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Gifts that give twice – now available online!

Food Preservation, Fundraising, General Store

Are you seeking simple gifts that you can offer at gatherings with friends and family? Here’s an opportunity to support the Roulant with the purchase of delicious gifts that celebrate abundance and love! Launching our Online General Store The online General Store makes it even easier for you to choose an assortment of pickles, jams, sauces and books that suits …

Sliding scale in the General Store

Food Preservation, General Store, Volunteering - Personal

Hello volunteers! Did you know that you can now purchase the Roulant’s preserved goods from the General Store at a reduced price?  We’ve implemented a sliding scale to make the Montreal-grown canned and fermented food that is sold in the General Store more accessible to volunteers on a restricted budget. This change will allow you to pay anywhere between 50% …

Giving through Gifting

Food Preservation, General Store

We love local food and homemade gifts any time of year, but especially during the holidays! Here are a few items that are currently available in the Roulant General Store. They’re perfect for holiday gifts or to serve with a nice spread of cheeses or charcuteries; hello apple butter, chutney and ground cherry jam! Bonus: every purchase supports our work. …

Canning and Fermenting swap!

Community Workshops, Events, Food Preservation

Want to trade a few jars of your preserves or kraut for someone else’s? Here’s your chance!  The Roulant is hosting its first ever canning/fermenting swap as a part of our upcoming preserve and catering menu tasting 5 à 7 next Thursday, November 10th.  Yes, you’ll also have the opportunity to taste many of the Roulant’s homemade delights too! When: …

Introduction to jam making: Theory and discussion

Community Workshops, Food Preservation

Are you curious about making jam? Think it might be too hard? We’d like to talk about just how easy it really is! Come join us for a discussion on canning and jam, required materials, and ingredients needed, as well as a walk through the process of making jam. We’ll end with a tasting of several jams, including some unusual …

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Fall 5 à 7: Free tasting of our catering menu

Catering, Events, Food Preservation

We invite you to a 5 à 7 tasting and community event on November 10th. The Roulant is excited to introduce our newest catering menu and offer samples of our delicious preserves. When: Thursday November 10th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Second Floor, Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy est Cost: Free! Come sample from both the Fall and Winter catering menu and a try variety of …

Stories of Santropol Roulant – Abby

Food Preservation, Stories

Abby, Food Transformation Volunteer I grew up in New Brunswick and moved to Montreal last year to go to Concordia University, where I study English Literature and Women’s Studies. I signed up to volunteer with Santropol Roulant at a club fair and started to volunteer regularly with the Food Transformation Program. In this program, we create beautiful products with food …

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Fall food preservation events!

Community Workshops, Food Preservation, Kitchen Workshops

Fall is upon us! We’re hosting a series of food preservation events within the next two months, with a little something for everyone. There is still time to take advantage of nature’s bounty and stash local food away for wintertime. Eager learners can sign-up for hands-on workshops and curious chefs can pop in for a quick Saturday afternoon demo. Also, …

Katimavik internship opportunity at Santropol Roulant

Food Preservation, Job Postings

Katimavik will be offering an Eco-Stage internship hosted at Santropol Roulant in the Food Preservation Program. Come work with Isabelle this fall to build your skills in canning, dehydration, lacto-fermentation, and volunteer coordination! You’ll contribute to building food preservation skills among members of the Roulant community, reducing food waste and allowing the Roulant to increase the volume of local food that …

Salsa Canning Workshop

Community Workshops, Food Preservation, Kitchen Workshops

Come learn to make preserves at Santropol Roulant! Salsa is a great beginner project as it’s fairly quick to prepare. It’s also a good way to learn all the steps of safe water bath canning. When: Wednesday, August 24th, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy street East Who: Anyone who would like to learn to make …

Relish the summer!

Community Workshops, Food Preservation, Kitchen Workshops

Tuesday August 9th, come learn to make preserves at Santropol Roulant! Relishes and chutneys are perfect for turning garden staples such as zucchinis, cucumbers, beets, tomatoes or apples into delicious condiments. They are also the most beginner-friendly project out there; the texture is so easy to get right! In a nutshell, you’ll learn: canning how-to and step-by-step workflow with a …

Dill Pickle Workshop!

Community Workshops, Food Preservation

Do you dream of making yummy local veggies into savory pickles? Not sure where to start? We’ll help you get going! Come learn the basics of vinegar pickling with our food preservation team in our community kitchen. When: Tuesday July 26th, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm (pardon the erroneous date in the newsletter!) Where: Santropol Roulant, 111 Roy street East …