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The urban agriculture schedule will be posted April 15th! 🌱

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Urban Agriculture volunteering starts on May 2, 2022 and registration will be available starting Friday, April 15th! Please read carefully: ✅You must have completed an information session (regular or special agriculture). 🧒Family volunteering on Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:30 pm at La Cité-des-Hospitalières – these shifts are for you and your children! In an effort to make our shifts more accessible …

Dance for Your Community!

Events

Hello all ye fellow boogie-ers! A new annual tradition that started with our first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2020 is back! We need you and your fancy feet to film yourself dancing to the song below to be featured for your community during the 2022 Virtual AGM on Thursday, April 21st. Dance to this song for the 2022 …

Become an agricultural volunteer ! 🌱

Agriculture, Urban Agriculture

Believe it or not, spring is on its way and it will soon be time to get the soil ready! Be it at the farm, on the rooftop, at the Cité-des-Hospitalières… we need you! Sign up for one of the two ‘‘Agriculture special’’ info-sessions to get everything ready to join us in the fields. We will be talking about the …

Join Your Community at the 2022 AGM

Featured, Gouvernance, Governance

Santropol Roulant officially and warmly invites you to this year’s Annual General Meeting. Every year, we host the AGM for members to elect our Board of Directors and to invite the community to look back at the last year’s activities and see what’s to come. This year, the decision has been made to stream the event online via YouTube Live, …

Introducing your candidates for the Board

Featured, Governance

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

This year, we have seven candidates vying for five spaces on our Board of Directors. Three candidates are up for re-election, joined by four new nominees who are running for the first time. How will you cast your vote? Read on to learn more about your choices for the Board. If you are asking yourself what exactly is a Board …

What’s Cooking in 2022!

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels

Every year the Roulant releases a new meal calendar, and 2022 is no different! Sprinkled with community photos and exciting new menu items, the calendar represents change for the Meals-on-Wheels clients as much as it does for our kitchen. At the heart is the desire to improve individual food security through delicious, varied, affordable meals, and to offer engaging experiences …

What a show of support!

COVID19, Fundraising

Thank you so much! Nearly a month after the 2021 Winter Campaign ended, we are still speechless at the unprecedented wave of support from the donor community.

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 …