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Thank you for a Fabulous Harvest Feast Fundraiser!

Events, Featured

Earlier this month, over 90 guests, staff and volunteers feasted and raised funds together at the Harvest Feast Fundraiser. Attendees, donors and event sponsors gave over $22,280  towards our accessible gardens and inclusive agriculture systems, while generous sponsors provided almost $8,000 in in-kind gifts. This means that a total of $30,280 was contributed to the fundraiser! This year’s event took …

Save the Date- Volunteer Appreciation Party

Events, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Every day in every way, Santropol Roulant volunteers make our programs run. In the kitchen, out on delivery, in the thick of our gardens and in a million other ways, everything that the Roulant does happens thanks to your efforts. Current, former, and future volunteers are enthusiastically invited to the volunteer appreciation party. When: Thursday, November 8th, 5:00 pm – …

Harvest Party 2018- Postponed

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Please note that the Harvest Party has been moved by one week to Thursday, September 13th! Come to enjoy the Terrasses Roy, a public space and urban garden project of the Plateau-Mount-Royal borough taking place on Roy street outside of the Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its second year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest …

A magical day at the farm with our community!

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Community Farm Day happened on Saturday, August 25th!  Visit in the field One of the main goals of this event was to introduce the world of peri-urban agriculture to our community. During Community Farm Day, it was possible to discover Santropol Roulant’s farm and talk with the farmers, but also learn about the other farm projects surrounding us, such as the …

You’re invited to the Harvest Feast Fundraiser

Events, Featured, Fundraising

Will you feast for the future of food security, social inclusion and community building in Montreal? Get your tickets today for the Harvest Feast Fundraiser 2018, Santropol Roulant’s biggest fundraising event of the year, and help us raise $25,000 towards accessible gardens and inclusive agriculture systems! When: Thursday, October 4, 2018 – 6:30 to 10:00 pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 …

Community Farm Day Reminder

Agriculture, Events, Featured

Community Farm Day is happening this Saturday, August 25th!  There are only a few spots left available for the mini bus, so if you need a lift, please make sure to reserve your seat by contacting Marie-Anne.  For those riding with us, we will all be leaving the Roulant at 10:30 am, so make sure to get here at least 15 mins …

Cinéma dans les jardins

Events, Featured

Joignez-nous sur notre jardin sur le toit ce mois-ci pour des projections de films en plein air! Nous allons mettre de côté nos bacs à réservoir d’eau et installer un mini cinéma pour partager des documentaires novateurs sur l’éthique de l’agriculture. Venez vous reposer et en apprendre davantage sur la politique de nos systèmes alimentaires. Notre espace est maintenant accessible aux …

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Harvest party 2018!

Agriculture, Events

On Thursday, September 13th, it’s Harvest time! Come enjoy the Terraces Roy, a public space and urban garden project of the Plateau-Mount-Royal borough taking place on Roy street outside of the Roulant. This colourful project is nearing the end of its second year, which means it’s time to celebrate the harvest and taste some fresh and local veggies! When: September 13th …

Community Farm Day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Urban Agriculture

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the farm of Santropol Roulant in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the Farmers’ Markets, you rarely have the opportunity to touch the soil where they grow. Community farm day is your opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of organic agriculture on the island of …

Outdoor Film Screenings in the gardens

Events, Featured

Join us on our rooftop garden this month for outdoor film screenings! We’ll be moving aside our self-watering containers and setting up a mini theatre to share some ground-breaking documentaries related to the ethics of agriculture. Come out to get cozy and learn more about the politics of our food systems. Also, our space is now wheelchair accessible. And, all …

Success and Assured Accessibility – Rue Fermier 2018

Events, Featured

*** Make sure to fill out our survey at the bottom of the blogpost  There were so many smiles and lovely people at last week’s Rue Fermier event on July 19th, we can still feel the good vibes in our space this week. Perhaps it is because our goal this year has been officially achieved; that everyone has access to …

community farm day 2018

Agriculture, Events

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the farm of Santropol Roulant in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the Farmers’ Markets, you rarely have the opportunity to touch the soil where they grow. Community farm day is your opportunity to visit the farm, enjoy the calm of the countryside and discover the secrets of organic agriculture on the island of …