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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, 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 …

Job Offer: Internship in Peri-Urban Farming

Agriculture, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Staff

Calling all budding farmers, young agrarians, and those who thrive with their hands in the dirt!  We are hiring two young people with some previous farming experience to spend 6 months working on our peri-urban farm in Senneville, Québec growing organic food for Santropol Roulant’s food security programs. The application deadline for this position is Monday, January 30th at 9am. The …

End of the season at the farm

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Stories

An update from Clémence, Farm co-manager It has been another great season at the Senneville farm! Thank you to our incredible farm volunteers, and to those who embarked on the CSA adventure with us this season. Thank you for supporting local agriculture and your farmers! As a farmer, it is a real privilege to know the families and individuals who enjoy our produce. …

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Looking Back at Community Farm Day 2016

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

This past weekend, the Santropol Roulant farm team was pleased to host the annual Community Farm Day in Senneville. Visitors were able to come and learn more about our 3-acre farm through tours and games. It was great to welcome people of all ages in the fields and share the freshly harvested veggies during the potluck lunch! The Roulant farm supports the production of fresh vegetables for our kitchen …

Community Farm Day – new date announced!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Update: We have excellent news for all of you who have been anxiously waiting for a chance to visit our farm: our rescheduled annual Community Farm Day is confirmed for September 17. Join us for a day on the land and get to know Santropol Roulant’s periurban farm in Senneville. The day will include a farm tour, a potluck, and …

Farm Profiles: Co-Managers

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Staff, Stories

Santropol Roulant’s Senneville farm is located on the western tip of the Island of Montreal. The farm not only produces the bulk of our agricultural yield but plays an important role in educating Montrealers on the importance of organic and local agriculture. The farm is co-managed by Adam and Clémence, two passionate individuals who work tirelessly with farm staff and …

Farm Brunch

Agriculture, Events, Food, Fundraising, Senneville Farm

We’d like to invite you & your family to the Santropol Roulant Farm Brunch, a special event in support of our Senneville Farm. In addition to growing organic vegetables for our Meals-on-Wheels and social outreach programs, the farm also provides opportunities for young farmers to develop their leadership and skills, and has become a fertile ground for children to learn about …