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Soil Ecology Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture

If you want to level up your gardening know-how and build healthy and resilient soils, this workshop is for you! When: Wednesday, August 23rd, 5-6pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy East, Second floor* Cost: $10-15 or pay-what-you-can. Please register in advance below. About this workshop Soil health is essential to healthy gardens and food security worldwide. Unfortunately, many agricultural practices tend to damage …

Medicinal Plants workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture

Which plant remedies are helpful when you’re feeling anxious, sleepless, or sick? For thousands of years, people all over the world have used medicinal plants to help themselves feel better. While pharmaceutical medicine is indispensable, we can complement our health practices with medicinal plants, and through them, connect more deeply with our bodies. When: Wednesday, August 2nd from  5-6 pm …

Insect workshop: friends and foes

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture

Summer is here for real: veggies are growing, flowers are blooming, and our agriculture workshop series continues with an insect workshop!  Which insects are the enemies in your garden and how do we ward them off? Which ones are useful and how do we to attract them? This workshop will answer all of theses questions and more! Please note that …

Kitchen Workshop: Tibetan Cooking

Community Workshops, Featured, Kitchen Workshops

We’re back for the 13th workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite the members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Tenzing, community member and returning Recipes from our Community workshop facilitator, will share you with some of her favorite Tibetan recipes. When: Wednesday, July 12th from 5 pm – 8 pm …

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Gardening 201 workshop!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

Our agriculture workshop series continues with the Gardening 201 workshop!  Come learn more about the gardening universe and get answers to all your veggie-related questions. The workshop will include a theoretical component and a practical component, with the chance to make your own fertilizer and bringing it home. Please note that the same workshop will be offered on two dates. Both will be bilingual. When: …

Workshop: Colombian cooking

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops

We’re back for the 13th workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite the members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Sergio, a community member, will share with us some of his favorite Colombian recipes! When: Wednesday, June 14th, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm Where: The Roulant’s kitchen, 111 Roy East Cost: …

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Gardening 101 workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

Come join the next workshop in our agriculture workshop series, Gardening 101! In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to be a good gardener. Please note that the same workshop will be offered on two dates. Both will be bilingual. When: Friday May 26th AND Tuesday May 30th, both from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy East Cost: 10$ – …

Workshop: Eastern European cooking

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops

We’re back for the 12th workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite the members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Yevgeniya, a community member and meals-on-wheels volunteer, will share with us some of her favorite Eastern European recipes! When: Wednesday, May 31st, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm Where: The Roulant’s kitchen, …

Self-watering Container Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

The next event in our agriculture workshop series is a Self-watering container workshop! Come learn how to cultivate your favourite vegetables on your own rooftop, balcony or terrace. Please note that the same workshop will be offered twice, both will be bilingual. When: Saturday May 6th, from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm AND from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy East Cost: Two choices are available …

Sourdough Bread Workshop

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, Local, Partners

Join Eddy for an introductory sourdough workshop on April 26th to understand the inner workings of sourdough and learn the basic techniques of baking your own bread. When: Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Cost: $30 or pay-what-you-can (if needed, you can contribute an amount that reflects your financial situation) Sourdough is made with just flour, water and salt. Did you know that sourdough bread …

Kitchen workshop: Korean cooking

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops

We’re back for the 11th workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite the members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Mie, a community member, will share with us some of her favorite Korean recipes as well as teach us how to prepare delicious fermented foods. When: Wednesday, April 19th, from 5:00 …

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Seedlings 101 Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

We’re kicking off this year’s Agriculture Workshops with our annual indoor seedling-preparation workshop. Come and learn how to start your own seedlings, including the 1001 details that will help your seedlings grow strong, and ensure a fruitful gardening season! Please note that the same workshop will be offered twice, both will be bilingual. When: Tuesday March 28th, OR Monday April 3rd, both from 5:00 …