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Cherry lovers, unite!

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Volunteering - Personal

Sweet and sour cherries are on their way, and Les Fruits Défendus needs you to help save as many as possible this summer! Beginning this month, we will be preparing for the arrival of your favorite red fruit. Come join the team that helps make the cherry season possible! We are looking for collective members to help with pre-season planning. As a …

2017 Monthly Giving Campaign – Roulant Roots!

Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels

We are excited to launch our second annual monthly giving campaign – the Roulant Roots. No matter the amount you can afford to donate to the Roulant Roots, you can ensure that the Roulant community has access to good food and valuable connections throughout the year. Did you know? In 2016, donors helped provide 22,506 meals to meals-on-wheels clients at a subsidized price! In the …

100 Mile Meal 2017

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising, Local, Senneville Farm

On June 11th, join us for a gourmet feast featuring ingredients grown within a 100 mile radius of Montreal! This fabulous fundraising dinner will be prepared using veggies from the Roulant farm, in collaboration with chef Étienne Huot of La Récolte. Come celebrate the start of the growing season and support the Roulant community. When: Sunday, June 11th 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Where: …

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Opportunities in Agriculture are coming your way!

Agriculture, Market, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all green thumbs – our Agriculture Program will begin accepting volunteers  for the 2017 season as of early June. This is a preliminary call-out to inform you of when and where volunteer shifts will be taking place and to gage your interest and availability for different tasks and shifts (ex: gardening, farming, markets). Whether you’re a current or brand new volunteer …

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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$ – …

Recipes from the Roulant: Spinach and feta pie

Recipes

We are happy to bring you our fifth recipe in the new series Recipes from the Roulant! These monthly recipes allow you to get to know the different activities of our organization. In this post, we share with you a recipe featuring delicious greens that are being grown at our very own farm in Senneville and that will be available shortly in our Organic …

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, …

Job Offer: Meals-On-Wheels Coordination Internship

Job Postings, Meals-on-Wheels

Here’s a chance to work with our client members and volunteers, learn about the daily operations of our Meals-on-Wheels (MoW) program, and participate in our collaborative management structure. The MoW internship is an enriching way to spend 6 months at the Roulant! Read the document below for the full job posting. Please note that to apply for this position you must be …

Job Offer: Market and Food Accessibility Coordinator

Agriculture, Job Postings, Market

As part of our work towards building a healthy, just and sustainable food system, the Roulant is offering for the first time a full-time position with the goal of improving the distribution of our farm’s produce to people with limited financial means.  This person will develop and promote a variety of solidarity models to increase the accessibility of our produce, …

2017 AGM: A record community turnout elects new board members

Events, Governance

On March 30th, Santropol Roulant’s headquarters was transformed for our 2017 Annual General Assembly (AGM). In total, 169 participants filled the room, including voting members (clients, volunteers and donors) and non-voting guests, to enjoy tasty food, to review the year behind us, and to select the next Board of Directors. Special thank yous Thank you to everyone who came out and contributed to the evening’s vibrancy and success. Your invaluable …

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 …