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Urban Agriculture Workshops for 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Whether you have planned to do more gardening in 2019, or want to learn more about our food systems or simply dream about growing your own tomatoes … Our series on urban agriculture workshops for the general public is made for you! Whatever your motivations, it’s the beginning of a new year and, with it, our ideas to prepare you …

Film screening “Sortir du désert” & discussion

Agriculture, Events, Food, Local, Youth

What: Come and discover this short film “Sortir du desert”, produced by SUCO Solidarity Union Cooperation and L’OEUVRE LÉGER with the partnership of Funambules Medias, co-directed by six young people from the CJE Southwest with the help of Josué Bertolino, seasoned director. In a nutshell, it’s a film featuring young adults from South West Montreal who are wondering about the …

JOB OFFER: FARM MANAGER

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings

Shout out to young farmers! Do you have experience in farming and managing a small team? Are you passionate about working for a community organization? Here is an opportunity to deepen your experience in small-scale farm management while nourishing social change and intergenerational connections. As part of our mission of building a food system that is healthy, just, and sustainable, Santropol …

Thank You Agriculture Team

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm, Staff, Urban Agriculture

It has been a few weeks since the agriculture season officially came to an end, and we would like to take this moment to thank our wonderful farm and urban agriculture team for all their hard work over the past season. An enormous thank you to Maya, Tali, Virginie, Olivia, Raphaëlle, Julien, Samuel, and Marie-Anne for the abundant harvest you have showered …

Farming Opportunities Coming Soon…

Agriculture, Featured

As we’re getting ready to close the curtains on 2018, we are already anticipating the year to come! Each year at the Roulant, an amazing agriculture team works to make Montreal a more sustainable environment and help improve access to nutritious, organic vegetables. If you have always wanted to work in urban agriculture or peri-urban farming, stay tuned for new …

Networking 6 à 8 event with Food Secure Canada

Agriculture, Events, Food

As part of the 10th Assembly of Food Secure Canada, Santropol Roulant is hosting a networking event for Assembly attendees and members of our community and the general public interested in learning more about what we do and visiting our space. Learn information about the FSC Assembly here. When: Saturday, November 3rd, from 6 – 8 pm. Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy Est …

The farm is moving to rhythm of autumn

Agriculture, Featured

Last big push before the winter! On the farm, the tasks are diversified and are not lacking. We must already anticipate for the next season while continuing to harvest for our organic baskets and the kitchen. The summer and hot weather is already over, but there are still three weeks of organic baskets to provide, and the help of our …

Organic Baskets with BioLocaux

Agriculture, Food

Did you know it is possible to continue to enjoy local, organic produce all year long? Bio Locaux offers you the possibility to pick up an organic basket, during the winter, at Santropol Roulant. On Thursdays from 5 to 7 pm, from mid-November to May 2019. Bio Locaux is a group of organic farms that are members of the CAPÉ …

Come help us close the gardens!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Fall is officially here and the agricultural season is sadly coming to an end. This means that we have to close this summer in beauty with 2 volunteer shifts in order to tear-down the gardens In the Terrasses Roy on October 11th: from 13h30 to 15h from 15h to 18h30 On the rooftop garden the 13th of October: from 9h30 …

Harvest Party 2018- Postponed

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Please note that the Harvest Party has been moved by one week to Thursday, September 13th! Come to enjoy the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden project of the Plateau-Mount-Royal borough taking place on Roy street outside of the Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its second year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest …

Introduction to seed saving workshop!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

September has arrived and it’s time to dip your toes into the art of plant breeding by learning the science of seed saving in order to prepare your garden for next year! When: Wednesday, September 19th, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm Where: At the Terraces Roy tables in front of Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy East (second floor in case of rain) Cost: $10 …

A magical day at the farm with our community!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Community Farm Day happened on Saturday, August 25th!  Visit in the field One of the main goals of this event was to introduce the world of peri-urban agriculture to our community. During Community Farm Day, it was possible to discover Santropol Roulant’s farm and talk with the farmers, but also learn about the other farm projects surrounding us, such as the …