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Our team is growing!

Agriculture, Meals-on-Wheels, Staff

As we approach the high season, Magali, Adrienne and Katherine are thrilled to introduce four new agricultural recruits on both the Urban Agriculture team and the Farm team, while an existing staff member takes two steps forward as the new head of the Meals-on-Wheels team. Read on and join us in welcoming and congratulating them all! Urban Agriculture Gardens Facilitators Gracia Badibanga (top, second from …

Join us: The Terrasses Roy are back in style!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After a two-year hiatus for a makeover, the permanent phase of the Terrasses Roy is ready to welcome you back. As part of the Cultiver Montréal 2023 Festival, we invite you to join us at Cultiver Terrasses Roy and celebrate the beginning of the gardening season. Hope to see you all there! – Magali, urban agriculture program manager

Visit the La Cité garden in bloom

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After the success of the visits of La Cité-des-Hospitalières last September, we once again present the entire Roulant community with an opportunity to visit the site and walk through its marvelous blooming gardens. This visit is open to everyone – families and children are welcome! See you there! – Adrienne, Accessible Agriculture and Gardens Coordinator

Job postings: the Roulant needs you!

Featured, Job Postings

Being part of the Santropol Roulant team can be a powerful way to achieve social change in your community. If you are passionate about the Roulant mission, community engagement, or want to learn how to grow relationships with a large community of volunteers, clients, and donors, these opportunities are for you! Leverage your creativity as a Fundraising and Communications Officer …

The 2022 Recipe: Annual Report & Appendix


It’s that time of year where we unveil the 2022 Annual Report, a recap of the Roulant’s activities, victories, and challenges of the past year, complete with beautiful photos of your community. We thought it appropriate to reflect on these accomplishments, and more, and present them to you as a cookbook of sorts. It takes all kinds of recipes to …

Gardening resources for everyone


It’s almost the best time of the year: gardening time! Very soon, the flowers will be blooming and the bees will be buzzing, and the snow will be a distant memory.  For all the novice gardeners out there, we wanted to share a short and sweet list of resources to get your hands dirty and to help you enjoy the …

Agriculture Volunteering

Agriculture, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

After an icy winter, fresh shoots and sprouts are coming up and announcing spring! The Roulant agriculture teams are excited to invite you to mark your calendars and to get ready to volunteer in the gardens. Agriculture Special Welcome Session We will be talking about the history and goals of our programs, what to expect, and answer any questions you …

National Volunteer Week: Come Celebrate

Events, Volunteering - Personal

April is the time to celebrate and share our gratitude to our volunteer community. This year, as part of National Volunteer Week from April 16-22, we felt it was important to highlight the importance of volunteers in maintaining a more resilient, healthy and caring community. Volunteering is unique to each individual and allows some to practice new skills, find meaning, …

New Faces in The Kitchen

Kitchen, Staff

The kitchen is the beating heart at the centre of the Roulant’s day-to-day action. Its team members, then, play a huge part in keeping things running beautifully! We welcome Ben and Kasha, who have joined the team to help run the Meals-on-Wheels and create a welcoming and engaging environment for everyone. Ben Heaslip (second on the right) A few weeks …

2023 AGM Recap: of governance and gratitude

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

On April 30, the Roulant reopened its doors for the first time in four years for the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM)! Over 109 voting members, neighbors and friends gathered in person (148 people in total, including clients and online participants) to celebrate all that we have accomplished as a community over the past year and to elect the new …

The Roulant at the heart of change

Agriculture, Job Postings, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels

Despite the chilly temperatures of the past few weeks, the transition to the new agricultural season has already begun for our various teams. With every new season comes recruitment at the Roulant! This year we are looking for talent that will help the Roulant’s mission flourish in three of our core programs: our kitchen, urban agriculture, and Meals-on-Wheels program. Community …

2023 AGM: Introducing candidates to the board

Featured, Governance

This year, we welcome eight members of our community from all walks of life to represent the Roulant on our Board of Directors and help to further the Roulant’s mission. You will also recognize a familiar face among our candidates, who is now up for re-election after his last two-year term. If you are wondering about the roles and needs …