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The community sector on strike!

Staff

For 27 years, Santropol Roulant has worked to improve food security and foster social inclusion for members of its company in Montreal. This work is possible thanks to the financial support of multiple partners, including generous donors and members of the Roulant community, but also through funding from different levels of government. While the needs for services offered by the …

Calling All Candidates!

Governance

A banner with the letters "AGA" and "AGM" hands above hands, a microphone, and some vegetables.

Are you a member of Santropol Roulant? Do you feel passionate about food security and social inclusion? Do you have a strong vision for a greener, more inclusive future? Are you interested in supporting your Montreal community in a great new way? If so, have we got an opportunity for you!

Sowing for Change

Agriculture

“Every seed saved will set us free” ーNaima Penniman, in their poem Gardens are Blueprints Do you have a small balcony? A garden? Are you already dreaming of crunchy and sweet sugar snap peas and juicy cucumbers, whether it be your first or your fourteenth gardening season? February is the perfect month to snap up your seeds for the season! …

So Long, Dear Friends

Staff

The journeys of every member of our team illustrates the Roulant’s occasional role as a stepping stone for the people of our community. Amongst ourselves, we speak lovingly of the Roulant as an educational experience, or as a laboratory of sorts. Thus, Eloise, Jamiey and Jean-François, who have given their all with so much generosity over the years, will henceforth …

JEDI: The Roulant’s Journey Continues

Featured, Politics

In the last months the Roulant has taken some big steps on the importance of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI). Working with Julie Savaria, we conducted an analysis of our staff demographics and shared that back with staff. As they say, if you want to improve something, you’ve got to measure it! Following that exercise, Julie sat down with …

The Beekeeping Collective is recruiting new members

Beekeeping Collective

Une personne en habit apicole regarde un rayon de miel avec des abeilles.

The Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective is seeking new volunteers to build a collective that will keep our urban hives healthy and happy! About Us Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective is a group of beekeepers working to support the permanence and the sustainability of the beekeeping community in Montreal. We promote the interests of bees and beekeepers to maintain a healthy and …

Multiple job offers!

Agriculture, Featured, Fundraising, Job Postings

Make an impact in your community through engaging careers in social change! The Roulant is looking for people with skills and experience in fundraising and communications, farm production and program development, and community outreach and support to contribute to an effervescent and rich community project. Leverage your creativity and relationship-building skills as a Fundraising & Communications Officer to engage with …

Protecting the Community

COVID19, Featured

The Meals-on-Wheels is an essential service that helps keep seniors with a loss of autonomy or with limited mobility active in their community. We have made every effort since the beginning of the pandemic to create special moments between these clients and other members of the Roulant community, all while keeping safety a top priority. Due to the increase in …

Thank you Brooke

Featured, Staff

After five years at the Roulant, our colleague Brooke is moving on to new challenges at Community Food Centres of Canada. Brooke arrived at the Roulant in the spring of 2016 and has left her mark on the Roulant through the many projects she has successfully led.  She began as Communications Coordinator, then moved on to Partner Engagement Coordinator. In …

5 Ways to Increase Your Seasonal Giving Impact

Featured, Fundraising

2021 has been a year of ‘more’. More need for food security and social inclusion in our community. More meals produced and distributed by the Roulant than ever before. More expenses associated with the increased activity.  But there is more room for impact, too. With the recent launch of our Winter Campaign, where we appeal to our community to help …

A look back at the farm season

Agriculture, Featured, Senneville Farm

The farm produced a lot of vegetables and fruit in 2021! The season started with a particularly warm month of May. Even before the baskets started, strawberries, arugula, lettuce and herbs were asking to be harvested! It’s a change from the cold springs that forced us to postpone the first baskets! This is a reality of farming; no matter how …