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Job Offer: Small-Scale Organic Farm Co-Manager

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Staff

Shout out to young farmers! Here is an opportunity to deepen your experience in small-scale farm management while nourishing social change and intergenerational connections. After three beautiful agricultural seasons with the Roulant farm, at the end of this growing season Clémence will be moving on to co-manage Le Vallon des Sources in Ripon, Québec. We are looking for a new …

A Big Thank You to our Summer Corporate Volunteers!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Corporate

As we are saying our last farewells to summer, we would like to thank five corporate groups for bringing their amazing energy and motivation to the Roulant these past two months. In July, we were fortunate to have 28 employees from the Montreal office of Morgan Stanley who volunteered for our Meals-on Wheels program. Along with our regular volunteers, they helped …

Delicious memories from Community Farm Day!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Each year, we open the doors of the Roulant farm to the entire community. This summer, Community farm day took place on August 19th. It was a great opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of organic agriculture on the island of Montreal! Fifty participants came to explore the farm’s vibrant and colorful ecosystem. They discovered …

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Community farm day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the Santropol Roulant farm in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the twice-weekly 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 …

Farm update: After the rain comes the sun

Agriculture, Market, Senneville Farm

Farm co-manager Samuel Bergeron brings news from the farm in Seneville! With all the heavy rains this spring, many people have asked about its impact on the fields at the Roulant farm. Don’t worry, the farm was hardly touched! We had more rain than usual, but our schedule wasn’t affected much. Already our greenhouse is full of young tomatoes. Our caterpillar …

Welcoming the newest members of the team

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Staff

With the spring comes lots of change at the Roulant! We are excited to introduce you to the newest additions to the team. You can read about our entire team on the staff page. Thanks to Alex Tran for taking the beautiful portraits of our team below! Urban agriculture Jumping into the 2017 urbain agriculture season, you’ll see Anastasia (UA intern), Marie-Anne (UA …

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Opportunities in Agriculture are coming your way!

Agriculture, Market, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – our Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers  for the 2017 season as of early June. This is a preliminary call-out to inform you of when and where volunteer shifts will be taking place and to gage your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer …

100 Mile Meal 2017

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Fundraising, Local, Senneville Farm

On June 11th, join us for a gourmet feast featuring ingredients grown within a 100 mile radius of Montreal! This fabulous fundraising dinner will be prepared using veggies from the Roulant farm, in collaboration with chef Étienne Huot of La Récolte. Come celebrate the start of the growing season and support the Roulant community. When: Sunday, June 11th 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Where: …

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It’s time for seedlings!

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

Even though the ground outside is still frozen, we are already growing seedlings in the greenhouse at the farm, including onion, leek, tomato, herbs, and other cruciferous vegetables. At home, you can do the same on the edge of a sunny windowsill! Here are some tips and tricks for starting your own seedlings from our Farm co-manager, Samuel. Four key elements to …

Sign up for the Roulant’s 2017 weekly farm organic baskets!

Agriculture, Basket, Senneville Farm

With spring in the air, we’re excited to announce the opening of registration for the 2017 Organic Baskets! Below you’ll find information about the peri-urban farm and the baskets, what’s new this year, and meet the farmers growing your food! Visit our Organic Basket page for more information. What is an Organic Basket? Also known as Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), the …

Food accessibility survey

Agriculture, Basket, Market, Senneville Farm

Since starting our Senneville farm in 2012, we have invested a lot of effort in working towards a food system that is healthy, just, and sustainable, while ensuring that the farm produce remains accessible to all regardless of socioeconomic status, level of mobility, or degree of autonomy. To help us work towards this goal, our Market Development Coordinator, Camila, invites …