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Ending the season on a high note

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

On October 6, the Roulant farm hosted our annual 2022 Agricultural Volunteer Appreciation Party. Reflecting the great season for the Roulant’s farm and gardens, this event was a real success for the community. The morning was dedicated to planting garlic, followed by a country meal and a well-deserved rest in the sun, in preparation for the Agricultural Olympics in the …

Goodbye Virginie!

Agriculture, Featured, Staff

After being such a key figure of the Senneville farm since 2018, the Roulant is sending a massive thank you to Virginie Grenier-Deschênes as her path takes her on a new journey.  Over the past five years of gorgeous vegetables, Virginie welcomed hundreds of volunteers and community members and passionately trained and taught the many farmers who joined her each …

Promoting Biodiversity at the Farm

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm

On a rainy day last June, the Roulant team as well as a group of corporate volunteers spent time at the farm in Senneville helping out with a project that has been in the works for a while: the Biodiversity Project! Together, we planted trees, shrubs, and grasses that were all carefully selected to create a more biodiverse environment at …

Community Farm Day: Power Weed!

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

The high season is in full swing at the farm as we are inviting you to come get your hands dirty for the 3rd Community Farm Day of the summer! This year again, the farm is opening its fields and greenhouses to the Roulant’s community for a massive group power weed on Friday, September 2, 2022! Time to rip out …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

Come help us harvest garlic and share a picnic in the great outdoors of Senneville! For a second time this summer, the farm is opening its arms to the Roulant community and families through a Community Farm Day on July 15. With four events planned for this summer, the goal is to offer shared food, farm activities, and farm tours. …

Urban Agriculture Opportunities with Other Organizations

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Thank you for your enthusiasm and dedication to the Roulant’s urban gardens since the beginning of May, both the gardens and the schedule are filling up fast! Until more spaces become available, take the opportunity to experience the entire Roulant cycle. 👉 We still need help with the Roulant’s other programs (in the kitchen, for meal delivery and at the …

Four Places to Buy Roulant Seedlings this Season

Agriculture, Featured

The Roulant Farm is kicking off the season with its largest seedling sale ever! We’ve produced about 60 varieties of vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs that will be available at 4 points of sale. Here are the details of each point of sale where you can find our seedlings during the month of May! Where? When? What time? At the …

The First Festivities of the Season at the Farm!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

As part of the Cultiver Montréal 2022 Festival, the Roulant Farm opens its doors to you! A festive day full of surprises awaits on May 21st, where you will meet your farmers, discover the exciting projects underway and breathe the fresh air of Senneville. When: Saturday, May 21, 2022What time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PMWhere: Ferme du Roulant, across from …

The urban agriculture schedule will be posted April 15th! 🌱

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Urban Agriculture volunteering starts on May 2, 2022 and registration will be available starting Friday, April 15th! Please read carefully: ✅You must have completed an information session (regular or special agriculture). 🧒Family volunteering on Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:30 pm at La Cité-des-Hospitalières – these shifts are for you and your children! In an effort to make our shifts more accessible …

Become an agricultural volunteer ! 🌱

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture

Believe it or not, spring is on its way and it will soon be time to get the soil ready! Be it at the farm, on the rooftop, at the Cité-des-Hospitalières… we need you! Sign up for one of the two ‘‘Agriculture special’’ info-sessions to get everything ready to join us in the fields. We will be talking about the …

Sowing for Change

Agriculture

“Every seed saved will set us free” ーNaima Penniman, in their poem Gardens are Blueprints Do you have a small balcony? A garden? Are you already dreaming of crunchy and sweet sugar snap peas and juicy cucumbers, whether it be your first or your fourteenth gardening season? February is the perfect month to snap up your seeds for the season! …