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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 …

Introduction to Gardening in Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

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 care of them. *The workshop will be bilingual. When: Tuesday, July 17th from 5:30-7:00 Where: Right …

First corporate volunteers of the season!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate

As we do every year around this time, we begin to welcome corporate groups to help out in our kitchen, in our gardens, and out on deliveries. On May 15th, we were fortunate to welcome Raymond James for a day of Meals-on-Wheels volunteering. Their ten employees helped us prepare, package and deliver 96 meals of Salmon Parmentier to our clients. In …

Gardening 201 workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

Our agriculture workshop series continues with the Gardening 201 workshop!  Come learn more about the gardening universe and get answers to all your veggie-related questions. The workshop will include a theoretical component and a practical component, with the chance to make your own fertilizer and bringing it home. Please note that the same workshop will be offered on two dates, and both will be bilingual. When: …

Last call for our organic baskets!

Agriculture, Basket, Food, Market

Time is running out to get your farm baskets! With only two weeks to go before the first pick-up, there are still spaces left to get your organic farm baskets. Sign-up today to get a weekly or bi-monthly basket all throughout the summer for 21 weeks. It all starts on June 14th and it’s a great way to eat local, …

The Farmers’ Market is Back

Agriculture, Market

Our weekly farmers’ market is back again for another season on the Terrasse Roy. We’ll be there every Thursdays starting June 14th form 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm. You’ll find locally grown produce that is organic and developed with care along with honey, bread, juices, pastries, grapes and much more all throughout the season. A local market for artisans and …

Seedlings sale 2018 at Cultivons le Plateau

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture

Did you know that  the month of May is the one about urban agriculture? For several years now, it is organized as part of Cultiver Montreal and the Day of the Bee with Alternatives and the House of Friendship. Associated with Miel Montreal, the Santropol Roulant brings you Cultivons Le Plateau, a great fair where you can come and get everything …

Gardening 101 workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

Come join the next workshop in our agriculture workshop series, Gardening 101! In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to be a good gardener. Please note that the same workshop will be offered on two dates. Both will be bilingual. When: Tuesday May 22th AND Wednesday May 30th, both from 5:30 – 7:30 pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy East …