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Rue Fermier – Final count down!

Events, Featured, Press Releases

It’s the final countdown for our summer celebration event, Rue Fermier, happening on July 19th!  In only a week, you will be able to learn more on what the Roulant does by taking part in tons of activities, such as:  A tour of activities and our programs, including the collectives and the newly accessible rooftop garden. A big Farmer’s Market …

Coming to the Roulant: a Seed Library!

Agriculture, Featured, Urban Agriculture

A very exciting new project is coming to the Roulant! As part of their summer Urban Agriculture internship, our staff member Tali has decided to build a seed library! This library will allow anyone from the Roulant community to come “borrow” seeds any time they wish. The general idea is that people come at the beginning of the season and …

Changes in the team and thank you Ben

Featured, News, Staff

The summer months at the Roulant is a period of constant change and new staff members! Lot’s of exciting announcements this week in regards to the team. Please welcome our newest staff members, Ellen, Raphaëlle, and Dani! Thank you! With these changes comes a very big thank you to Ben, our Volunteer Coordinator, who will be leaving the Roulant shortly …

Save the Date! Harvest Feast Fundraiser 2018

Fundraising

Will you feast for the future of food security, social inclusion and intergenerational community building in Montreal? If so, then mark your calendars for Santropol Roulant’s biggest fundraising event of the year on Thursday, September 27, 2018! Join us for the Harvest Feast Fundraiser to help us raise $25,000 for Santropol Roulant’s mission. Come share a spectacular locally-sourced meal in …

Introduction to Gardening in Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

This is a reminder that the Terrasses Roy Workshop is still happening on July 17th! Santropol Roulant is proud to animate a new type of workshop: a hands-on walk around of the City of Montreal’s beautiful Terrasses Roy! Whether you’re new to gardening or have some experience, come learn about the different plant varieties we have and how to take …

Corporate Volunteers Abound!

Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Corporate

The season of corporate volunteering continued in June as we welcomed AOL / Huffpost, AXA, LRMM and Morgan Stanley to the Roulant for a variety of activities. These companies have all been doing corporate volunteering with the Roulant for the past several years, and we were happy to have them back once again to lend a hand. First came AOL / Huffpost …

Intergenerational Picnic Photos

Events, Featured, Food

First of all, we wish to thank everyone who came and made this event possible! It’s been a long time coming but last week, on June 28th, the Roulant hosted its first intergenerational picnic event on the 2nd-floor space. Thanks to our brand new elevator, 30 members of our client community got to enjoy our terrasse and rooftop gardens for …

Job offer: Volunteer Coordinator Internship

Featured, Job Postings

Here’s a chance to work with our volunteers, learn about the daily operations, and participate in our collaborative management structure. The volunteer coordination internship is an enriching way to learn and grow at the Roulant! Read the document below for the full job posting. This is a full-time position starting Tuesday, July 31st, 2018. The application deadline is Sunday, July 22nd, …

Rue Fermier – Volunteer call-out

Events, Featured

Only a few weeks left before the event of the summer, Rue Fermier! As a community celebration, we wish to offer you an opportunity to be behind the scenes as a volunteer. Small reminder: When: July 19th between 4pm and 9pm Where: 111 rue Roy east, on Roy street between Coloniale and De Bullion Who: The Roulant community, neighbours, partners, friends …

Insect workshop: friends and foes

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Summer is officially here: veggies are growing, flowers are blooming, and our agriculture workshop series continues with an insect workshop!  Which insects are the enemies in your garden and how do we ward them off? Which ones are useful and how do we to attract them? This workshop will answer all of theses questions and more! *Please note that the …

Introduction to Gardening in Terrasses Roy

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

Santropol Roulant is proud to animate a new type of workshop: a hands-on walk around of the City of Montreal’s beautiful Terrasses Roy! Whether you’re new to gardening or have some experience, come learn about the different plant varieties we have and how to take care of them. *The workshop will be bilingual. When: Tuesday, July 17th from 5:30-7:00 Where: Right …