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Job Offer: Small-Scale Organic Farm Co-Manager

Agriculture, Featured, Job Postings, Senneville Farm, Staff

Shout out to young farmers! Here is an opportunity to deepen your experience in small-scale farm management while nourishing social change and intergenerational connections. After three beautiful agricultural seasons with the Roulant farm, at the end of this growing season Clémence will be moving on to co-manage Le Vallon des Sources in Ripon, Québec. We are looking for a new …

Call for Candidates: Treasurer of the Board of Directors

Featured, Governance, News, Volunteering - Personal

The Santropol Roulant Board of Directors is seeking a new member to fill the role of Treasurer, beginning in October 2017. The Board provides leadership, direction and oversight through, for example, the development of long-term strategic plans and organizational policies. In particular, the Treasurer is responsible for reviewing financial results and making recommendations to the board regarding financial decisions and …

An elevator to the rooftop garden

Featured, News, Offices

Flashback to 7 years ago In August 2010, a colorful parade brought together staff members, volunteers, donors, and partners as the Roulant community moved from its small space on Duluth Street to the building at 111 rue Roy East, which has become such an important part of the organization’s fabric. Back then, we realized that our communities needed “spaces that …

Job Offer: Director of Human Resources and Operations

Featured, Job Postings, Staff

Champion of our organisational values, the Roulant’s Director of Human Resources and Operations is up for just about any challenge.  We’re looking for candidates who can balance great listening skills with positivity, persistence and a strong sense of organisation to take on a variety of responsibilities ranging from developing a strong and engaged team to finding creative ways to optimise the …

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New Faces and Changing Places in the Team

Catering, Communications, Featured, Partners, Staff

So much is happening at the Roulant these days! In this giant team update, join us in welcoming new members to the team, learn about other changes in the staff, and send fond farewells to a few people who have moved on to new things. Learn more about these and other members of our team on our Staff page. Thank you! …

Soil Ecology Workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture

If you want to level up your gardening know-how and build healthy and resilient soils, this workshop is for you! When: Wednesday, August 23rd, 5-6pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy East, Second floor* Cost: $10-15 or pay-what-you-can. Please register in advance below. About this workshop Soil health is essential to healthy gardens and food security worldwide. Unfortunately, many agricultural practices tend to damage …

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Community farm day

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Senneville Farm

While you might encounter some of the veggies from the Santropol Roulant farm in the meals-on-wheels recipes, in the organic baskets or at the twice-weekly 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 …

Medicinal Plants workshop

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture

Which plant remedies are helpful when you’re feeling anxious, sleepless, or sick? For thousands of years, people all over the world have used medicinal plants to help themselves feel better. While pharmaceutical medicine is indispensable, we can complement our health practices with medicinal plants, and through them, connect more deeply with our bodies. When: Wednesday, August 2nd from  5-6 pm …

Invitation to Rue Fermier 2017!

Agriculture, Events, Featured, Market, News

On July 20th, Santropol Roulant will open its doors to the public for it’s annual summer community event, Rue Fermier. Come by the Roulant to take part in the activities and learn more about what we do! When: July 20th between 4pm and 8pm Where: 111 rue Roy east, on Roy street between Coloniale and De Bullion Cost: Free entry …

Job Offer: Communications Coordinator

Featured, Job Postings

If you love to keep wonderful people in the loop about all of the incredible social inclusion, food security and intergenerational connections happening at the Roulant, apply to join the staff team as the Communications Coordinator! The application deadline is Monday, July 24th at 9am. Please note this is a maternity leave replacement contract, for a duration of 5 months. To …

Insect workshop: friends and foes

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Featured, Urban Agriculture

Summer is here for real: veggies are growing, flowers are blooming, and our agriculture workshop series continues with an insect workshop!  Which insects are the enemies in your garden and how do we ward them off? Which ones are useful and how do we to attract them? This workshop will answer all of theses questions and more! Please note that …