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The SR Fresh Basket is Back!

Agriculture, Food

Sign up now for a summer of local and organic produce from our very own peri-urban farm in Senneville. The SR Fresh Produce Basket follows many of the principles of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). Members are asked to pay in advance for the season, thus sharing both in the risks and rewards that occur naturally in agriculture. In exchange, we commit to growing …

Urban Agriculture Summer Interns

Agriculture, Job Postings, Youth

Spring into Spring with our two exciting Urban Agriculture Summer Intern positions. This will be an 11 week long experience, one beginning mid-May, the other one beginning late June, during which you will have the opportunity to try your hand at all manner of gardening tasks. These positions are Young Canada Works funded contracts and applicants must fulfill admissibility criteria. …

Watatow! Come Set-up Our Garden

Agriculture, Events, Food, Volunteering - Personal

This is it! Your excuse to get outside, get dirty and get digging. Santropol Roulant’s garden big set-up day is coming soon! When: Friday April 26th from 10:00am to 4:00pm (postponed to Saturday April 27th in case of bad weather) *Please note: You don’t need to come for the entire length of the event, please feel free to arrive and …

Farm Management Apprenticeship

Agriculture, Job Postings

The application period for this position closed on April 1st. Thank you to all of those that applied! A beautiful 6-month position on the farm! All the details hereafter! Last day to apply is April 1st.

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Mini-internships in urban agriculture!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Job Postings

The application period for these positions closed on March 25th. Thank you to all of those that applied! {ERRATUM! If you have arrived at this page from our April 3rd 2013 newsletter, please note that we linked to the incorrect post on our website. Apologies! To find the correct job posting, please click here.} The mini-internships are back, and improved! …

Small Scale Gardening Workshop

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Community Workshops, Events, Food

Small Scale Gardening Workshop (Now offered in English! Don’t miss your chance!) with Jean-Martin Fortier, family farmer at les Jardins de la Grelinette Come to meet Quebec’s pionneer in small scale bio-intensive farming! During this 2-hour long training, the urban gardener will learn all the tricks and tips of a professional farmer while those who are willing to start their own small scale commercial farming operation …

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Our Initial Thoughts on the Montreal Urban Ag Consultation Report

Agriculture, News, Press Releases

Montreal – The Montreal Office of Public Consultation (OCPM) released this week its report on the State of Urban Agriculture in Montreal. This report is the culmination of a massive mobilization effort through which more than 29 000 montrealers signed a petition calling on the City to hold a public consultation on the said subject. Santropol Roulant applauds this great …

100 Mile Meal

Agriculture, Events, Food

Photo by: Chris Henschel www.chrishenschel.com

Fans of local organic food – We are excited to hold our 5th annual 100 Mile meal on Sunday October 21th.   The evening will consist of a 3 course meal – including local wine –  with ingredients sourced from within a 100 mile radius, followed by a panel discussion lead by local farmers.  –  More details about this year’s …