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Press Release: Iron Chef

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising, Press Releases, Publications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5th, 2012 Local Restaurants Go Head to Head in Support of Urban Agriculture Montreal — The battle of the beets is back as local restaurants face off in support of Santropol Roulant’s Urban Agriculture Program. The 3rd annual Iron Chef Competition will take place on Thursday, September 6 th from 5-10pm at the Edible Campus Garden …

Volunteer – Help us with our Facebook presence

Communications, Volunteering - Personal

Do you have Facebook skills? …and not just the friend-stalking kind? We’re working to improve our Facebook presence but —quite honestly— our day-to-day needs are limiting our capacity to give Facebook the attention it deserves. So… we’d love to get some support from a few volunteers who can help us put the social back into our media! We’re looking for support …

First Annual Froot Cup Champions Crowned!

Categorize Me!, Events, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels

A heartfelt thank you to all the teams that came out and braved the tropical heat and participated in the 1st Annual Froot Cup.  We want to congratulate Telus FFC who narrowly beat the McKibbins team in the final to hoist the coveted Froot Cup trophy. In other announcements, the best cheer and best uniform awards both went to the Wyld Stallions.  The …

Iron Chef 2012 – 1 part bucolic, 2 parts adrenaline

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising

Photo by Jacob Saltiel

This is it! Our Iron Chef competition is back for a third year! It’s going to be huge! This year, six teams of chefs will have one hour to harvest fresh produce from our Edible Campus Garden and cook up a feast LIVE on location. Chefs from Rumi, Holder, Sala Rosa, La Khaïma, Fabergé, and a community team (Gabriel Couture and Cai Rintoul) …

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Ambassa-who? Dancing Dan

Fundraising

Dan Douek is the picture of a Santropol Roulant ambassador. Involved in all aspects of the Roulant, there’s nothing this guy can’t do. Check out how he organized the Reggae Jam Down in April 2012 to raise $900 in support of the Roulant. Name: Daniel Douek What is your connection to the Roulant? Long-time volunteer, former employee, donor, current board …

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Job Posting: Director of Urban Agriculture

Agriculture, Job Postings

The application period for this position closed on September 10th. Thank you to all of those that applied! Interested in shaping the future of Santropol Roulant? We are hiring someone to guide the continued development of our Urban Ag work. This is a unique opportunity. Please, check out the file below for more information and forward the job posting widely. Thanks! …

The Good Food Revolution: An Evening with Will Allen

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Events

Will Allen, author of The Good Food Revolution

Save the date! If you have even the slightest interest in urban agriculture, the following event is for you! Will Allen is a leading figure in the ever growing urban agriculture movement. Come hear him speak. Get your tickets now. What: The Good Food Revolution: An Evening with Will Allen Who: Will Allen is the author of The Good Food …

Film Screening: Grown in Detroit

Agriculture, Events, Video

“As a documentary about hope, the tenacity of the human spirit, and the silver linings in even the darkest of clouds, the Poppenks’ tale of The Motor City and its less-privileged residents is excellent, stunningly shot and well-devised.”  Don’t miss your change to see Grown in Detroit under the stars and surrounded by lush greenery on our wonderful roof. The film is …

A Midsummer Night’s Organic Wine Tasting

Categorize Me!, Events, Fundraising

Stomping grapes with their feet

Come all yee merry wanderers of the night to the next event in our latest line-up of evening tastings. Spend the night with Etheliya Hananova, sommelier at Montreal’s Lawrence for a special presentation and tasting of organic wines. Attendees will be able to enjoy a refreshing lineup of four organic wines (2 red & 2 white) and four delicious appetizers. All this with the …

Summer Brunch 2012!

Events

Our delicious and delightful client brunch took place on Thursday, July 26th at McGill University beside the Edible Campus gardens.In attendance were 20 clients, 35 volunteers, and 15 staff – a big crowd of folks who all contributed to making the event a success! Many dishes were shared including magnificent mushroom and spinach quiche, gorgeous grilled veggie wraps, quintessential quinoa …

Froot Cup Amateur Video

Events, Fundraising, Video

The Roulant’s first-ever annual Froot Cup soccer tournament is a little over two weeks away and we couldn’t help ourselves from sharing this doozy of an amateur video with you, complete with British sportscaster voice-over. Watch it, enjoy it, and send it around to your friends so they can get stoked and laugh too.

Our New Client Newsletter! Summer Edition.

Meals-on-Wheels, News, Publications, Stories

Words-On-Wheels is back with a great, new design! Check out all the news, stories, and updates from the Santropol Staff, Clients and Volunteers! Words-On-Wheels is a quarterly newsletter sent out to our clients with their meal. Many of our clients may not use the internet and  our newsletter allows us to keep in touch, informing them on events, news and …