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Chocolate Workshop: Truffle Making

Events, Featured, Food, Kitchen Workshops

We’re excited to present another workshop part of our series of kitchen workshops for which ask a greater financial contribution because we see them as an opportunity for members of the community to financially support our charity programs while developing their cooking skills in the Roulant kitchen! This November, join us for an evening of chocolate truffle making at Santropol …

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Client Holiday Brunch- Seeking Volunteers

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

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 on Thursday, December 13th! 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 (meat and vegetarian options available). We need a bit …

Networking 6 à 8 event with Food Secure Canada

Agriculture, Events, Food

As part of the 10th Assembly of Food Secure Canada, Santropol Roulant is hosting a networking event for Assembly attendees and members of our community and the general public interested in learning more about what we do and visiting our space. Learn information about the FSC Assembly here. When: Saturday, November 3rd, from 6 – 8 pm. Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy Est …

The volunteer appreciation party is next week!

Events, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

The Volunteer Appreciation Party is next week! Reminder Every day in every way, Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in the thick of our gardens and in a million other ways, everything that the Roulant does happens thanks to your efforts. Current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to the volunteer appreciation party. …

Winter comes early in the Roulant headquarters

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Collective - Mycollective, Featured, Food, Fruits Défendus, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, News

While the weather gets steadily colder outside, it’s also gotten colder inside this September in the Roulant with the installation of a new walk-in fridge and freezer. For years now, we dreamed of updating our walk-in fridge and freezer for a few reasons. First, an upgrade was necessary to conform to the new city regulations of Montreal. Second, we wanted …

A generous donation from Opus Bike

Biking, Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Opus Bike has generously donated four extraordinary city bikes, including the Classico 2, two Zermatts, and a Porto for Meals-on-Wheels purposes! As you may know, bikes are essential for some of our volunteers who deliver meals to our Meals-on-Wheels clients. As soon as the bikes are ready to hit the road, anyone going on deliveries will be able to enjoy them. …

Looking for a new board member

Featured, Job Postings

Call for Candidates – Santropol Roulant Board of Directors You are passionate about leadership, collaborative organizational structure or change management? The HR committee of the Board needs you! All the details in the PDF below:

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Thank you for a Fabulous Harvest Feast Fundraiser!

Events, Featured

Earlier this month, over 90 guests, staff and volunteers feasted and raised funds together at the Harvest Feast Fundraiser. Attendees, donors and event sponsors gave over $22,280  towards our accessible gardens and inclusive agriculture systems, while generous sponsors provided almost $8,000 in in-kind gifts. This means that a total of $30,280 was contributed to the fundraiser! This year’s event took …

The farm is moving to rhythm of autumn

Agriculture, Featured

Last big push before the winter! On the farm, the tasks are diversified and are not lacking. We must already anticipate for the next season while continuing to harvest for our organic baskets and the kitchen. The summer and hot weather is already over, but there are still three weeks of organic baskets to provide, and the help of our …

Organic Baskets with BioLocaux

Agriculture, Food

Did you know it is possible to continue to enjoy local, organic produce all year long? Bio Locaux offers you the possibility to pick up an organic basket, during the winter, at Santropol Roulant. On Thursdays from 5 to 7 pm, from mid-November to May 2019. Bio Locaux is a group of organic farms that are members of the CAPÉ …

Save the Date- Volunteer Appreciation Party

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Every day in every way, Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in the thick of our gardens and in a million other ways, everything that the Roulant does happens thanks to your efforts. Current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to the volunteer appreciation party. When: Thursday, November 8th, 5:00 pm – …

A fruitful month for Les Fruits défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Food, Fruits Défendus

Each September is a busy month for the collective. Apples, pears, grapes, and plums all become ripe for picking around this time. Homeowners who share their trees and vines with us, get in touch and thanks to our network of pick leaders and harvesters we’re able to harvest and save so much urban fruit. Huge thanks to everyone who makes local …