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Harvest Workshop on the Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

As all our gardens slowly reach their peak of production, we’d love to have you join us in the Terrasses Roy for info sessions on How to Harvest. In these workshops, we will walk through the gardens and speak about what is ready to harvest directly in the Terrasses Roy. We will also cover topics surrounding Crop Planning, How to …

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Harvest party 2018!

Agriculture, Events

On Thursday, September 13th, it’s Harvest time! Come enjoy the Terraces Roy, a public space and urban garden project of the Plateau-Mount-Royal borough taking place on Roy street outside of the Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its second year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest and taste some fresh and local veggies! When: September 13th …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Urban Agriculture

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the farm of Santropol Roulant in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the Farmers’ Markets, you rarely have the opportunity to touch the soil where they grow. Community farm day is your opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of organic agriculture on the island of …

Seed library Resources

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture

To accompany the inauguration of the seed library here at Santropol Roulant, we’re launching a new webpage with seed saving resources! On our Seed Library Resource page, you will find more information about what a seed library is, our seed catalog, some basic biology, and links to how to collect and store different kinds of seeds. Despite being still under …

The Terrasses Roy is alive!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

As all our gardens slowly reach their peak of production, we’d love to have you join us in the Terrasses Roy for info sessions on How to Harvest. In these workshops, we will walk through the gardens and speak about what is ready to harvest directly in the Terrasses Roy. We will also cover topics surrounding Crop Planning, How to …

In the media, urban gardens at the farm

Agriculture, Featured, Press & Media

On Thursday, July 19th, the morning of Rue Fermier, CTV news and Métro Journal de Montréal attended the press conference that occurred on the second-floor terrace. The press conference inaugurated the accessible rooftop gardens, giving people with all levels of mobility access to the urban agriculture program. As many of you might already know, an elevator was built in March …

community farm day 2018

Agriculture, Events

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the farm of Santropol Roulant in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the Farmers’ Markets, you rarely have the opportunity to touch the soil where they grow. Community farm day is your opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of organic agriculture on the island of …

Coming to the Roulant: a Seed Library!

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture

A very exciting new project is coming to the Roulant! As part of their summer Urban Agriculture internship, our staff member Tali has decided to build a seed library! This library will allow anyone from the Roulant community to come “borrow” seeds any time they wish. The general idea is that people come at the beginning of the season and …

Introduction to Gardening in Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

This is a reminder that the Terrasses Roy Workshop is still happening on July 17th! Santropol Roulant is proud to animate a new type of workshop: a hands-on walk around of the City of Montreal’s beautiful Terrasses Roy! Whether you’re new to gardening or have some experience, come learn about the different plant varieties we have and how to take …

Insect workshop: friends and foes

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Summer is officially here: veggies are growing, flowers are blooming, and our agriculture workshop series continues with an insect workshop!  Which insects are the enemies in your garden and how do we ward them off? Which ones are useful and how do we to attract them? This workshop will answer all of theses questions and more! *Please note that the …