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A look back at the farm season

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm

The farm produced a lot of vegetables and fruit in 2021! The season started with a particularly warm month of May. Even before the baskets started, strawberries, arugula, lettuce and herbs were asking to be harvested! It’s a change from the cold springs that forced us to postpone the first baskets! This is a reality of farming; no matter how …

Volunteering at the Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Adeline, one of the Roulant volunteer, chose to write about her experience volunteering in the different programs at Santropol Roulant. This week, join her while she gets her hands dirty at the Ferme du Roulant. See what a morning of peri-urban farming looks like: The Ferme du Roulant is located about thirty minutes by car from Montreal. Jean-François, Santropol Roulant’s …

More Wheels, More Meals

COVID19, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels, Senneville Farm

As the need in the community for an accessible, affordable, nutritious food service increased, we looked for ways to scale up the Meals-on-Wheels program to serve more meals than ever before, all while ensuring the safety of clients and volunteers through physical distance and increased sanitary measures. One solution was to split up our delivery routes. Suddenly, our seven delivery …

A hair in the soup…

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

As a community supported farm, we have the pleasure and privilege to share with you the abundances of our harvest with you. The Ferme du Roulant also wishes to be as transparent as possible about the challenges that can arise during a farming season. In that context, we wanted to share some news today. Back in July, Virginie, the farm …

What a Community Farm Day!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Nearly one hundred people went to Senneville to visit the Ferme du Roulant on Community Farm Day on August 24th.The Roulant’s community gathered in the enchanting farm setting to visit the facilities, enjoy a good meal, listen to music and get together.  If you did not know it, the Ferme du Roulant produces more than 15,000 kg of fresh and …

Your 2019 Farmers Olympics champions

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

Congratulations to the Ferme du Roulant, Ferme de l’Île and Urban Agriculture program team for their performance at the 2019 Farmers Olympics held at the Tourne-Sol Co-operative Farm. The Roulant’s team got the higher hand over the six teams in competition. Starting with the entrance that made a lot of noise, the team really impressed the judges. The pitchfork throw …

Community Farm Day at Ferme du Roulant

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Come discover and celebrate the Ferme du Roulant! This warm and friendly day will be filled with fun activities and time in nature. The event is made for the Roulant’s community, its volunteers, its basket members, its farmers and partners. Prepare for abundance and surprises! Please note that the farm is a 45 minute drive and that we will be …

Time to sign-up for your Organic Baskets

Basket, Senneville Farm

Did you know that this year marks a decade of vegetable baskets in the history of the Roulant! We started back in 2009, with 25 clients receiving produce grown at the McGill gardens. And since then it’s been a magical journey! Some of you have even been with us since our 1st year! The season starts now! Sign up once …

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Sign-up for our 2019 organic vegetable baskets!

Agriculture, Basket, Panier bio, Senneville Farm

The farmers are excited to launch the 2019 season for your organic baskets! This summer, you’re invited to partner with the farm and receive a weekly, or bi-monthly share of fresh produce. The season starts in mid-June through the end of October and our drop off point is right here at Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy est. Read more about …

Thank You Agriculture Team

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Staff, Urban Agriculture

It has been a few weeks since the agriculture season officially came to an end, and we would like to take this moment to thank our wonderful farm and urban agriculture team for all their hard work over the past season. An enormous thank you to Maya, Tali, Virginie, Olivia, Raphaëlle, Julien, Samuel, and Marie-Anne for the abundant harvest you have showered …