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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 …

Press Release: Iron Chef

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising, Press Releases, Publications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5th, 2012 Local Restaurants Go Head to Head in Support of Urban Agriculture Montreal — The battle of the beets is back as local restaurants face off in support of Santropol Roulant’s Urban Agriculture Program. The 3rd annual Iron Chef Competition will take place on Thursday, September 6 th from 5-10pm at the Edible Campus Garden …

First Annual Froot Cup Champions Crowned!

Categorize Me!, Events, Fundraising, Meals-on-Wheels

A heartfelt thank you to all the teams that came out and braved the tropical heat and participated in the 1st Annual Froot Cup.  We want to congratulate Telus FFC who narrowly beat the McKibbins team in the final to hoist the coveted Froot Cup trophy. In other announcements, the best cheer and best uniform awards both went to the Wyld Stallions.  The …

Iron Chef 2012 – 1 part bucolic, 2 parts adrenaline

Agriculture, Events, Fundraising

Photo by Jacob Saltiel

This is it! Our Iron Chef competition is back for a third year! It’s going to be huge! This year, six teams of chefs will have one hour to harvest fresh produce from our Edible Campus Garden and cook up a feast LIVE on location. Chefs from Rumi, Holder, Sala Rosa, La Khaïma, Fabergé, and a community team (Gabriel Couture and Cai Rintoul) …

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Ambassa-who? Dancing Dan

Fundraising

Dan Douek is the picture of a Santropol Roulant ambassador. Involved in all aspects of the Roulant, there’s nothing this guy can’t do. Check out how he organized the Reggae Jam Down in April 2012 to raise $900 in support of the Roulant. Name: Daniel Douek What is your connection to the Roulant? Long-time volunteer, former employee, donor, current board …

A Midsummer Night’s Organic Wine Tasting

Categorize Me!, Events, Fundraising

Stomping grapes with their feet

Come all yee merry wanderers of the night to the next event in our latest line-up of evening tastings. Spend the night with Etheliya Hananova, sommelier at Montreal’s Lawrence for a special presentation and tasting of organic wines. Attendees will be able to enjoy a refreshing lineup of four organic wines (2 red & 2 white) and four delicious appetizers. All this with the …

Froot Cup Amateur Video

Events, Fundraising, Video

The Roulant’s first-ever annual Froot Cup soccer tournament is a little over two weeks away and we couldn’t help ourselves from sharing this doozy of an amateur video with you, complete with British sportscaster voice-over. Watch it, enjoy it, and send it around to your friends so they can get stoked and laugh too.

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First Annual Froot Cup

Events, Fundraising

Excerpt from Froot Cup 2012 poster

The 1st annual Froot Cup is a friendly one day 7 vs. 7 coed soccer Tournament. 12 teams will compete but only one will claim the coveted Froot Cup! The Froot Cup is a great chance to get some excercise in the summer sun while supporting a great cause: the Roulant!   Tournament Details at Glance When: Saturday, August 4th 2012, …

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A look back on our Tequila Tasting

Events, Fundraising, Recipes

Held on our beautiful rooftop terrace last Thursday, our first ever Tequila Tasting fundraiser turned out to be a fun-filled gathering of friends and tequila aficionados. Olga from TequilArt Montreal spoke about the history of the drink, and the art of Tequila production. She showed us a live blue agave plant from which tequila is harvest, spoke about yield rates, …