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Volunteer at the Holiday Brunch

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

As the first snowflakes appear, we know it’s time to get ready to host the annual Holiday Brunch for our Meals-on-Wheels clients! This year’s brunch will be on Thursday, December 12th. This is by far the most popular event for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and a great opportunity to get to know them better as we share a traditional holiday meal …

End of the Market’s Season

Agriculture, Market

Thursday’s at the Roulant are very special day during the summer as the whole community gets to participate in our work. We hope you enjoyed your visits to the market to meet with our farmers and vendors, get a look around our gardens and enjoy the fun atmosphere you all help create under sunny skies. We really appreciate your continued …

A hair in the soup…

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

As a community supported farm, we have the pleasure and privilege to share with you the abundances of our harvest with you. The Ferme du Roulant also wishes to be as transparent as possible about the challenges that can arise during a farming season. In that context, we wanted to share some news today. Back in July, Virginie, the farm …

Herbalism Workshop : DIY Apple Cider Vinegar & Fire Cider

Agriculture, Community Workshops

Gardens are closing up which means we have more time to focus on the Urban Agriculture Workshops Series. We are lucky to count on Pamela, a member of the community, who is an herbalist, founder of Blueberryjams, and host of our next workshop. In this workshop, you will learn about the science behind the fermentation and the many uses of …

Santrovélo Fall News

Biking, SantroVelo, Volunteering - Personal

Recruiting New Volunteers! Want to empower people to repair their own bikes and help coordinate a community workshop? Come join us! We are recruiting new volunteers for many roles from in-shop roles like mechanics and greeters as well as many support roles that help the shop run. Our next orientation session will be on November 5, 2019, at 6:30 pm. …

Preserving the Harvest

Food Preservation, Kitchen, Volunteering - Personal

It’s harvest season and the Roulant kitchen is receiving tons of beautiful veggies from the Ferme du Roulant. We’re working hard to transform them so that we can continue enjoying them all year round. Want to come help out?  We’re looking for volunteers to help out with food preservation shifts (Thursdays from 2:00 – 6:00pm) and food cycle shifts (Fridays …

Volunteer Appreciation Party

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

There is no way Santropol Roulant could do its work without the help of our amazing volunteer community. To celebrate and thank you all, we are hosting a volunteer appreciation party on November 7th. All current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to join! When: Thursday, November 7th, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: 111 Roy East, 2nd floor Why: Because …

Roulant Experiences

Featured, Fundraising

Enjoy the Roulant like you’ve never experienced before! Created to help us reach our Golden Gala fundraising goal, Roulant Experiences are one-of-a-kind outings hosted by Roulant staff members to share their unique interests and expertise with you … all for a good cause. You won’t find these experiences anywhere else! Connect with the wilderness in our backyard by joining the …

Kitchen Workshop: Indian Cuisine

Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Jitendra, a Meals-on-Wheels client and active community member is looking forward to sharing with us some classic Indian cuisine recipes. When: Wednesday, October 30th from 5 pm to 8 pmWhere: Santropol Roulant, 111 …

Hiring In The Kitchen: Community Cook

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

As announced in our previous newsletter, we’re hiring kitchen help! Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Are you a Canadian citizen under 30? Do you love community, food, sustainability and seniors?  In partnership with Young Canada Works, we’re looking for a full-time (30 hours per week) Community Cook in our Meals-on-Wheels program for the fall, and we’re looking to …

A Dialogue On Dysphagia

Events, Kitchen, Seniors

In our Meals-on-Wheels program, we have lots of experience accommodating our meals to people with various dietary restrictions and preferences, but we are continually trying to offer a better and safer service. In that regard, we invite you to a presentation on how to adapt food for people with swallowing difficulties. Part of Projection Week, a week of events touching …

Apple Picking In The Rain

Events, Seniors

The Fall Intergenerational Event was held on September 26th, gathering around fifty clients, volunteers and staff. The event was at Vergers Denis Charbonneau in Mont-Saint-Grégoire. Despite the rain, the community gathered around an incredible meal and shared stories. There is nothing to stop the Roulant’s community! Relive the event with these pictures :