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23/09 Apple sauce and apple butter canning workshop!

Community Workshops, Events, Food, Fundraising, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops

Looking to fill your pantry with delicious seasonal produce? Unsure where to start? Spend an evening with us in the Santropol Roulant community kitchen and learn the ropes. Safe water-bath canning will be demystified and delicious apple sauce and apple butter will be made. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of canning in a hands on way! …

Get Your Garden On!

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Community Workshops, Events

Summer has technically not showed its sunny face yet but we’ve already started playing in our gardens and that’s reason enough to say “Bye bye spring!” and “Hello summer!” To welcome in this change we’re holding a Gardening 101 workshop for those of you looking to learn a bit about the basics of gardening and how to tend to your plants. …

1st Gardening Workshop of the season: Indoor Seedling!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events

Believe it or not, Santropol Roulant is already gearing up for the next gardening season! And what’s the secret ingredient for next season’s success? Good indoor seedlings of course! You are invited to an indoor seedling workshop. Come and learn how to start your own seedlings and you’ll even take a seedling or two (or more!) home! Please note that the same workshop …

Kitchen Workshop: Homemade Fermented Foods

Categorize Me!, Community Workshops, Food, Kitchen Workshops

Kitchen workshop: Fermenting Culture: From Miso Soup to Heineken. How to Increase Your Digestive Health and Boost Your Immunity Through Homemade Fermented Foods What and who? Myrite Rotstein, Holistic Food and Tasty Lifestyle Coach will be leading a workshop of fermentation fun where you will learn about the history and health benefits of fermentation. In this workshop, you will learn …

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 …

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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 …