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Kitchen workshop: Canning and fermentation

Events, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Karen, a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer and experimented canner is excited to share with us her family’s recipes and stories. With lots of charisma and nostalgia, she will show us how we too can preserve …

Golden Gala

Events, Fundraising

The Golden Gala is fast approaching and you can make a huge difference in your community. Come to the Golden Gala on September 20th. Can’t be there? Allow one of our Meals-on-Wheels program client to be part of it by offering a ticket! You can also make a 100% tax deductible donation. Mexican and Malaysian inspired gourmet meal, open bar, …

Happy Trails to Our Summer Interns

Agriculture, Staff

September and the start of the school year have arrived. Our interns completed their contracts and are now back in school. Émilie Lamoureux-Sproule, our intern at the Volunteer Coordination Program left for Toronto to learn documentary making. Her overflowing energy will be missed, but she assured us that she would come back to the Roulant in the future! Vincent Lacharité-Laframboise, …

What a Community Farm Day!

Agriculture, Events, Senneville Farm

Nearly one hundred people went to Senneville to visit the Ferme du Roulant on Community Farm Day on August 24th.The Roulant’s community gathered in the enchanting farm setting to visit the facilities, enjoy a good meal, listen to music and get together.  If you did not know it, the Ferme du Roulant produces more than 15,000 kg of fresh and …

Garlic and Tomatoes in Bulk

Agriculture, Basket

Craving fresh and organic garlic and tomatoes? The team at Ferme du Roulant harvested 12000 heads of garlic and tomato plants are entering their moment of bountiful glory! The best part is that you can now order your own garlic or tomatoes! No need to be a basket member! Pick up time is Thursdays from 4 to 7 pm, at …

Fall Intergenerational Event

Events, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all our amazing volunteers! With Fall slowly coming back, we are planning our annual outing to the apple orchards. Keeping with tradition, we will head out of the city and visit the Vergers Charbonneau for another great intergenerational event.  Outings such as this one serve as a unique opportunities to bring people together across generations and cultures and gather …

Harvest party 2019

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events

Come and enjoy the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden project of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal borough located on Roy street outside of Santropol Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its third year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest and taste some fresh and local veggies! When: September 12th from 4 to 7 pmWhere: Terrasses Roy, in …

Introduction to seed saving workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops

September has arrived and it’s time to grow your knowledge by learning the science of seed saving in order to prepare your garden for next year! When: Wednesday, September 18th, from 5:30 to 7:00 pmWhere: Terrasses Roy in front of Santropol Roulant on 111 rue Roy Est (second floor in case of rain)Cost: suggested contribution of $10 to $15 (pay-what-you-can) Please note that the workshop …

Your 2019 Farmers Olympics champions

Agriculture, Senneville Farm

Congratulations to the Ferme du Roulant, Ferme de l’Île and Urban Agriculture program team for their performance at the 2019 Farmers Olympics held at the Tourne-Sol Co-operative Farm. The Roulant’s team got the higher hand over the six teams in competition. Starting with the entrance that made a lot of noise, the team really impressed the judges. The pitchfork throw …

Meet your new Committee on Harassment & Safer Spaces at the Roulant

Governance, News

Did you know that the Roulant has a policy on harassment?  Well, it does! It has been around since 2002, helping to make our space safe and secure for our wonderful community of members. This summer, we’ve formed a new Committee to revisit the policy and make some major changes to better reflect our community and recent changes in the …

Congratulations Amy and Chris

Ambassadors, News

The whole team at Santropol Roulant would like to congratulate Amy and Chris who got married at the Roulant on August 3rd. You are amazing members of the community! Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness!