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Gala Rouge: A night to remember

Events, Food, Fundraising

Photo by Julian Novales-Flamarique

On Friday February 15th, we held our annual fundraising gala. Such events can be challenging; our work is about community, but we need financial resources to keep us going. If a fundraiser puts too much accent on raising funds, then we might forget why we are there in the first place! So it is with this in mind that we …

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Gala Rouge

Events, Fundraising

Santropol Roulant’s annual gala will be bringing the heat on February 15th with a not-to-be-missed intimate concert at the Théatre Gesù. The Gala Rouge will take full advantage of this venue, rated as having the best acoustics in Montreal (link in French). Montreal Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Andrew Wan, accompanied by colleagues from the MSO, will be performing Antonín Dvorák’s Sonatina in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. …

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Cheesemaking Workshop

Fundraising

Update: This workshop is sold out!  What an amazing turn out! Thanks for your interest and feedback. Please keep your eyes peeled for other cooking workshops coming up in 2013. Join us for an evening of cheesecraft at Santropol Roulant! We’ll be making fromage frais, paneer, fresh curds, and blue  cheese.  Learn about the theory and history of cheese, the politics of …

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Invitation: Moksha Yoga Karma Classes

Events, Fundraising

Original photo by: lululemon athletica http://www.flickr.com/photos/lululemonathletica/5729228758/

Did you enjoy so many homemade cookies(om nom nom!), turkeys, and parties this past month that now you’re feeling a bit sluggish… but you still have that sharing and caring spirit in your heart? Start the New Year off right with a generous offer from our friends at Moksha Yoga. Their hot yoga practice not only works your muscles, it …

Keep the fire alive – Donate to the Roulant

Fundraising

Photographie par Sophie Lochet

As you most likely know, we use food as a vehicle to break social and economic isolation between generations and cultures. It is creatively and collaboratively that we work to strengthen and nourish our local community with novel approaches to active youth engagement, urban food systems, food security, and community care. This year, in addition to preparing and delivering close …

A Case for Support

Communications, Fundraising, News, Publications

We’ve been busy at work putting together our latest case for support, which we’re quite proud to present it to you here as well as over on our publications page. We’re always happy to hear your thoughts (after all, they help us improve the Roulant), so we invite you to read through and leave us your feedback in the comments. …

The first One Night Stand

Events, Food, Fundraising

Starting this December, we’ll be “getting up close and personal” with some warm and cuddly Montreal eateries in a series of One Night Stands. What are we talking about? Well, as you know, we’re all about people and food… and what better way to raise funds for our programs than by bringing together people and food! We’re kicking things off on …

Ambassa-who? Kinetic Katherine

Fundraising, Stories

Katherine is an interior designer, Roulant volunteer and sports enthusiast. Read how she truly went the distance for Santropol Roulant! Name: Katherine Kuczewski What is your connection to the Roulant? I stumbled upon the Roulant while researching a school project.  I love the spirit of the Roulant and its approach to urban agriculture so I decided to start volunteering. Tell us about …

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 …