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Gardening workshop 201 for 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

Our agriculture workshop series continues with the Gardening 201 workshop!  Come learn more about the gardening universe and get answers to all your veggie-related questions. The workshop will include a theoretical and practical component, with the chance to make your own fertilizer and bring it home. Please note that the same workshop will be offered on two dates, and both will be bilingual. When: Wednesday …

Marie’s Monthly Giving Story

Featured, Fundraising

Monthly donors play an important role in keeping Santropol Roulant buzzing all year long. Marie, past staff member and current monthly donor speaks on what being a monthly donor means to her. Meet Marie Bilodeau (left), a beloved monthly donor and former staff member, whose regular contribution continues to make a difference in the life of the Roulant community. She started her …

Volunteer Call-out: Intergenerational Summer Lunch

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Call-out to all our amazing volunteers! Join us in celebrating summer with our buzzing community by helping out at the annual Intergenerational Meals-on-Wheels Lunch on Thursday, June 27th, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. As always, this event will bring you even closer to our Meals-on-Wheels clients as we all bask in the sun (hopefully!), visit the beautiful accessible gardens and enjoy the …

Save the date: Rue Fermier 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Featured

Mark your calendars! The community appreciation event of the year, Rue Fermier, is coming up! On July 18th, from the gardens and the rooftop to the Terrasses Roy, the veggie market and all the collectives will be at their best to welcome you and your friends/family to celebrate. When: July 18th from 4:00-9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East and Roy street between Coloniale and …

Iranian cuisine

Community Workshops, Featured, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another 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. Atabak, a Roulant volunteer, is back to share his favourite Iranian recipes. When: Wednesday, June 19th from 5pm – 8pmWhere: The Roulant kitchen, 111 Roy EastCost: By donation (suggested contribution $15-$25) On …

Kitchen Volunteer survey

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Statistics, Volunteering - Personal

Have you volunteered in our kitchen, helping to prepare or package meals? If yes, we want to hear from you! The kitchen team is looking for ways to improve the volunteer experience during kitchen shifts and a big part of that is collecting feedback from the community. We invite you to take a few minutes to fill out the survey, …

Why Monthly Giving Matters

Featured, Fundraising

Welcome, dear donors and friends, to this year’s monthly giving campaign! This spring, we would like to invite you to check in with yourself about the way you give. Is your donation working for you? How much is your money worth? A monthly contribution to the Roulant creates sustainability for the organization and yourself. You can invest in your personal …

Time to sign-up for your Organic Baskets

Basket, Featured, Senneville Farm

Did you know that this year marks a decade of vegetable baskets in the history of the Roulant! We started back in 2009, with 25 clients receiving produce grown at the McGill gardens. And since then it’s been a magical journey! Some of you have even been with us since our 1st year! The season starts now! Sign up once …

Welcome, Magali and Erin!

Agriculture, Featured, Staff

Exciting summer ahead of us as we welcome our newest members to the team, Magali and Erin! Thank you! Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page, and feel free to send them an email to welcome them to the team.

Gardening 101 Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

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 workshop will be bilingual. When: Wednesday June 5th, both from 5:30 – 7:30 pmWhere: In the Terraces Roy in front of Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy EastCost: 10$ – 15$ (suggested contribution, pay-what-you-can) The …

Spring Tune up day at Santrovélo

Biking, Featured, SantroVelo

Our community bike shop, SantroVélo will hold its annual spring Tune-Up event next week. When: Saturday, May 11th from 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm Where: In the alley next to the Roulant at 111 Roy East Share the Facebook event with your friends or anyone in need of a tune-up. At this event, volunteer bike mechanics offer a basic check-up …