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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 …

Community Farm Day Reminder

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Community Farm Day is happening this Saturday, August 25th!  There are only a few spots left available for the mini bus, so if you need a lift, please make sure to reserve your seat by contacting Marie-Anne.  For those riding with us, we will all be leaving the Roulant at 10:30 am, so make sure to get here at least 15 mins …

Harvest Workshop on the Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

As all our gardens slowly reach their peak of production, we’d love to have you join us in the Terrasses Roy for info sessions on How to Harvest. In these workshops, we will walk through the gardens and speak about what is ready to harvest directly in the Terrasses Roy. We will also cover topics surrounding Crop Planning, How to …

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Harvest party 2018!

Agriculture, Events

On Thursday, September 13th, it’s Harvest time! Come enjoy the Terraces 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 and taste some fresh and local veggies! When: September 13th …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Urban Agriculture

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the farm of Santropol Roulant in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the Farmers’ Markets, you rarely have the opportunity to touch the soil where they grow. Community farm day is your opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of organic agriculture on the island of …