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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 …

Press Release: Iron Chef

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising, Press Releases, Publications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5th, 2012 Local Restaurants Go Head to Head in Support of Urban Agriculture Montreal — The battle of the beets is back as local restaurants face off in support of Santropol Roulant’s Urban Agriculture Program. The 3rd annual Iron Chef Competition will take place on Thursday, September 6 th from 5-10pm at the Edible Campus Garden …

Iron Chef 2012 – 1 part bucolic, 2 parts adrenaline

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising

Photo by Jacob Saltiel

This is it! Our Iron Chef competition is back for a third year! It’s going to be huge! This year, six teams of chefs will have one hour to harvest fresh produce from our Edible Campus Garden and cook up a feast LIVE on location. Chefs from Rumi, Holder, Sala Rosa, La Khaïma, Fabergé, and a community team (Gabriel Couture and Cai Rintoul) …

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Job Posting: Director of Urban Agriculture

Agriculture, Job Postings

The application period for this position closed on September 10th. Thank you to all of those that applied! Interested in shaping the future of Santropol Roulant? We are hiring someone to guide the continued development of our Urban Ag work. This is a unique opportunity. Please, check out the file below for more information and forward the job posting widely. Thanks! …

The Good Food Revolution: An Evening with Will Allen

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Events

Will Allen, author of The Good Food Revolution

Save the date! If you have even the slightest interest in urban agriculture, the following event is for you! Will Allen is a leading figure in the ever growing urban agriculture movement. Come hear him speak. Get your tickets now. What: The Good Food Revolution: An Evening with Will Allen Who: Will Allen is the author of The Good Food …

Film Screening: Grown in Detroit

Agriculture, Events, Video

“As a documentary about hope, the tenacity of the human spirit, and the silver linings in even the darkest of clouds, the Poppenks’ tale of The Motor City and its less-privileged residents is excellent, stunningly shot and well-devised.”  Don’t miss your change to see Grown in Detroit under the stars and surrounded by lush greenery on our wonderful roof. The film is …