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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 …

Seed library Resources

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture

To accompany the inauguration of the seed library here at Santropol Roulant, we’re launching a new webpage with seed saving resources! On our Seed Library Resource page, you will find more information about what a seed library is, our seed catalog, some basic biology, and links to how to collect and store different kinds of seeds. Despite being still under …

The Terrasses Roy is alive!

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 …

In the media, urban gardens at the farm

Agriculture, Featured, Press & Media

On Thursday, July 19th, the morning of Rue Fermier, CTV news and Métro Journal de Montréal attended the press conference that occurred on the second-floor terrace. The press conference inaugurated the accessible rooftop gardens, giving people with all levels of mobility access to the urban agriculture program. As many of you might already know, an elevator was built in March …