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Promoting Biodiversity at the Farm

Agriculture, Featured, 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, Featured, 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 …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

Come help us harvest garlic and share a picnic in the great outdoors of Senneville! For a second time this summer, the farm is opening its arms to the Roulant community and families through a Community Farm Day on July 15. With four events planned for this summer, the goal is to offer shared food, farm activities, and farm tours. …

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 …