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Community Farm Day: Strawberry Harvest

Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

Now that the agricultural season is up and running, the Roulant farm team is happy to welcome you, your family and friends to join us in celebrating the strawberry harvest at the Senneville Farm! It will be a festive day of picking (and eating!) strawberries, lending a hand with some weeding, and enjoying the serenity of the farm with a …

Join us: The Terrasses Roy are back in style!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After a two-year hiatus for a makeover, the permanent phase of the Terrasses Roy is ready to welcome you back. As part of the Cultiver Montréal 2023 Festival, we invite you to join us at Cultiver Terrasses Roy and celebrate the beginning of the gardening season. Hope to see you all there! – Magali, urban agriculture program manager

Visit the La Cité garden in bloom

Agriculture, Events, Featured

After the success of the visits of La Cité-des-Hospitalières last September, we once again present the entire Roulant community with an opportunity to visit the site and walk through its marvelous blooming gardens. This visit is open to everyone – families and children are welcome! See you there! – Adrienne, Accessible Agriculture and Gardens Coordinator

National Volunteer Week: Come Celebrate

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

April is the time to celebrate and share our gratitude to our volunteer community. This year, as part of National Volunteer Week from April 16-22, we felt it was important to highlight the importance of volunteers in maintaining a more resilient, healthy and caring community. Volunteering is unique to each individual and allows some to practice new skills, find meaning, …

2023 AGM Recap: of governance and gratitude

Events, Featured, Gouvernance

On April 30, the Roulant reopened its doors for the first time in four years for the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM)! Over 109 voting members, neighbors and friends gathered in person (148 people in total, including clients and online participants) to celebrate all that we have accomplished as a community over the past year and to elect the new …

Food for the Rest of Us: Film Screening and Discussion

Amplifying Voices, Events, Featured

Hello dear Roulant community! We warmly invite you to join the public screening of the film Food for the Rest of Us, an inspiring documentary about resistance, connection to ancestry and land stewardship. The film will be presented in a hybrid format (in-person + online) followed by a discussion with director Caroline Cox. Event Accessibility If you have any particular …

Building Seed and Community Genetics

Agriculture, Events, Featured

It’s that time of the year! Gardens sleep under snow blankets, farms are well ahead in their crop planning, and seeds are queens of the season – both literally and metaphorically. As climate change continues to impact lives and threaten crop viability, the importance of building seed genetics adapted to our climate, and strengthening our community networks remain of utter …

The Most Wonderful of Holiday Gifts

Events, Featured, Seniors

December was an exciting month full of Roulant events. Scroll down to check out the heartwarming snapshots and beautiful moments captured by our wonderful photographers! Intergenerational Holiday Brunch After almost a three-year pause, we celebrated the return of our annual Intergenerational Holiday Brunch on December 8th! Sixty clients, volunteers, staff, and long-time friends gathered around a brunch cooked with love …

A Boo-tiful Volunteer Night

Events, Volunteering - Personal

On November 3rd, we held our Halloween-themed volunteer appreciation party for the second year in a row. In addition to getting together to celebrate our vibrant volunteer community, this evening was an opportunity to meet and chat about what brings us together at the Roulant: food and music! On the agenda: blood-curdling costumes, poutine, karaoke and, of course, lively dancing. …

Festive Invitations!

Events, Featured, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

As the first snowflakes start to cover our sidewalks and mark the end of the year, it’s time for us to get ready to host not one but two holiday events! These intergenerational events are a great opportunity for our Meals-on-Wheels clients and volunteers to meet up and enjoy a delicious holiday meal and some crafts activities. Holiday Brunch What: …

A Spooky Volunteer Soirée

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Santropol Roulant opens its doors once again to the volunteer community to invite you to a Volunteer Appreciation Party (Halloween Edition!) on Thursday, November 3. Karaoke, homemade poutine (with vegan and gluten-free options) and drinks (with and without alcohol) are all on the menu to celebrate our volunteers’ daily impact, whether armed with an apron, spade or the Roulant red …

A Taste of Fall at the Roulant

Events, Featured

On a rainy Thursday, October 13, the Roulant welcomed more than 60 members of its community to celebrate the arrival of autumn over a seasonal snack prepared in the kitchen. It was a wonderful opportunity to bring together volunteers, clients, and staff in a warm and musical atmosphere with Claude, Serge, and Robert performing. The Roulant hasn’t had the opportunity …