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Recipes from the Roulant: Tomato Salsa

Food Preservation, Recipes

We are happy to bring you our eighth 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 Tomato Salsa recipe, we are highlighting our food preservation program and kicking off our weekly food preservation shifts! Come join Talia and Karine, our kitchen co-managers, and help …

New Faces and Changing Places in the Team

Catering, Communications, Featured, Partners, Staff

So much is happening at the Roulant these days! In this giant team update, join us in welcoming new members to the team, learn about other changes in the staff, and send fond farewells to a few people who have moved on to new things. Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page. Thank you! …

Looking back at Rue Fermier 2017

Agriculture, Events

In July, Roulant community members, neighbours, volunteers and staff, filled street in front of the Roulant to celebrate our agriculture season and our farmers during our annual community event, Rue Fermier. Hundreds of participants enjoyed live music, tasty snacks, workshops, tours and a very bustling Farmers’ Market. As Roy street in front of the Roulant was already closed for les …

Save the Date – Board Game and Bingo Night

Events, Fundraising, Volunteering - Personal

Looking for a place to get your game on? Following on the success of other Volunteer Program mini-FUN(d)raisers such as Trivia Night and Bingo Night, why not join us at our Board Game and Bingo Night! We are preparing a varied selection of board games for you to try your luck at. When: Thursday, September 14th, doors at 6:00pm, games …

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 …

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Community farm day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the Santropol Roulant farm in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the twice-weekly Farmers’ Markets, you rarely have the opportunity to touch the soil where they grow. Community farm day is your opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of …

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 …

Job Offer: Part-time Fundraising Administrator

Fundraising, Job Postings, Offices, Staff

Do you love crunching numbers, working with databases and appreciating great people? Have you always wanted to work for the Roulant, but you’re only available part-time? You might be just the person we’re looking for! We’re looking for a new part-time Fundraising Administrator who will support the fundraising team in building and sustaining strong relationships with Santropol Roulant’s donors. The application …

The Mycollective is recruiting volunteers and members!

Collective - Mycollective, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The Mycollective is a gathering of mushroom enthusiasts that seeks to create a nucleus of knowledge about mycology and in doing so expand the breadth of urban agriculture in our community. We also aim to develop expertise about low-tech and inexpensive ways to cultivate mushrooms. We are looking for volunteers (occasional basis) and members (weekly commitment): Volunteers (occasional/monthly commitment): The …

A warm welcome to Nazmus

General Store, Market, Staff

This year, the Farmers’ Market has grown to include many talented small producers and artisans from around Montreal, in addition to the tasty organic veggies from the Roulant’s farm. To coordinate these twice-weekly markets, we welcome Nazmus our team! Nazmus coordinates with all the different producers and artisans taking part in our Farmers’ Markets. At the Café-Marché Petite-Bourgogne, he collaborates with organizers …

Eco stage Katimavik in Food preservation

Food Preservation, Job Postings, Kitchen

Katimavik will be offering an Eco-Stage internship hosted at Santropol Roulant in the Food Preservation Program, from September 14th until December 8th. Come work with Karine this fall to build your skills in canning, freezing, workshop organization and facilitation as well as volunteer coordination! As the Food preservation intern you’ll contribute to building food preservation skills among members of the Roulant …