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Multiple job offers!

Agriculture, Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

Make an impact in your community through engaging careers in social change! The Roulant is looking for people with skills and experience in human resources and team management, fundraising and communications, farm production and program development to contribute to an effervescent and rich community project. Use your strategic mindset and experience managing people to create a productive, inclusive and healthy …

A look back at the farm season

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm

The farm produced a lot of vegetables and fruit in 2021! The season started with a particularly warm month of May. Even before the baskets started, strawberries, arugula, lettuce and herbs were asking to be harvested! It’s a change from the cold springs that forced us to postpone the first baskets! This is a reality of farming; no matter how …

The Bugs of Organic Certification

Agriculture, Featured, Politics

After landing on a sunflower, the round, scarlet ladybugs eats hundreds of aphids, which would otherwise suck the sap from the plants until the plant dies. The leaf beetle, with its yellow and black striped body, settles comfortably in a squash flower, plotting a plan to eat what would normally have fed our long awaited cucurbit. Since 2012, the Ferme …

A Season Coloured by 500 Pairs of Hands

Agriculture, Featured

A look back at the 2021 urban agriculture season Imagine a hot August day. The grass at the Cité-des-Hospitalières is dull, the plants are thirsty and you try to stay in the shade. The apples are crisp, the flowers are colourful, and the enthusiasm of five Hospitaller Sisters, about fifteen young people from Camp Robin Hood, and our coordinators Adrienne …

Thank you agriculture volunteers 2021!

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

The invitation was extended on October 1st to all those who have been involved in the farm, urban agriculture or the market for the fantastic work done over the season. Planting 5200 garlic cloves, farm Olympics, food and sunshine were all part of the celebration. A huge thank you for a wonderful season! Photo credits: Nazmus Syed/Santropol Roulant

A Garden Full of History

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising

Here’s a last minute invitation! If you wish, you can help us reach our fall fundraising goal by participating in a special visit to our new agricultural plot in the heart of the Cité des Hospitalières, this Saturday, October 9. From 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, follow Pier and Adrienne into the heart of this peaceful haven at the foot …

Volunteering at the Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Adeline, one of the Roulant volunteer, chose to write about her experience volunteering in the different programs at Santropol Roulant. This week, join her while she gets her hands dirty at the Ferme du Roulant. See what a morning of peri-urban farming looks like: The Ferme du Roulant is located about thirty minutes by car from Montreal. Jean-François, Santropol Roulant’s …

A Garden, A Pizza

Agriculture

For the second edition of the Jardin Pizza project, the Roulant welcomed fifteen kindergarten students from the École au Pied-de-la-Montagne. This project, initiated by Gianna from the neighbourhood butcher shop Volailles et Gibiers Fernando and conducted by the Urban Agriculture program, introduces the concept of the food cycle and notions of nutrition to the young students. With a visit to …

Help Grow Your Community

Agriculture, Job Postings

Urban Agriculture Coordination Our Culture Get ready to immerse yourself in a mindset of gratitude and care, and to embrace uncertainty, nuance and imperfection. We’re a small organization with tons of activity, creativity and big ideas, and we’re focused on connecting people, authentic relating and living our values as best we can.  The Roulant treats people as gifts and takes …

Seeds Are Flying Off The Shelves🌻

Agriculture, Panier bio

The craze for urban agriculture is picking up again. You have a small balcony, a garden plot or any acces to dirt. You already dream of eating sweet peas or fresh, juicy cucumbers. Now is the time to buy the seeds for your growing season! Here, Virginie started sourcing organic seeds for the Ferme du Roulant 2021 season in December, …

Get Your Hands Dirty!

Agriculture, Job Postings

Farm Hands Our Culture Get ready to immerse yourself in a mindset of gratitude and care, and to embrace uncertainty, nuance and imperfection. We’re a small organization with lots of activity, creativity and big ideas, and we’re focused on connecting people, authentic relating and living our values as best we can. The Roulant treats people as gifts and takes a …