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The revamp of our Seed Library

Agriculture, Featured, News, Urban Agriculture

For those who have been spending time in the lounge at 111 Roy Street East, you may have noticed the seed library, and perhaps even noticed the most recent facelift. Yolie (one of our already-missed 2023 gardens facilitators) made it their end-of-season goal to revamp the seed library in order to make it easier to interact with in order to …

Celebrating Storytelling

Events, Featured, Fundraising, Stories

In late September, 70 people gathered together for Santropol Roulant’s first ever storytelling event, Récits du Roulant. Our headlining storytellers included Chris Godsall, co-founder of the Roulant; Frankie Traichel, current farm co-coordinator; Ren Nilsson, author of The Southern Wall: The Art of Engagement at Santropol Roulant and professor in social innovation; and Jonathan Lebire, co-founder of Comm-Un. They shared heartwarming …

Community Farm Day: Garlic Planting

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Frankie, Noah, and Russell are inviting you to the upcoming Community Farm Day! It is time for the next generation of garlic to take over, so be ready for a fun day of garlic planting at the Senneville farm. Come lend a hand and enjoy the serenity of the farm during the fall season with a potluck picnic lunch and …

Nachos & Volunteers: A Successful 5@7

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteering - Personal

On a sunny day in mid-August, the Meals-on-Wheels team welcomed volunteers on the Roulant rooftop for a celebratory 5@7 complete with nachos and wholesome conversations. It was a beautiful opportunity for volunteers, new and old, to meet fellow members of the community. It was also Jude’s first 5@7 as a member of the team. He had lovely reflections on the …

Sunshine on your plate for the Festive Meal

Events, Food, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels

As fall approaches, we want to taste warm weather, spice, and mint tea… On Friday, September 22nd, we will be serving a festive meal with Moroccan flavours to brighten your weekly meal rotation. Dear clients, make sure to get your orders in, preferably 48 hours before the date! Call us at (514) 284-9335

Fresh garlic sale

Featured, Food, Senneville Farm

Fresh garlic from the farm has been harvested, dried, cleaned, and trimmed. We know that the garlic-loving members of the community will be thrilled to know that the garlic heads are now ready for sale! You can purchase garlic during the weekly Friday Hang until Friday, October 20, 2023. You can also pre-order garlic online at the link below and …

Open-mic event on Terrasses Roy

Events, Local

In line with our efforts to make Terrasses Roy friendly space, we want to liven the Friday Hangs and give everyone the opportunity to share a song, a poem, or hidden talent during an open mic on Friday, September 22nd. When: Friday, September 22nd 2023, from 4pm to 6pm during the Friday Hang Where: Terrasses Roy (in front of Santropol Roulant at …

Récits du Roulant: A Storytelling Event

Events

You’re invited to an exciting new Santropol Roulant themed storytelling event. We have some very special guests, as well as an opportunity for you to get involved. Read on for more info and to RSVP: What: Stories of the Roulant! Our headlining storytellers include Chris Godsall, co-founder of the Roulant; Frankie Traichel, current farm co-coordinator; Ren Nilsson, author of The …

Beekeeping Collective Film Screening

Beekeeping Collective, Events

The Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective, a group of dedicated volunteers working together to take care of the beehives on the rooftop, invites you to join them for a free film screening of the documentary Honeyland on Friday, August 18. This award-winning Oscar-nominated Macedonian film with French subtitles was released in 2019 and follows the last female bee-hunter in Europe along …

Community Farm Day: Power Weed!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Frankie, Noah and Russell invite you to come get your hands dirty for the third Community Farm Day of the summer on Friday, August 25th! The theme of the day : weeds, weeds, weeds! While we are an organization that loves plants of all stripes, there are some that we would rather see in the compost pile than in the fields. The day promises …

A Team in Rotation

Staff

Just as different plants come to fruition at different moments of the year and in different conditions, the staff at the Roulant are all at different stages of their own journeys. This includes some folks ready to transition into the next phase of their careers or personal lives, and a few going back to school. While we are sad to …