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Les Fruits Défendus Launch Party

Agriculture, Events, Fruits Défendus, Trivia, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Les Fruits Défendus, the Roulant-based urban fruit-harvesting collective, invites you to their Season Launch party. Come meet the team, get to know fellow volunteers, and enjoy live music on Santropol Roulant’s rooftop! When: Thursday, July 2nd, from 7:30-10pm Where: 111 Roy east Bring: Snacks will be provided, but BYOBeverage! About the collective Les Fruits Défendus is an urban fruit-harvesting collective founded in 2011 in Montréal. By fostering connections between fruit tree …

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Pocket Market is Back!

Agriculture, Basket, export, Market, Panier bio, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture

Starting June 23rd until mid-October, you’ll 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 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 …

Meet the 2015 AG Team!

Agriculture, export, Market, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Youth

The Roulant’s AG(riculture) team is composed of 4 full-time, year-round staff members plus a wonderful group of energetic young people who join us for the growing season. This year at the farm we have the pleasure to be working with four interns: Kai has joined the farm team as market coordinator. You can find him in the Senneville fields a …


Volunteering in the gardens

Agriculture, export, Seniors, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The gardening season is at our door! We’re pleased to announce that our volunteer shifts are starting next week at the downtown gardens and have already started at the farm. If you’re already a Roulant volunteer or have come to an info session on volunteering, call us (514-284-9335) or come see us to sign up at 111 Roy! Garden Volunteer Info …

Gardening 101: Get your Grow On

Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

We’re happy to announce our new series of gardening workshops, starting with Gardening 101: Get Your Grow On, where we’ll lead participants through the early steps of setting up a garden. Topics that we will cover include: selecting your site, preparing your beds/bins, transplanting your seedlings, and taking care of your plants in the early days of the season. This workshop is intended for newer …

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 …


Setting up the McGill Gardens

Events, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Come help set up our garden! Winter may still linger in the air but we’re well past the spring equinox and the first shoots of green are showing up in the greenhouses, which means it’s time to set up our gardens! When: Friday April 24th from 10:00am to 4:00pm (postponed to Saturday April 25th in case of bad weather) We …