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Cheesemaking is back!

Community Workshops, Fundraising, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes

The popular cheesemaking workshops with David Rotsztain are back! In the introductory classes, David will lead us through making fromage frais, paneer, fresh curds, and blue cheese. The theory and history of cheese, the politics of raw milk and dairy, other dairy ferments, and rennet-free cheesemaking will also be explored. You’ll take home samples of cheese, cultures, and whey plus …

Food Transformation Workshops

Community Workshops, Food

Wondering what to do with all the veggies from your garden? Curious about food preservation? Whether you’re an expert in pickling or want to try it out for the first time, come join us for the first in a series of food transformation workshops! This first installment will focus on pickling zucchini, radishes and more. For a suggested donation of …


Mini-internships in urban agriculture!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Job Postings

The application period for these positions closed on March 25th. Thank you to all of those that applied! {ERRATUM! If you have arrived at this page from our April 3rd 2013 newsletter, please note that we linked to the incorrect post on our website. Apologies! To find the correct job posting, please click here.} The mini-internships are back, and improved! …

Indoor Seedling Workshop

Community Workshops

  Believe it or not, we’re already gearing up for the next gardening season. And what’s the secret ingredient for success? Indoor seedlings of course! At our indoor seedling workshop, you’ll learn how to start your own AND leave with your very own seedlings. Talk about sowing the seeds for a successful season (ba-dum-psh!) When: Wednesday March 6th, OR Wednesday …

Small Scale Gardening Workshop

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Community Workshops, Events, Food

Small Scale Gardening Workshop (Now offered in English! Don’t miss your chance!) with Jean-Martin Fortier, family farmer at les Jardins de la Grelinette Come to meet Quebec’s pionneer in small scale bio-intensive farming! During this 2-hour long training, the urban gardener will learn all the tricks and tips of a professional farmer while those who are willing to start their own small scale commercial farming operation …

Gardening workshop with Jean-Martin Fortier from Les Jardins de la Grelinette

Agriculture, Communications, Community Workshops, Events, Food

Gardening enthusiast, debutante, or somewhere in the middle, have we got something for you! Jean-Martin Fortier, family farmer at Les Jardins de la Grelinette (, renown organic agriculture expert, author of a the book – Le jardinier-maraîcher: Manuel d’agriculture biologique sur petite surface ( will be leading a workshop at the Roulant in small-scale organic gardening. We are silly excited …


Hands-on Kitchen workshops

Community Workshops, Food, Kitchen Workshops

Photograph by Johnson Fung -

We are incredibly pleased to announce a new series of kitchen workshops. Long-time volunteer and amazing chef, Danny Guarino, is as excited as we are to teach cooking techniques and delicious recipes focused around seasonal or local veggies – and offer them specifically to low-income individuals who may not have access to other cooking workshops or classes. When: Every second …

Youth Food Group

Community Workshops, Food, Kitchen Workshops

The Youth Food Group ( YFG) will connect kids with food. Geared towards high school students who have a passion for food, the YFG will learn the ins and out of being in a kitchen, find out why it matters to know where our food comes from, and how to make healthy and delicious food choices. On the Menu: Food Systems: Where does food …

Santropol Roulant’s Happening 2012

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Kitchen Workshops, SantroVelo

Photo of Santropol Roulant's Happening in 2011. [Photo credit: Stéphane Cocke]

Santropol Roulant’s 2nd Annual Happening is just around the corner! Join us on the evening of June 21st as we celebrate Santropol Roulant’s 17th birthday during our yearly summer “Happening”, an evening of workshops, music, art and dancing!! We’ll also be launching an exciting new project called Entre Grange et Gratte-Ciel: An Urban-Rural Farm Exchange. Through the magic of video, …