roulant also wishes to be as transparent as possible about the challenges that can arise during a farming season. In that context, we wanted to share some news today. Back in July, Virginie, the farm …

Herbalism Workshop : DIY Apple Cider Vinegar & Fire Cider

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Gardens are closing up which means we have more time to focus on the Urban Agriculture Workshops Series. We are lucky to count on Pamela, a member of the community, who is an herbalist, founder of Blueberryjams, and host of our next workshop. In this workshop, you will learn about the science behind the fermentation and the many uses of …

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

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 …