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Seed Saving Workshop

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm

Have you ever picked that perfect pepper and fantasized about growing it again the next year? Come learn how to harvest your seeds, avoid cross-pollination, and clean seeds with simple techniques. When: Wednesday (tonight!), September 10, from 5:30 to 7:30pm Where: The Santropol Farm in Senneville Who: Daniel Brisebois, a seed grower at Tourne-Sol cooperative farm and blogger. He is also the co-author of Crop Planning …

Portes ouvertes, rue Fermier: A Community Success

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Communications, Events, Featured, Food, Fundraising, Kitchen, News, Press & Media, SantroVelo, Senneville Farm, Video, Volunteering - Personal

More than 500 neighbours, friends and new visitors flocked to the festive Roy street on July 31 for one of the Roulant’s largest events to date! They participated in workshops, tasted and voted on the appetizers of the Iron Chef competition and danced the night away. We saw a beautiful example the the unifying power of food and our shared …

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Pocket Market is back!

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Food, Senneville Farm

Until mid-October, you will find us across from the Roulant selling organic vegetables from our peri-urban farm in Senneville, as well as from our 2 urban gardens! When: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4-7pm Where: 111, Roy East, across the street from the Roulant What: A selection of fresh Roulant produce, bread and baked goods, an ever changing selection of …

Get Your Garden On!

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Community Workshops, Events

Summer has technically not showed its sunny face yet but we’ve already started playing in our gardens and that’s reason enough to say “Bye bye spring!” and “Hello summer!” To welcome in this change we’re holding a Gardening 101 workshop for those of you looking to learn a bit about the basics of gardening and how to tend to your plants. …

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Katimavik Eco-Stage – Fruits Défendus

Agriculture, Featured, Fruits Défendus, Job Postings

For three months this summer, become the fearless leader of Les Fruits Défendus, Santropol Roulant’s urban fruit harvesting collective. We’re looking for someone to oversee the 2014 picking season, coordinate harvests (starting with the cherries), organize special events and facilitate communication with stakeholders, including Santropol Roulant, which acts as an incubator for this exciting and innovative project. Certain conditions apply: …

1st Gardening Workshop of the season: Indoor Seedling!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Featured

Believe it or not, Santropol Roulant is already gearing up for the next gardening season! And what’s the secret ingredient for next season’s success? Good indoor seedlings of course! You are invited to an indoor seedling workshop. Come and learn how to start your own seedlings and you’ll even take a seedling or two (or more!) home! Please note that the same workshop …

The SR Fresh Basket is Back!

Agriculture, Featured, Food, Fundraising, Senneville Farm

Winter is on its last legs and the time has come to sign up for a Santropol Roulant Fresh Basket and receive fresh organic veggies all summer long. New for 2014: Your choice of two pre-determined convenient  pick-up times: Tuesdays or Thursdays from 4-7pm two distinct formats: Small (1-2 ppl or 7-9 items per basket) or Regular (3-4 ppl or …

Stipend-based Work-Trade Opportunities at the Farm

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Youth

Under the supervision of an experienced farm management team, these 4 work-trade positions are an opportunity to acquire practical experience in all aspects of small-scale intensive farming, while participating in promoting local food production and increasing its accessibility in the Montreal community. These are unpaid volunteer positions; however, we are offering a $500 stipend to work-trades who complete a minimum of …

Paid Part-time Internship Opportunities at our Senneville Farm Site

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Youth

Organic farming is an exciting and challenging field and as part of our goal to engage our community and strengthen the connection between food, producers, and consumers we are excited to offer the following internship positions (4) to individuals with no prior farming or urban agriculture experience AND to individuals identifying to groups traditionally under-represented in the agricultural sector. With this …

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A Freaky Farm Story

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Stories

Out at the farm, the scenery is grey and the days are getting shorter. The fields and roads are muddy. The wind whistles and howls. Armies of mice ravage the fields, feeding on our forgotten crops and fattening up for the cold winter months ahead. The mood is dark and sombre. The end is near and a certain smell of …

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Grassroots Remedies for Detoxing and Healing Contaminated Land

Agriculture

In many cities, vacant lots are being converted into urban farms, community gardens, and gathering spaces. This is joyous news! And, it begs the question: how can we work with the power of living systems to heal and transform contaminated and damaged land into nourishing and fertile places once more?This workshop will explore some of the DIY ways we can …

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Farm tour!

Agriculture

Here’s your chance to visit Santropol Roulant’s farm in Senneville! It’s a unique opportunity to see what we’re doing out there and to get your hands in the ground! Expect a tour, a bird call or two, lots of fresh air, some field work and just the right amount of dirt under your nails!When is it? (I want to go!) …