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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 …

Board of Directors: Call for Candidates

Featured, Governance

It’s that beautiful time of year once again. With the Annual General Meeting on the horizon on March 30th (official announcement coming soon), we invite community members and members of the public to put your names forward for a spot on the Santropol Roulant Board of Directors.  Are you looking for a meaningful way to contribute to your community? Do …

The 2023 Meal Calendar Is Now Available!

Featured, Meals-on-Wheels

Whether you’re perusing the printed or the online version, the Roulant’s calendar is more than a simple schedule of meals. Above all, it’s a tool that gives clients decision-making power over their food so that what they are eating is in line with their dietary preferences and restrictions. It’s also a great tool for learning more about Santropol Roulant’s mission …

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 …

Be on the Front Lines of Feeding Your Community

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

We are looking for new talent to join our farm and kitchen teams to grow the next chapter of the Roulant and feed your community! Farm Apprentice  Seasonal – Full time Get your hands dirty and join our agroeducational farm for the 2023 season as a Farm Apprentice. Gain great experience in community engagement and sustainable agriculture! Farm Coordinator  Seasonal …

The Beekeeping Collective Is Seeking New Members!

Beekeeping Collective, Featured, Volunteering - Personal

Every year the Beekeeping Collective at Santropol Roulant recruits new members to join and learn about apiculture in a hands-on way while taking care of the hives on the rooftop of the Roulant. Joining a collective is an engaging commitment that typically lasts many months, sometimes years, and unlike the Roulant’s regular activities, activities can be done during evenings and …

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 …

Thank You for Going Above and Beyond!

Featured, Fundraising

In the final month of 2022, you, our wonderful community, swooped in with astounding support and made this Santropol Roulant’s most successful campaign yet, surpassing the goal of $90,000 and raising a whopping total of $95,619. This was collected from 284 caring donors. You are what makes food security and moments of connection possible for some of Montreal’s most vulnerable …

Maximize Your Seasonal Giving Impact

Featured, Fundraising

With the recent launch of our Winter Campaign, where we appeal to our community to help us reach our fundraising goal of $90,000, we thought we would share some simple tips and tricks that can help make your seasonal contributions (no matter how big or small!) go the extra mile.  1. Donate your $600 tax bonus from the Québec government …

Growing Mushrooms at the Farm?

Collective - Mycollective, Featured, Stories

Hey Roulant Community! I’m Guillaume Pratte. I’ve been a volunteer at the Roulant for over ten years, and today I’d like to introduce you to the Mycollective’s fantastic team and delve into their mission to grow mushrooms at Santropol Roulant’s farm in Senneville in 2022. It was through a permaculture lens that I first discovered mushrooms. These incredible organisms line …

Winter Campaign: Donate to Tip the Scales

Featured, Fundraising

From the Plateau to Senneville, the first dusting of snow is settling over once thriving gardens and fields. Snowflakes cover the young trees that we planted this summer as part of the biodiversity project, blanket the soil from which lettuce, squash, and beets were harvested just a few weeks ago, and drift alongside the courageous Meals-on- Wheels volunteers on their …