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Tomatothon September 9th!

Events, Food Preservation, General Store, Local, Volunteering - Personal

Do you love canning? Or want to try it for the first time?  If you miss canning tomatoes with your Nonna, love local, organic produce and despise wasting, or simply enjoy a good hard day’s work, then come on out to our first ever Tomatothon! We will blanch, peel, simmer and can tomatoes for 12 hours! Who knows how many jars we’ll fill! …

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A New Look for 111 Roy East

Local, News

All of you who were there to join us for Rue Fermier got to marvel at our new mural, painted by street artist Pantónio. The mural was made possible by a grant from the City of Montreal, and by a lot of hard work by Pantónio! Pantónio and our neighbour Rafi also hosted a live painting workshop at Rue Fermier …

Job Offer: Food Transformation Work Share

Food Preservation, Job Postings, Local

Do you dream of a pantry stocked with the tomato sauce you lovingly made during the summer?  Are you eager to learn to make salsa so you can show our volunteers how?  Can you slice zucchini in the blink of an eye? If the answer is yes then the Food Transformation Work Share is for you! Come help our community grow their pickle-making …

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Call for Submissions: Mural Artists

Local, News, Offices

We have an incredible opportunity to display the work happening inside our walls with the outside world, and we need your help to make it happen!  We are currently accepting submissions from mural artists who are available to paint the South-facing and West-facing walls of our building at the beginning of July. Deadline for submissions: June 1st, 2015 All the …

Local Organic Roulant Seeds for Sale

Food, General Store, Local, News, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture

Did you know that the Roulant Farm produces organic seeds? This will be our second year as a small scale seed producer. We’re partnering with Ferme Co-operative Tourne-sol to grow seed for sweet peppers, tomatoes, beans, and mustard! We now offer a wide variety of local organic seeds on sale at the General Store in our office. The selection is made …