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Summer Jobs for Youth at Santropol Roulant

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings, Youth

In collaboration with other youth skill development programs, Santropol Roulant seeks to engage youth each year in our programming by creating temporary paid positions that are exciting, challenging and fun in a variety of our program areas. If you’re under 30 and looking for a summer job that pays above minimum wage in the community sector after your university term ends, read on …

Board of Directors 2019: Calling The Candidates!

Featured, Governance

Are you a member of the Roulant? Would you like to further your involvement in the Roulant as an administrator and join the Board of Directors? Submit your application to run for election at our next Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday March 28, 2019! During the AGM, members of the Roulant – that is, anyone who has been a …

Board of Directors: Welcome Jenny and Tristan!

Featured, Gouvernance, Governance

A huge welcome to Jenny and Tristan who join our Board of directors! Jenny brings her expertise as a human resources advisor to contribute to Santropol Roulant’s mission of using food and agriculture as tools bringing together the Montreal community. Tristan joins the family serving as a board member at the Roulant, and will use this opportunity to learn from …

Community Crowdsourcing Session

Featured, Gouvernance, Governance

Join us on Wednesday February 20th starting at 6:15pm at the Roulant for an opportunity to help shape the future of the organization! We want to hear from the community about your visions and needs for the right strategic directions in the years to come. Your input is invaluable to making a better community for all. Snacks will be provided.

Workshop : LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

We’re launching our Urban Agriculture Workshops for 2019 with our annual seedlings workshop. Learn how to start your own seedlings indoors before the warm weather arrives. This workshop will be in-part theory and part hands-on. Participants will go home with their own trays of seedlings to get their seasons started. Please note that the same workshop will be offered twice, both will be bilingual. When: Tuesday, February 26th OR Wednesday, March …

Kitchen workshop: Tibetan cuisine

Featured, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for the 2nd workshop of the year 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. Tenzing, community member and returning Recipes from our Community workshop facilitator, will share with you some of her favorite Tibetan recipes. When: Wednesday, February 27th from 5 …

Free workshops by The Zero Waste Project

Community Workshops, Featured, Kitchen Workshops

We would like to invite members of our community to a series of free workshops hosted in our kitchen by The Zero Waste Project with support from la Génératrice, an initiative of Forum jeunesse de l’île de Montréal (FJÎM) and Concertation Montréal – CMTL Add a little sunshine and warmth to your daily life by learning to cook simple and …

Volunteers and workshop participants related to urban agriculture: we want your opinion!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

We have put together a small survey to better understand our community related to our urban agriculture program and especially to be able to always better improve the activities that we propose to you in connection with our urban gardens! It will only take 3 minutes of your time to fill out the online form right here. It is also …

WOMEN, TRANS* & FEMME DAY AT SANTROVELO

Biking, Featured, SantroVelo

On the last Saturday of each month from 1pm-4pm, our community bike shop SantroVélo hosts a Women Trans* Femme (WTF) day. We welcome people who identify as female, transgender, non-binary, femme, genderqueer, trans-masculine, trans-feminine or feel that their socialization or treatment as a woman, transperson*, &/or femme has impeded their participation in bicycle mechanics. If you self-identify as such, you …

PLANNING YOUR 2019 AGRICULTURE SEASON!

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Although we have just experienced our first big snowstorm of the year, it is good to warm up by thinking about your next gardens! Here are some tips from Marie-Anne, the manager of the urban agriculture program, to help you plan your new garden. Step 1: FIND YOUR GARDENING OBJECTIVES! Is it more for pleasure, such as greening your yard …

Thank you for your contribution in 2018

Fundraising, Partners

It’s hard to believe another year has flown by. To close off 2018, we send a very big thank you to the many partners and donors — individuals, companies, organizations, institutions and foundations — who generously contributed to food security and social inclusion through donations, grants, in-kind gifts and partnerships. We could not have done it without your immense support! As a donor or …

Urban Agriculture Workshops for 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Whether you have planned to do more gardening in 2019, or want to learn more about our food systems or simply dream about growing your own tomatoes … Our series on urban agriculture workshops for the general public is made for you! Whatever your motivations, it’s the beginning of a new year and, with it, our ideas to prepare you …