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Job Offer: Urban Agriculture Summer Internships

Agriculture, Job Postings, News

An incredible opportunity to transform your city with urban agriculture!  Santropol Roulant is hiring 3 students this summer to care for our rooftop and campus gardens, and help contribute to an intergenerational community of knowledgeable gardeners! Please note that, to apply, you must be a full time student and intend to return to full time studies in the fall, between the …

Job Offer: Peri-Urban Farm Work-Shares

Agriculture, Job Postings, Senneville Farm

Would you like to spend some time this summer working with your hands, growing food for the Meals-on-Wheel program, neighbourhood farmer’s market and solidarity organic basket program? Spend one day a week at the farm and bring home a basket of organic veggies every week! New this year: we are offering 4 work-shares, each one with a specialisation in one of …

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The Fruits Défendus Are Recruiting!

Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

Do you love urban fruit? The Fruits Défendus collective is seeking new members! Getting involved We are seeking individuals who will be available to attend weekly meetings and commit an additional 2 or 3 hours of their weekly schedule to the collective from March through to November. Other volunteer opportunities for people interested in harvesting fruit or becoming harvest leaders will …

Harvesting your stories

Agriculture, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Stories, Volunteering - Personal

We have been shaking things up a bit in the volunteer orientation sessions and we are looking for your stories to help bring to life our descriptions of the Santropol Roulant volunteer experience! If you have volunteered in the kitchen, on meal deliveries, or in our gardens, send us your anecdotes so that we can use them in our revamped …

Our Senneville Farm: an urban and peri-urban food system

Agriculture, Food, Meals-on-Wheels, News, Volunteering - Personal

While we continue to deliver warm meals throughout the winter and host events with our client members, we also spend a lot of time planning for the upcoming high season, in our agriculture program. We’ve been working for years to have better control over the origin of our food products. This desire is reflected in our suburban farm in Senneville, a learning field in agriculture and a …

Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective is seeking new members!

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, News, Volunteering - Personal

Calling all beekeeping enthusiasts! Santropol Roulant’s Beekeeping Collective is seeking new members! We are looking for volunteers with a broad range of experience in order to create a good mix of people to keep our hives healthy and happy. The collective’s mission is to help spread sustainable, democratic, and local beekeeping practices.We are a group of beekeepers who come together to foster and uphold …

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Thank you, Tim!

Agriculture, Staff, Stories

After nine wonderful years with the Roulant, from the kitchen to the farm, Tim Murphy has contributed to the growth of our organization at crucial moments in its history. The edible campus garden at McGill University, the garden project on the rooftop of our building on Roy Street, the expansion to the farm, the introduction of the internal decision method based on …

A Story of the Urban Harvest

Agriculture, Categorize Me!, Staff

If you are passionate about the food security needs of the elderly, love working with volunteers in the kitchen, and are excited about keeping the kitchen spic’n’span, you might just be the person we are looking for. The full-time position will focus on the daily operations and development of the Meals-on-Wheels kitchen program. The deadline to apply is Monday, November …

Visit Our New General Store!

Agriculture, Food, Frozen Meals, Fruits Défendus, Fundraising

Ever wished the Roulant mini-market were there for you all week long? Do you want to taste the delicious preserves being canned right here? Or take home a portion of our healthy meals for your own dinner? It’s all available for you in our New General Store right here at 111 Rue Roy Est. Local and Organic Products for Sale! …

A Thanksgiving Basket

Agriculture, Food, Senneville Farm

Much as we’d like to deny it, summer is over, but with Thanksgiving around the corner we thought it be fun to partner with our friends at Les volailles et gibiers Fernando to offer a special Thanksgiving basket. We’re only putting together a handful of these so get ’em while they last. The costs $127 (cost varies depending on the size of turkey) and should be …