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DIY self-watering container workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

The next event in our agriculture workshop series is a Self-watering container workshop! Come learn how to cultivate your favourite vegetables on your own rooftop, balcony or terrace. ** Please note that the same workshop will be offered twice, both will be bilingual. When: Tuesday, April 2nd AND Wednesday April 10th from 17h:30 – 19:30 pmWhere: Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy EastCost: Two choices are …

Job Offer: Farm Administrative Coordinator

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings

*** NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: SUNDAY, APRIL 21st! Shout out to young farmers! Do you have experience in farming and an enthusiasm for sustainable agriculture and community engagement ? Are you passionate about working for a community organization? Here is an opportunity to deepen your experience in small-scale farm management while nourishing social change and intergenerational connections. As part of our …

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Summer Jobs for Youth at Santropol Roulant

Agriculture, Job Postings, Youth

In collaboration with other youth skill development programs, Santropol Roulant seeks to engage youth each year in our programming by creating temporary paid positions that are exciting, challenging and fun in a variety of our program areas. If you’re under 30 and looking for a summer job that pays above minimum wage in the community sector after your university term ends, read on …

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Workshop : LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

We’re launching our Urban Agriculture Workshops for 2019 with our annual seedlings workshop. Learn how to start your own seedlings indoors before the warm weather arrives. This workshop will be in-part theory and part hands-on. Participants will go home with their own trays of seedlings to get their seasons started. Please note that the same workshop will be offered twice, both will be bilingual. When: Tuesday, February 26th OR Wednesday, March …

Volunteers and workshop participants related to urban agriculture: we want your opinion!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

We have put together a small survey to better understand our community related to our urban agriculture program and especially to be able to always better improve the activities that we propose to you in connection with our urban gardens! It will only take 3 minutes of your time to fill out the online form right here. It is also …

PLANNING YOUR 2019 AGRICULTURE SEASON!

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Although we have just experienced our first big snowstorm of the year, it is good to warm up by thinking about your next gardens! Here are some tips from Marie-Anne, the manager of the urban agriculture program, to help you plan your new garden. Step 1: FIND YOUR GARDENING OBJECTIVES! Is it more for pleasure, such as greening your yard …

Urban Agriculture Workshops for 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Whether you have planned to do more gardening in 2019, or want to learn more about our food systems or simply dream about growing your own tomatoes … Our series on urban agriculture workshops for the general public is made for you! Whatever your motivations, it’s the beginning of a new year and, with it, our ideas to prepare you …

Film screening “Sortir du désert” & discussion

Agriculture, Events, Food, Local, Youth

What: Come and discover this short film “Sortir du desert”, produced by SUCO Solidarity Union Cooperation and L’OEUVRE LÉGER with the partnership of Funambules Medias, co-directed by six young people from the CJE Southwest with the help of Josué Bertolino, seasoned director. In a nutshell, it’s a film featuring young adults from South West Montreal who are wondering about the …

JOB OFFER: FARM MANAGER

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings

Shout out to young farmers! Do you have experience in farming and managing a small team? Are you passionate about working for a community organization? Here is an opportunity to deepen your experience in small-scale farm management while nourishing social change and intergenerational connections. As part of our mission of building a food system that is healthy, just, and sustainable, Santropol …

Thank You Agriculture Team

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm, Staff, Urban Agriculture

It has been a few weeks since the agriculture season officially came to an end, and we would like to take this moment to thank our wonderful farm and urban agriculture team for all their hard work over the past season. An enormous thank you to Maya, Tali, Virginie, Olivia, Raphaëlle, Julien, Samuel, and Marie-Anne for the abundant harvest you have showered …

Farming Opportunities Coming Soon…

Agriculture, Featured

As we’re getting ready to close the curtains on 2018, we are already anticipating the year to come! Each year at the Roulant, an amazing agriculture team works to make Montreal a more sustainable environment and help improve access to nutritious, organic vegetables. If you have always wanted to work in urban agriculture or peri-urban farming, stay tuned for new …