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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 …

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Your Friendly Neighbourhood Pocket Market !

Agriculture, Events, News

This summer, make sure to drop by Santropol Roulant’s Pocket Market which will be running every Thursday from 4:30-7pm over the peak summer months (July 12th-September 27th). You will find us at the corner of Ste-Famille and Milton, selling vegetables, fruits and HONEY harvested from our two urban gardens and our peri-urban farm site in Senneville, as well as from …

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First Annual Froot Cup

Events, Fundraising

Excerpt from Froot Cup 2012 poster

The 1st annual Froot Cup is a friendly one day 7 vs. 7 coed soccer Tournament. 12 teams will compete but only one will claim the coveted Froot Cup! The Froot Cup is a great chance to get some excercise in the summer sun while supporting a great cause: the Roulant!   Tournament Details at Glance When: Saturday, August 4th 2012, …

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A look back on our Tequila Tasting

Events, Fundraising, Recipes

Held on our beautiful rooftop terrace last Thursday, our first ever Tequila Tasting fundraiser turned out to be a fun-filled gathering of friends and tequila aficionados. Olga from TequilArt Montreal spoke about the history of the drink, and the art of Tequila production. She showed us a live blue agave plant from which tequila is harvest, spoke about yield rates, …

Santropol Roulant’s Happening 2012

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Kitchen Workshops, SantroVelo

Photo of Santropol Roulant's Happening in 2011. [Photo credit: Stéphane Cocke]

Santropol Roulant’s 2nd Annual Happening is just around the corner! Join us on the evening of June 21st as we celebrate Santropol Roulant’s 17th birthday during our yearly summer “Happening”, an evening of workshops, music, art and dancing!! We’ll also be launching an exciting new project called Entre Grange et Gratte-Ciel: An Urban-Rural Farm Exchange. Through the magic of video, …