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A Story of the Urban Harvest

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Staff

If you are passionate about the food security needs of the elderly, love working with volunteers in the kitchen, and are excited about keeping the kitchen spic’n’span, you might just be the person we are looking for. The full-time position will focus on the daily operations and development of the Meals-on-Wheels kitchen program. The deadline to apply is Monday, November …

Visit Our New General Store!

Agriculture, Food, Frozen Meals, Fruits Défendus, Fundraising

Ever wished the Roulant mini-market were there for you all week long? Do you want to taste the delicious preserves being canned right here? Or take home a portion of our healthy meals for your own dinner? It’s all available for you in our New General Store right here at 111 Rue Roy Est. Local and Organic Products for Sale! …

A Thanksgiving Basket

Agriculture, Food, Senneville Farm

Much as we’d like to deny it, summer is over, but with Thanksgiving around the corner we thought it be fun to partner with our friends at Les volailles et gibiers Fernando to offer a special Thanksgiving basket. We’re only putting together a handful of these so get ’em while they last. The costs $127 (cost varies depending on the size of turkey) and should be …

Garden Tear Down!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Join us at the Edible Campus to help us tear down our gardens at McGill University Friday, October 10th from 10am-4pm! Dress warmly and be prepared to get dirty! In case of rain, the activity will be postponed to the following day. You are encouraged to stay for the whole activity, but drop-ins are also welcome. Please email Carlo to sign up and feel free to bring your friends. Thank you to everyone who has …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Join us on our annual Community Farm Day, that will take place on September 27th, and get to know Santropol Roulant’s periurban farm and main gardening site located in Senneville in the West Island. Expect some fresh air, bird calls and dirt under your nails! What: The day includes a farm tour and a gardening session in order to give a …

Seed Saving Workshop

Agriculture, 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, 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, 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, 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

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 …