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Recipes from the Roulant: Quick Kimchi

Market, Recipes

We are happy to bring you our seventh recipe in the new series Recipes from the Roulant! These monthly recipes allow you to get to know the different activities of our organization. With this month’s Kimchi recipe, we are highlighting our farm‘s abundance and the diversity of produce, and reminding you that the preservation season is upon us! In season this month and available …

What’s new at the Farmers’ Market?

Food, Local, Market

This season, we are happy to announce our new Farmers’ Market collaborators, featuring local artisans and producers! Plus, for the very first year, the market will take place on the new pedestrian street directly in front of Santropol Roulant. You can join the City’s official inauguration of the pedestrian street on June 22 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Stemming from the importance of …

Farm update: After the rain comes the sun

Agriculture, Market, Senneville Farm

Farm co-manager Samuel Bergeron brings news from the farm in Seneville! With all the heavy rains this spring, many people have asked about its impact on the fields at the Roulant farm. Don’t worry, the farm was hardly touched! We had more rain than usual, but our schedule wasn’t affected much. Already our greenhouse is full of young tomatoes. Our caterpillar …

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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 …

Job Offer: Market and Food Accessibility Coordinator

Agriculture, Job Postings, Market

As part of our work towards building a healthy, just and sustainable food system, the Roulant is offering for the first time a full-time position with the goal of improving the distribution of our farm’s produce to people with limited financial means.  This person will develop and promote a variety of solidarity models to increase the accessibility of our produce, …

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 …

Welcoming Camila to the team

Agriculture, Basket, Market, Staff

The Roulant team is excited to welcome back Camila Gordillo, our new Farmer’s Market Development Coordinator. Camila will be working part time over the next few months to further develop strategies about how the Roulant’s produce can become more accessible to people with low incomes. Camila is passionate about the power of soil and nature in sustaining life, health and …

Rue Fermier: Community Picnic Countdown!

Events, Market, Volunteering - Personal

Rue Fermier, Santropol Roulant’s 21st anniversary community picnic, is just around the corner! Come join our volunteers, clients and neighbours around the table, with activities for all ages and a vegetarian BBQ and potluck. When: Thursday July 21st, from 3pm to 9pm Where: Outside of the Roulant (111 Roy East) between Colonial and De Bullion Cost: Free entrance, drinks and food for sale at affordable prices …

Invitation to Rue Fermier

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Food, Market, Volunteering - Personal

We invite you to come celebrate FOOD – PEOPLE – COMMUNITY and the Roulant’s 21st birthday with a community picnic and block party. This year, the third edition of our summer community celebration: Rue Fermier, will take place in two steps. The first one will be a community picnic where volunteers, clients, neighbors and others are invited to join us …

Farmers’ Market 2016 Opening!

Agriculture, Basket, Food, Market, Senneville Farm

Save the date! June 16th will be our first market day of the season. Every Thursday from 4-7pm, June through October, come to our market on the corner of Roy and Coloniale to stock up on farm fresh, local and certified organic vegetables grown on the tip of the island of Montreal! With the warm weather we’ve been having and …

Volunteers – get your garden on this season

Agriculture, Market, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – our Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers 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 gauge your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer interested in agricultural volunteering opportunities …