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Sweet Fall Harvest

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, General Store, Urban Agriculture

Rejoice! Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective‘s sweet fall harvest has arrived. You can purchase one (or many) of our little golden jars at our General Store as of now. They come in different sizes: 84g for 4$ 350g for 10$ 700g for 18$ This time, we have a few samples of creamy honey that comes in small jars only (84g). Only a few …

A Day in the Life of a Honeybee

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, Community Workshops, Events

Honey bees are having their moment in the sun, as we become more aware of the enormous contribution they make to biodiversity, and of the many threats faced by bee colonies. Join members of the Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective for this interactive presentation and learn about why bees are so important, how their colonies work, a typical day in the …

Film Screening “Queen of the Sun”

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, Events, Urban Agriculture, Video

Film Screening “Queen of the Sun” Yes, fall is approaching and the weather is cooling down, but it’s not too late for cinema under the stars! Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective cordially invites you to a projection of the movie “Queen of the Sun” on our outdoor terrace. Where: 111, Roy Est, on the terrace When: Septembre 24, 8:00 p.m. Cost: 5$ …


Plants, Bees and the City

Beekeeping Collective, Community Workshops

The Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective invites you to its first presentation and workshop of 2015: Plants, Bees and the City. The hives are officially open and bees are busy scoping out their surroundings for nectar and pollen. But where do urban bees find these food sources in the city? Which plants nourish them? This workshop, hosted by the urban beekeepers of …

Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective is seeking new members!

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, News, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all beekeeping enthusiasts! Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective is seeking new members! We are looking for volunteers with a broad range of experience in order to create a good mix of people to keep our hives healthy and happy. The collective’s mission is to help spread sustainable, democratic, and local beekeeping practices.We are a group of beekeepers who come together to foster and uphold …

Delicious Urban Honey for Sale

Beekeeping Collective

Believe it or not, the Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective harvested more than 50 kilos of honey this month! Now that everything is sealed up, tagged and ready to go, swing by the Roulant to grab your very own pot of urban honey with amazing autumnal flavors, and contribute to the financial health of the collective and its mission. The pots are available in 3 different sizes: …

Our superstar bees!

Beekeeping Collective

Santropol Roulant’s bees are popular! To read a very interesting blog post by Marc Taro Holmes who visited our beehives and drew amazing sketches of them please click here. He also asked highly relevant questions to the beekeeping collective about the heath and future of honey bees. Check out his blog post to learn more! Also, the following pictures of …

Spend Your Nights Dreaming About Bees?

Beekeeping Collective

Make your dreams come true with this workshop hosted by the Roulant beekeeping collective on October 4th at 5:30pm. The workshop will last two hours and will be divided into two parts. In the first hour, we’ll talk, taste, and visit the hives. We’ll answer questions like: what does the inside of a hive look like? What is the lifespan …

Looking for something sweet?

Beekeeping Collective

Check out the Beekeeping Collective’s honey! Freshly extracted, and available for sale at the Roulant (111 Roy St East) or at our market stands, our urban hives’ first harvest of the season does not disappoint. Proceeds from the honey helps keep our collective buzzing — and your taste buds happy! The honey is available in the following three sizes: 60ml – …

Honey Extraction

Beekeeping Collective

Last Tuesday, the beekeeping collective extracted the first sweet drops of honey of the season! 40kg to be precise! Here are some lovely photographs taken by Alison Slatery. Information about honey sales will be available soon, and the details of the extraction process can be found on the bee blog.

Calling out Beekeepers

Beekeeping Collective

The Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective is seeking new members. Following a wonderful and wonderfully abundant 2012 season, (66 kg of honey harvested !!!), we’re buzzin’ with excitement for 2013 and looking for 8 new members who are keen to meet weekly from about April through to October. Click here to learn more or email Noémie. Note that the deadline for applications is …