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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 …

Gardening workshop with Jean-Martin Fortier from Les Jardins de la Grelinette

Agriculture, Communications, Community Workshops, Events, Food

Gardening enthusiast, debutante, or somewhere in the middle, have we got something for you! Jean-Martin Fortier, family farmer at Les Jardins de la Grelinette (http://lagrelinette.com/), renown organic agriculture expert, author of a the book – Le jardinier-maraîcher: Manuel d’agriculture biologique sur petite surface (http://lejardiniermaraicher.com/)- will be leading a workshop at the Roulant in small-scale organic gardening. We are silly excited …

Looking back at the Iron Chef

Agriculture, Events, Food, Fundraising

Can you say awesome? Last Thursday evening, from 5pm onwards, hundreds of food lovers, chefs, and community members turned out to celebrate good food and good company at our third annual Iron Chef. Hit the bottom of this post for the slideshow! — Things kicked off well at 5pm, with food and drinks flowing past appreciative palates, each bite or …