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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 …

2017 AGM: Everything you need to know!

Events, Featured, Governance

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year will take place on Thursday March 30th, 2017. Doors open at 5:15 pm. You are all invited, of course! Don’t miss the most important governance event of the year. Here are the important documents to consult BEFORE the AGM:     What is the Annual General Meeting (AGM)? Every year, we host an …

Sourdough Bread Workshop

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, Local, Partners

Join Eddy for an introductory sourdough workshop on April 26th to understand the inner workings of sourdough and learn the basic techniques of baking your own bread. When: Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Cost: $30 or pay-what-you-can (if needed, you can contribute an amount that reflects your financial situation) Sourdough is made with just flour, water and salt. Did you know that sourdough bread …

Our 2016 Annual Report

Communications, Publications

We are excited to present to you our 2016 annual report! Learn more about the efforts, projects, and experiences lived at the Roulant last year through stories, images and statistics. Our theme for this report was Food as a Vehicle. In 2016, Santropol Roulant worked hard to feed and develop our food system. We did this by growing food for the earth, …

Intergenerational Sugar Shack Outing

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

Come help out at our annual intergenerational sugar shack outing! Join staff, volunteers and meals-on-wheels clients on Thursday, April 27th for this maple syrup feast at Érablière Charbonneau, located just 45 minutes south of Montreal. There will be lots of laughter, fresh air, and (hopefully) gorgeous sunshine to enjoy together. To make this event possible, we’re seeking volunteer support in the following areas: Client buddies: Each of …

Stories of Santropol Roulant – François-Xavier

Stories, Volunteering - Personal

For me, there’s something magical, or even spiritual about composting: it’s the wheel of reincarnations turning; the warmth of the sun that was stored in plants, freed one last time in a pile of compost as it heats up; the odour of finished compost that promises fertility for a garden…  After a few deliveries and volunteer shifts in the kitchen, …

SantroVélo’s Annual Spring Bike Tune Up is Back!

Events, Fundraising, SantroVelo

On Saturday, April 29th, SantroVélo (our community bike shop) will hold its annual spring Tune-Up event. This is a great chance to fix up your bike and support the Roulant! When: Saturday, April 29th from 12:30 – 5:00 pm Where: In the alley next to the Roulant at 111 Roy East At this event, volunteer bike mechanics offer a basic check-up (brakes, shifting, bottom bracket, headset, wheel …

Recipes from the Roulant: Vegan Chili

Kitchen, Recipes

We are happy to bring you our fourth recipe in the new series Recipes from the Roulant! These monthly recipes allow you to get to know the different kitchen-related activities of our organization. In this post, we share with you a recipe from last month’s Recipes from the community workshop: Vegan chili. Recipes from our community is a series of volunteer-led cooking workshops that was launched …

Kitchen workshop: Korean cooking

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops

We’re back for the 11th 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. Mie, a community member, will share with us some of her favorite Korean recipes as well as teach us how to prepare delicious fermented foods. When: Wednesday, April 19th, from 5:00 …

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Seedlings 101 Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

We’re kicking off this year’s Agriculture Workshops with our annual indoor seedling-preparation workshop. Come and learn how to start your own seedlings, including the 1001 details that will help your seedlings grow strong, and ensure a fruitful gardening season! Please note that the same workshop will be offered twice, both will be bilingual. When: Tuesday March 28th, OR Monday April 3rd, both from 5:00 …

Agriculture Workshop Series 2017

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

Are you eager to deepen your knowledge of agriculture and hone your gardening skills? This year we’re happy to reboot our educational urban agriculture workshop series that will equip you, our community members, with all the knowledge and hands-on experience you’ll need to get your gardening growing green! As you may remember from our recent urban agriculture update, our hope …