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Join the core of the collective: Les Fruits défendus

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Fruits Défendus, Volunteering - Personal

Would you like to make an impact in the world of urban agriculture in Montreal, all while enjoying the sweet nourishing fruits of your labour? Then this is your chance! Les Fruits défendus is recruiting new core committee members to join its all-volunteer community! The collective’s mission is to reduce food waste, increase its accessibility to local food and to …

Come help us close the gardens!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Fall is officially here and the agricultural season is sadly coming to an end. This means that we have to close this summer in beauty with 2 volunteer shifts in order to tear-down the gardens In the Terrasses Roy on October 11th: from 13h30 to 15h from 15h to 18h30 On the rooftop garden the 13th of October: from 9h30 …

Workshop: Kombucha

Community Workshops, Featured, Kitchen Workshops

We’re excited to present another workshop in our series of kitchen workshops. We ask for a greater financial contribution for these workshops because we see them as an opportunity for some members of the community to financially support our charity programs while developing their cooking skills in the Roulant kitchen! This October, we welcome Sébastien Bureau (MannaNova and Rise Kombucha) to offer you …

Job Offer: Volunteer Program Coordination Internship

Featured, Job Postings

Have you always wanted to work in a dynamic and fast- paced environment? Here’s a chance to work with our volunteers, learn about the daily operations, and participate in our collaborative management structure. The volunteer coordination internship is an enriching way to learn and grow at the Roulant! Get ready for a once in a lifetime experience working alongside an …

The Relaunch of Mise au Point

Meals-on-Wheels, News

In 2015, we began working on the longest research and development project for the Meals-on-Wheels program, “Mise au point“, which was built in order to improve our services. At that time, we launched a micro website to share our results and online tools with the community. Sadly, the site became corrupt and all the information was lost. This is why …

Harvest Party 2018- Postponed

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Please note that the Harvest Party has been moved by one week to Thursday, September 13th! Come to enjoy the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden project of the Plateau-Mount-Royal borough taking place on Roy street outside of the Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its second year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest …

Introduction to seed saving workshop!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured

September has arrived and it’s time to dip your toes into the art of plant breeding by learning the science of seed saving in order to prepare your garden for next year! When: Wednesday, September 19th, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm Where: At the Terraces Roy tables in front of Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy East (second floor in case of rain) Cost: $10 …

Garlic and Tomato Sale

Basket, Featured, Market

The garlic and tomato sale has been so popular this year, that we have decided to extend the sale for a couple more weeks! You still have the chance to purchase delicious and fresh organic veggies in bulk from our farm, to make lots of sauces that will last you the year! If you are interested in purchasing garlic:  PRICE: 11$/lb …

Recipes from the Roulant: Mild Salsa

Basket, Featured, Food, Food Preservation, Market

Have you seen our huge tomato and garlic sale? It’s that time of the year again to start preserving and canning your extra produce. Why not try this delicious mild salsa by Ricardo Cuisine that will last you all year? Make sure to fill out this form to receive your garlic and/or this form to receive your tomatoes! The pick-up location is on Thursdays at the Farmer’s market …

A magical day at the farm with our community!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Community Farm Day happened on Saturday, August 25th!  Visit in the field One of the main goals of this event was to introduce the world of peri-urban agriculture to our community. During Community Farm Day, it was possible to discover Santropol Roulant’s farm and talk with the farmers, but also learn about the other farm projects surrounding us, such as the …