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Helps us Green the Roulant

Agriculture, export, Offices, Urban Agriculture

We’re working on plans to build a green wall in our second floor space, in order to bring more of that beautiful plant life inside our building! Are you moving out, do you have too many plants, or just feel like sharing? To help execute this project, we are reaching out to you! The Roulant is currently gathering houseplants and cuttings for our green wall …

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Farewell Meghan, Welcome Niamh & Sandrine!

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When a new person steps into a role at the Roulant, we are excited to learn a lot from their experiences and fresh energy. It also means, however, that we have to say goodbye to dear friends as they head off on their next adventure. This week we honour the departure of Meghan Gilmore, who is off to share her talents …

A Froot Cup Thank you

Events, export, Featured, Fundraising, News

Saturday May 30th we held the 4th edition of the Froot Cup soccer tournament at Concordia’s Loyola Campus. All 16 teams present as well as the shining sun made for an incredible day! This fundraiser was a success in many ways, thanks to the participants, the volunteers and the members of the community who all shared a great enthusiasm and a love for the Roulant …

Urban Mushroom Foray

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An Ecologically-Focused Mushroom Walk in Montreal Join mycologist Willoughby Arevalo for a participatory, field-based workshop, covering core skills for mushroom identification and biology, geared towards all levels of experience. We will observe and sense fungi in their natural settings while exploring their complex relationships with other organisms, including humans. Discussion topics include culinary and medicinal applications, ethical harvesting practices, cultivation …

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Pocket Market is Back!

Agriculture, Basket, export, Featured, Market, Panier bio, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture

Starting June 23rd until mid-October, you’ll find us across from the Roulant selling organic vegetables from our peri-urban farm in Senneville, as well as from our 2 urban gardens! When: Every Tuesday from 4-7pm Where: 111, Roy East, across the street from the Roulant What: A selection of fresh Roulant produce, bread and baked goods, an ever changing selection of …

Meet the 2015 AG Team!

Agriculture, export, Featured, Market, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Youth

The Roulant’s AG(riculture) team is composed of 4 full-time, year-round staff members plus a wonderful group of energetic young people who join us for the growing season. This year at the farm we have the pleasure to be working with four interns: Kai has joined the farm team as market coordinator. You can find him in the Senneville fields a …

The Roulant Turns 20!!!

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Santropol Roulant is 20 years old! We could hardly have imagined that the seed of social change, planted in 1995, would grow to become a community food hub that is woven into the social fabric of Montreal today! When we founded this meals-on-wheels service, we discovered the power of food as an vehicle to build social inclusion, the eagerness of …

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Volunteering in the gardens

Agriculture, export, Seniors, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The gardening season is at our door! We’re pleased to announce that our volunteer shifts are starting next week at the downtown gardens and have already started at the farm. If you’re already a Roulant volunteer or have come to an info session on volunteering, call us (514-284-9335) or come see us to sign up at 111 Roy! Garden Volunteer Info …

Annual Seedling Sale

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The Roulant’s agriculture team will be selling seedlings at Cultivons le Plateau We’ll have ready-to-plant peppers, eggplants, a wide range of tomato varieties, herbs  and much more! All of our products are certified organic and grown in Montreal. When: Saturday May 23rd between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm Where: Duluth, between Coloniale and de Bullion Cost: $2-4 per plant Come on out to …

Welcome Liz and Sarah

export, News, Senneville Farm, Staff

You may have noticed us posting a lot of job offers over the past few months, well now we’re excited for you to meet some of the new team! We are pleased to introduce Sarah, our 2015 Apprentice in Small-Scale Farm Management. She’ll be working alongside Sam and Clémence at the Senneville Farm all summer and learning about the ins and outs of being …

Our partners keep us rolling at the Roulant

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5 days a week, 52 weeks a year, our volunteers deliver freshly prepared meals to our client-members across various neighbourhoods surrounding the Mount Royal. Two of our delivery routes, Cote-des-Neiges and Notre Dame de Grace, are done by car, and we are very lucky to have the support of local businesses who help to maintain our two cars in working …