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Whiskies of the World Tasting is back!


We’re happy to announce our first tasting of 2013! Together with our whisky-astute friends at Ouidram, we’ll take a journey through the international world of whisky. Informative, delicious and fun, through this event we’ll learn all about the art of whisky production, the effect of local landscapes on the taste and, finally, understand the difference between “whisky”, “whiskey”, “Scotch”, single …


Invitation: Moksha Yoga Karma Classes

Events, Fundraising

Original photo by: lululemon athletica

Did you enjoy so many homemade cookies(om nom nom!), turkeys, and parties this past month that now you’re feeling a bit sluggish… but you still have that sharing and caring spirit in your heart? Start the New Year off right with a generous offer from our friends at Moksha Yoga. Their hot yoga practice not only works your muscles, it …

Keep the fire alive – Donate to the Roulant


Photographie par Sophie Lochet

As you most likely know, we use food as a vehicle to break social and economic isolation between generations and cultures. It is creatively and collaboratively that we work to strengthen and nourish our local community with novel approaches to active youth engagement, urban food systems, food security, and community care. This year, in addition to preparing and delivering close …

Get involved with a Video Project: Amplifying Voices

Communications, Seniors, Statistics, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

Intro Starting in early 2013, we’ll be carrying out a video project called Amplifying Voices with the support of the Federal Government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. Over the course of the winter and early spring, we’ll be conducting interviews with seniors, editing the footage, and posting 8 short videos that explore the realities of seniors. Through these videos and …


Introducing the Foodie Collective Cookbook


Meet the Foodie Collective – a group of friends bound together by their love for cooking, eating, and drinking – as well as a hint of healthy competition. They hold regular “Throwdowns” which test their culinary skills, imaginations and stomachs! The Foodie Collective is all about food and good fun so they’re natural allies of Santropol Roulant. Enter their latest creative project: The Foodie Collective Cookbook! This …

Director of Development – Job Posting

Job Postings

The application period for this position closed on January 2nd. Thank you to all of those that applied! We’re looking for a new Director of Development to oversee our fundraising program. Our new colleague will be responsible for ensuring that we meet our current financial goals and for creating a strategic plan that aligns our fundraising programs and activities in …

Extra! Extra! Client-Member Newsletter!


The newest issue of Words-on-Wheels, our client-member newsletter, is hot off the press! In this latest edition of W-o-W, we feature cover model Mme Girard, showcase former client Mr. Khalo, and share all the latest news and events from Santropol Roulant. In addition to meal delivery, community events, phone chats, surveys and more, W-o-W is one of the many ways we try and …

When Does ‘Old Age’ Start?

Seniors, Statistics, Stories

Old man sitting on a bench in Melbourne

I found this interesting article by Chad Brooks on Yahoo! News in which he looks at a new study from Oregon State University’s Michelle Barnhart. The study of 80-something year olds suggests that, much more than age itself, our perceptions of an individual’s level of autonomy are what matters the most in defining the start of old age. Her conclusion, clear and concise, …

A Case for Support

Communications, Fundraising, News, Publications

We’ve been busy at work putting together our latest case for support, which we’re quite proud to present it to you here as well as over on our publications page. We’re always happy to hear your thoughts (after all, they help us improve the Roulant), so we invite you to read through and leave us your feedback in the comments. …

Small Scale Gardening Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events

Small Scale Gardening Workshop (Now offered in English! Don’t miss your chance!) with Jean-Martin Fortier, family farmer at les Jardins de la Grelinette Come to meet Quebec’s pionneer in small scale bio-intensive farming! During this 2-hour long training, the urban gardener will learn all the tricks and tips of a professional farmer while those who are willing to start their own small scale commercial farming operation …

The first One Night Stand

Events, Food, Fundraising

Starting this December, we’ll be “getting up close and personal” with some warm and cuddly Montreal eateries in a series of One Night Stands. What are we talking about? Well, as you know, we’re all about people and food… and what better way to raise funds for our programs than by bringing together people and food! We’re kicking things off on …