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A Thanksgiving Basket

Agriculture, Food, Senneville Farm

Much as we’d like to deny it, summer is over, but with Thanksgiving around the corner we thought it be fun to partner with our friends at Les volailles et gibiers Fernando to offer a special Thanksgiving basket. We’re only putting together a handful of these so get ’em while they last. The costs $127 (cost varies depending on the size of turkey) and should be …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm, Volunteering - Personal

Join us on our annual Community Farm Day, that will take place on September 27th, and get to know Santropol Roulant’s periurban farm and main gardening site located in Senneville in the West Island. Expect some fresh air, bird calls and dirt under your nails! What: The day includes a farm tour and a gardening session in order to give a …

Seed Saving Workshop

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

Have you ever picked that perfect pepper and fantasized about growing it again the next year? Come learn how to harvest your seeds, avoid cross-pollination, and clean seeds with simple techniques. When: Wednesday (tonight!), September 10, from 5:30 to 7:30pm Where: The Santropol Farm in Senneville Who: Daniel Brisebois, a seed grower at Tourne-Sol cooperative farm and blogger. He is also the co-author of Crop Planning …

Farm Brunch and Fundraiser

Events, Food, Fundraising, Senneville Farm

Join us lakeside at the Morgan Family Estate in beautiful Senneville (directly across from the farm and overlooking Lac des Deux Montagnes) for a 3-course tasting menu featuring farm fresh produce, sparkling apple cider, a silent auction, music, a photo booth (lebooth.ca), and a guided tour of the Santropol Roulant Farm. When: Sunday, September 21st, 12-3pm Where: Morgan Family Estate, …

Portes ouvertes, rue Fermier: A Community Success

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Communications, Events, Food, Fundraising, Kitchen, News, Press & Media, SantroVelo, Senneville Farm, Video, Volunteering - Personal

More than 500 neighbours, friends and new visitors flocked to the festive Roy street on July 31 for one of the Roulant’s largest events to date! They participated in workshops, tasted and voted on the appetizers of the Iron Chef competition and danced the night away. We saw a beautiful example the the unifying power of food and our shared …

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Pocket Market is back!

Agriculture, Events, Food, Senneville Farm

Until mid-October, you will find us across from the Roulant selling organic vegetables from our peri-urban farm in Senneville, as well as from our 2 urban gardens! When: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4-7pm Where: 111, Roy East, across the street from the Roulant What: A selection of fresh Roulant produce, bread and baked goods, an ever changing selection of …

The SR Fresh Basket is Back!

Agriculture, Food, Fundraising, Senneville Farm

Winter is on its last legs and the time has come to sign up for a Santropol Roulant Fresh Basket and receive fresh organic veggies all summer long. New for 2014: Your choice of two pre-determined convenient  pick-up times: Tuesdays or Thursdays from 4-7pm two distinct formats: Small (1-2 ppl or 7-9 items per basket) or Regular (3-4 ppl or …

Stipend-based Work-Trade Opportunities at the Farm

Agriculture, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Youth

Under the supervision of an experienced farm management team, these 4 work-trade positions are an opportunity to acquire practical experience in all aspects of small-scale intensive farming, while participating in promoting local food production and increasing its accessibility in the Montreal community. These are unpaid volunteer positions; however, we are offering a $500 stipend to work-trades who complete a minimum of …

Paid Part-time Internship Opportunities at our Senneville Farm Site

Agriculture, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Youth

Organic farming is an exciting and challenging field and as part of our goal to engage our community and strengthen the connection between food, producers, and consumers we are excited to offer the following internship positions (4) to individuals with no prior farming or urban agriculture experience AND to individuals identifying to groups traditionally under-represented in the agricultural sector. With this …

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A Freaky Farm Story

Agriculture, Senneville Farm, Stories

Out at the farm, the scenery is grey and the days are getting shorter. The fields and roads are muddy. The wind whistles and howls. Armies of mice ravage the fields, feeding on our forgotten crops and fattening up for the cold winter months ahead. The mood is dark and sombre. The end is near and a certain smell of …

See you at the [Pocket] Markets!

Events, Food, Senneville Farm

Your friendly neighbourhood pocket market is back! That’s right, certified organic fruits and veggies from our peri-urban farm and downtown gardens, baked goods, honey, fair trade coffee, preserves, and more starting Tuesday, July 2nd!! Tuesdays, 4-7pm @ Roy & Coloniale – in front of The Roulant! Thursdays, 4-7pm@ Milton & Ste-Famille Plus, buy Santropol Roulant Veggie Dollars and save on …