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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, …