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Small Gestures, Big Impact: Give now to the Winter Campaign!

Featured, Fundraising

A moment of listening for a volunteer. Welcoming a neighbour on the farm. Adapting a recipe to suit the dietary restrictions of seniors. Sending a card to a community member we’re thinking of. Growing flowers that volunteers give to clients on delivery routes. The Roulant community has always made big moves to change the relationship Montrealers have with their food, …

Rocking Around the Roulant

Featured, Staff

November was a rocky month for the Roulant team. First of all, we would like to congratulate Gaëlle and Jean-François Fournier for their second child. Jean-François will be out on paternity leave until January. Magali Casaubon already took the relay as Coordinator of the Meals-on-Wheels client community. Magali was the administrative manager of the Ferme du Roulant during the 2019 …

Les Fruits Défendus is recruiting new core volunteers

Collective - Fruits Defendus

Would you like to get involved in a collective movement focused on improving access to fresh fruits in your neighbourhood? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join. We need motivated new members to join us and help pursue our collective mission by supporting, planning and organizing the activities of the collective, …

Roulant Holiday Gift Guide

Featured, General Store

Spread joy (and maybe a little jam) by making the Roulant the next stop on your holiday gift list! When you buy gifts for your loved ones from Santropol Roulant, you support our mission of ensuring food security and social inclusion for people with a loss of autonomy in Montreal. They’re gifts that give twice! GENERAL STORE The General store …

Cycling Through Winter

Biking, Community Workshops, SantroVelo

With the first snowfall of the year, SantroVélo invites you to learn about winter cycling. On November 21st at 6 pm Magali will help you unravel the secrets of this efficient transportation mode that is way more accessible than we might think! This theoric presentation will take place on the second floor of the ROulant and will include a Q&A …

Workshop: Mexican Cuisine

Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Barbara, a community member is looking forward to sharing with us some classic mexican recipes. She is thrilled to share some of her heritage with us through recipes that remind her of home. …

Thank You Volunteers

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Once again, thank you to all our volunteers you are such an important part of the Roulant’s community. The Volunteer Appreciation Party was a great success and we are proud to share with you some pictures that were taken by Arash and Robert, our volunteer photographers of the night. See you soon at the Holiday Brunch!

Construction at the Roulant

Offices

Construction is taking place at the Roulant and will continue until January 2020. The main objetive is to modernise the main door and make it accessible to all level of mobility while adding a hall that will improve energy efficiency of the building. Meanwhile, there will be around ten days when the access to the main door will be limited. …

Volunteer at the Holiday Brunch

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

As the first snowflakes appear, we know it’s time to get ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients! This year’s brunch will be on Thursday, December 12th. This is by far the most popular event for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and a great opportunity to get to know them better as we share a traditional holiday meal …

End of the Market’s Season

Agriculture, Market

Thursday’s at the Roulant are very special day during the summer as the whole community gets to participate in our work. We hope you enjoyed your visits to the market to meet with our farmers and vendors, get a look around our gardens and enjoy the fun atmosphere you all help create under sunny skies. We really appreciate your continued …

A hair in the soup…

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

As a community supported farm, we have the pleasure and privilege to share with you the abundances of our harvest with you. The Ferme du Roulant also wishes to be as transparent as possible about the challenges that can arise during a farming season. In that context, we wanted to share some news today. Back in July, Virginie, the farm …

Herbalism Workshop : DIY Apple Cider Vinegar & Fire Cider

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Gardens are closing up which means we have more time to focus on the Urban Agriculture Workshops Series. We are lucky to count on Pamela, a member of the community, who is an herbalist, founder of Blueberryjams, and host of our next workshop. In this workshop, you will learn about the science behind the fermentation and the many uses of …