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Groundwork for regeneration

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

“All flows, all changes,” and the Ferme du Roulant in Senneville is no exception. Before we begin construction on the new Agroeducational Center at the farm in 2025, this season’s focus is on regeneration and capacity building. This means you’ll see some changes in how you’ll be invited to participate on the land. Since its founding in 2012, the farm …

Highlights from Urban Agriculture in 2023

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

In the local context of intense inflation and housing crises, causing a rise in homelessness and food insecurity in Montreal, what role can urban gardens play? Read further to discover three new projects within the Roulant’s urban agriculture program: engagement of people experiencing homesless at the Cité Hospitalière garden, a weekly social mixer on Terrasses Roy, and the heartwarming story …

Community Farm Day: Garlic Planting

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Frankie, Noah, and Russell are inviting you to the upcoming Community Farm Day! It is time for the next generation of garlic to take over, so be ready for a fun day of garlic planting at the Senneville farm. Come lend a hand and enjoy the serenity of the farm during the fall season with a potluck picnic lunch and …

Fresh garlic sale

Featured, Food, Senneville Farm

Fresh garlic from the farm has been harvested, dried, cleaned, and trimmed. We know that the garlic-loving members of the community will be thrilled to know that the garlic heads are now ready for sale! You can purchase garlic during the weekly Friday Hang until Friday, October 20, 2023. You can also pre-order garlic online at the link below and …

Community Farm Day: Power Weed!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Frankie, Noah and Russell invite you to come get your hands dirty for the third Community Farm Day of the summer on Friday, August 25th! The theme of the day : weeds, weeds, weeds! While we are an organization that loves plants of all stripes, there are some that we would rather see in the compost pile than in the fields. The day promises …

Community Farm Day: Strawberry Harvest

Events, Senneville Farm

Now that the agricultural season is up and running, the Roulant farm team is happy to welcome you, your family and friends to join us in celebrating the strawberry harvest at the Senneville Farm! It will be a festive day of picking (and eating!) strawberries, lending a hand with some weeding, and enjoying the serenity of the farm with a …

Thank you Jack, Mélodie, and Rachel!

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Staff

It is with full hearts and an incredible amount of appreciation that the Roulant says thank you to our stellar 2022 seasonal agriculture staff. We achieved so much, ate so much watermelon, and got very dirty! As sad as this parting is, we know these people have nothing but greatness ahead of them and will continue to be actors of …

Ending the season on a high note

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

On October 6, the Roulant farm hosted our annual 2022 Agricultural Volunteer Appreciation Party. Reflecting the great season for the Roulant’s farm and gardens, this event was a real success for the community. The morning was dedicated to planting garlic, followed by a country meal and a well-deserved rest in the sun, in preparation for the Agricultural Olympics in the …

Promoting Biodiversity at the Farm

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

On a rainy day last June, the Roulant team as well as a group of corporate volunteers spent time at the farm in Senneville helping out with a project that has been in the works for a while: the Biodiversity Project! Together, we planted trees, shrubs, and grasses that were all carefully selected to create a more biodiverse environment at …

Community Farm Day: Power Weed!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

The high season is in full swing at the farm as we are inviting you to come get your hands dirty for the 3rd Community Farm Day of the summer! This year again, the farm is opening its fields and greenhouses to the Roulant’s community for a massive group power weed on Friday, September 2, 2022! Time to rip out …