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Taking Care: Covid Updates June 2022

COVID19, Featured

Taking care of  the community is at the heart of the Roulant’s actions, and as the past few years have shown us, our relationships and the nature of our interactions matter more than ever. That’s why, in light of the encouraging sanitary situation, masks are now optional for all at the Roulant. Masks (surgical or N95) are still available any …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

Come help us harvest garlic and share a picnic in the great outdoors of Senneville! For a second time this summer, the farm is opening its arms to the Roulant community and families through a Community Farm Day on July 15. With four events planned for this summer, the goal is to offer shared food, farm activities, and farm tours. …

Gathering your Team Around Community Care

Volunteering - Corporate

With the loosening of health restrictions and the coming of summer, the Roulant farm and our Meals-on-Wheels program are ready as ever to welcome you and your team to come together for your community! Through meaningful corporate team building activities at the Roulant, your team can have a direct impact on food security and social inclusion in Montreal. OUR PROGRAMS …

Rue Fermier: From the Roulant to La Cité!

Events, Featured

The Roulant team is excited to invite you to your favourite summer event… Rue Fermier 2022! This annual open house and community celebration will be hosted for the very first time at La Cité des Hospitalières, the site of our newest urban agriculture garden in the heart of the Plateau. The event will be hosted outdoors, except in the case …

Under Construction: The Roulant Market Takes a Break

Basket, Market, News

The market has been a regular part of the summer for years in front of the Roulant building and last year just up the street. Community members came together to pick up their organic CSA baskets from the Roulant farm, along with local products and produce from numerous community vendors. With construction this year in front of the building to …

Urban Agriculture Opportunities with Other Organizations

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Thank you for your enthusiasm and dedication to the Roulant’s urban gardens since the beginning of May, both the gardens and the schedule are filling up fast! Until more spaces become available, take the opportunity to experience the entire Roulant cycle. 👉 We still need help with the Roulant’s other programs (in the kitchen, for meal delivery and at the …

New Faces at the Roulant

Featured, Staff

While some are are saying goodbye, a much greater number of amazing individuals are joining our teams. Please give a warm welcome to our new members who will spread the spirit of community and inspire action at the Roulant for the 2022 season. Aaron Fetherston Aaron is starting at the Roulant in the position of Kitchen Manager. He has extensive …

National Indigenous History Month

Events, Featured

June is here and that means it’s National Indigenous History Month (NIHM). We realize that there are issues with using most of these words together: “Indigenous History” as something that is separate from just “History”; “National” in reference to a country’s borders and laws that were and still are imposed on Indigenous groups; and “Month” as something that should be …

Towards New Horizons

Featured, Staff

It’s time to say goodbye to some of the members of the Roulant’s great team. As sad as it is for us, we know that deep down our friends are leaving for new adventures to contribute to social change and to participate to a more just world beyond the Roulant’s scope. Aïda Setbel Over his past year at the Roulant, …

AGM Recap: Celebration & Gratitude

Events, Featured, Governance

On April 21st, the Roulant welcomed community members, virtually and in person, for its 2022 Annual General Meeting. Over 110 voting members, neighbours and friends came together to celebrate all we accomplished as a community this past year and participate in the Roulant’s democratic process. A Word of Gratitude Thank you to everyone who tuned in from home and attended …

Your 2021 Annual Report

Categorize Me!, Publications

For the first time, this year’s report is a collaborative effort by the Roulant team, foregrounding the importance of community in all aspects of our work. Through pictures, statistics, and words from staff, take a comprehensive look at the past year’s highlights. Community events and activities, financial reports, innovations to our programs and policies – it’s all there! We hope …

Four Places to Buy Roulant Seedlings this Season

Agriculture, Featured

The Roulant Farm is kicking off the season with its largest seedling sale ever! We’ve produced about 60 varieties of vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs that will be available at 4 points of sale. Here are the details of each point of sale where you can find our seedlings during the month of May! Where? When? What time? At the …