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Calling All Candidates!

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Please note that the period to submit applications is done! Stay tuned to discover the profiles of our candidates At our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 28th 2013, Santropol Roulant members (anyone who has been a client, volunteer, staff or donor within the past year) will elect its new Board of Directors. What is the Board of Directors? Santropol …

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 …


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 …

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 …

100 Mile Meal

Agriculture, Events, Food

Photo by: Chris Henschel

Fans of local organic food – We are excited to hold our 5th annual 100 Mile meal on Sunday October 21th.   The evening will consist of a 3 course meal – including local wine –  with ingredients sourced from within a 100 mile radius, followed by a panel discussion lead by local farmers.  –  More details about this year’s …

Gardening workshop with Jean-Martin Fortier from Les Jardins de la Grelinette

Agriculture, Communications, Community Workshops, Events, Food

Gardening enthusiast, debutante, or somewhere in the middle, have we got something for you! Jean-Martin Fortier, family farmer at Les Jardins de la Grelinette (, renown organic agriculture expert, author of a the book – Le jardinier-maraîcher: Manuel d’agriculture biologique sur petite surface ( will be leading a workshop at the Roulant in small-scale organic gardening. We are silly excited …

Looking back at the Iron Chef

Agriculture, Events, Food, Fundraising

Can you say awesome? Last Thursday evening, from 5pm onwards, hundreds of food lovers, chefs, and community members turned out to celebrate good food and good company at our third annual Iron Chef. Hit the bottom of this post for the slideshow! — Things kicked off well at 5pm, with food and drinks flowing past appreciative palates, each bite or …