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The First Festivities of the Season at the Farm!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

As part of the Cultiver Montréal 2022 Festival, the Roulant Farm opens its doors to you! A festive day full of surprises awaits on May 21st, where you will meet your farmers, discover the exciting projects underway and breathe the fresh air of Senneville. When: Saturday, May 21, 2022What time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PMWhere: Ferme du Roulant, across from …

The urban agriculture schedule will be posted April 15th! 🌱

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Urban Agriculture volunteering starts on May 2, 2022 and registration will be available starting Friday, April 15th! Please read carefully: ✅You must have completed an information session (regular or special agriculture). 🧒Family volunteering on Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:30 pm at La Cité-des-Hospitalières – these shifts are for you and your children! In an effort to make our shifts more accessible …

Become an agricultural volunteer ! 🌱

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture

Believe it or not, spring is on its way and it will soon be time to get the soil ready! Be it at the farm, on the rooftop, at the Cité-des-Hospitalières… we need you! Sign up for one of the two ‘‘Agriculture special’’ info-sessions to get everything ready to join us in the fields. We will be talking about the …

Sowing for Change


“Every seed saved will set us free” ーNaima Penniman, in their poem Gardens are Blueprints Do you have a small balcony? A garden? Are you already dreaming of crunchy and sweet sugar snap peas and juicy cucumbers, whether it be your first or your fourteenth gardening season? February is the perfect month to snap up your seeds for the season! …

Multiple job offers!

Agriculture, Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

Make an impact in your community through engaging careers in social change! The Roulant is looking for people with skills and experience in fundraising and communications, farm production and program development, and community outreach and support to contribute to an effervescent and rich community project. Leverage your creativity and relationship-building skills as a Fundraising & Communications Officer to engage with …

A look back at the farm season

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm

The farm produced a lot of vegetables and fruit in 2021! The season started with a particularly warm month of May. Even before the baskets started, strawberries, arugula, lettuce and herbs were asking to be harvested! It’s a change from the cold springs that forced us to postpone the first baskets! This is a reality of farming; no matter how …

The Bugs of Organic Certification

Agriculture, Featured, Politics

After landing on a sunflower, the round, scarlet ladybugs eats hundreds of aphids, which would otherwise suck the sap from the plants until the plant dies. The leaf beetle, with its yellow and black striped body, settles comfortably in a squash flower, plotting a plan to eat what would normally have fed our long awaited cucurbit. Since 2012, the Ferme …

A Season Coloured by 500 Pairs of Hands

Agriculture, Featured

A look back at the 2021 urban agriculture season Imagine a hot August day. The grass at the Cité-des-Hospitalières is dull, the plants are thirsty and you try to stay in the shade. The apples are crisp, the flowers are colourful, and the enthusiasm of five Hospitaller Sisters, about fifteen young people from Camp Robin Hood, and our coordinators Adrienne …

Thank you agriculture volunteers 2021!

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

The invitation was extended on October 1st to all those who have been involved in the farm, urban agriculture or the market for the fantastic work done over the season. Planting 5200 garlic cloves, farm Olympics, food and sunshine were all part of the celebration. A huge thank you for a wonderful season! Photo credits: Nazmus Syed/Santropol Roulant

A Garden Full of History

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising

Here’s a last minute invitation! If you wish, you can help us reach our fall fundraising goal by participating in a special visit to our new agricultural plot in the heart of the Cité des Hospitalières, this Saturday, October 9. From 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, follow Pier and Adrienne into the heart of this peaceful haven at the foot …

Volunteering at the Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Adeline, one of the Roulant volunteer, chose to write about her experience volunteering in the different programs at Santropol Roulant. This week, join her while she gets her hands dirty at the Ferme du Roulant. See what a morning of peri-urban farming looks like: The Ferme du Roulant is located about thirty minutes by car from Montreal. Jean-François, Santropol Roulant’s …