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Holiday Gifts & Preserves at the General Store

Food Preservation, Fundraising, General Store

SPREAD THE LOVE Make the Roulant your one-stop shop for spreading the love this holiday season! Your contribution through our various programs and activities, from the General Store to catering services and more, supports the Roulant in carrying out its mission of ensuring food security and social inclusion all year long. They’re gifts that give twice! GENERAL STORE Our General …

All new preserves in our General Store!

Food, Food Preservation, General Store

Our General Store is full of all new preserves made with produce from our farm in Senneville and transformed by the talented food preservation team. Check out the new selection of jams, salsa and relish! We will be producing preserves all season long, so stop by often to find our latest creations. For more info on our products please contact Nazmus. …

Urban agriculture at the general store!

Agriculture, Featured, General Store, Urban Agriculture

Even if the spring is starting slowly this year, it’s a great time to get what you need for the gardening season at the general store! You can find lots of interesting supplies, such as: Packets of organic seeds The seeds available for sale at the general store come from Tourne-Sol Farm and are all certified organic. We have selected some …

Thank you for the great food preservation season!

Food Preservation, General Store

With the food preservation season coming to an end we wanted to take the time to say a big thank you to the many people who lent a hand this year! From July to the end of November, we received beautiful organic produce from the Roulant farm in Senneville, Quebec as well as from the Fruits Défendus collective, who pick …

Holidays x Gen Store

General Store

Our General store is ready for all your holiday needs! We’ve been hard at work all autumn long preserving the tasty veggies from our peri-urban farm and delicious urban fruit from Les Fruits défendus. Whether it is a fruit ketchup, a salsa or sweet fruity jams, you’ll be sure to find something to your taste. Whether it’s for yourself or …

A warm welcome to Nazmus

General Store, Market, Staff

This year, the Farmers’ Market has grown to include many talented small producers and artisans from around Montreal, in addition to the tasty organic veggies from the Roulant’s farm. To coordinate these twice-weekly markets, we welcome Nazmus our team! Nazmus coordinates with all the different producers and artisans taking part in our Farmers’ Markets. At the Café-Marché Petite-Bourgogne, he collaborates with organizers …

Preserves on Sale Until end of June

Food Preservation, General Store, Local

You love eating Montreal-grown food all year long? Perfect! From now until the end of June 2017, all in-store preserve purchases are 25% off. Since a new harvest season will be upon us shortly, we’re eager to make space for new preserves and give back to our community. How does it work? Come into our General Store at 111 rue …

Soil and Seeds for Sale

Agriculture, General Store, Local, Urban Agriculture

Spring is here! It’s time to get your garden on. Whether you’d like to grow your first batch of lettuce or a bumper crop of tomatoes, the Roulant General Store is stocked with all of the things you need to get going! What’s available? Come choose from 56 varieties of organic, locally produced flower and vegetable seeds from Ferme Co-operative Tourne-Sol ($3.50 per …

Sauerkraut – Preserve and Recipe of the Month

Food, Food Preservation, General Store, Recipes

March’s preserve of the month is sauerkraut! It’s delicious with stews, on sandwiches, in salads and with noodles or dumplings. For the simplest sauerkraut, you simply need a fresh cabbage, some salt, a mason jar and a plastic bag.  Since cabbage is available and homes are cool this time of year, it’s a great time to make your first batch. Once …

Seeds for sale in the General Store!

Agriculture, General Store, Partners, Urban Agriculture

Local organic vegetable and flower seeds are now in the Roulant’s General Store! Make your list and come on over. Once again, we are partnering with Ferme Co-operative Tourne-sol, a local organic seed producer to offer seed varieties that are well suited to our climate and urban growing conditions. Included below is a list of the varieties that will be available. …

Apple butter – Preserve of the month!

Food Preservation, General Store, Recipes

The preserve of the month for February is apple butter. It’s delicious with cheeses, oatmeal, toast or a spoon, and about as easy to make as apple sauce. Local apples are still available this time of year so you can make a batch if you’d like. No time? Pop by the Roulant General Store this month and purchase some at a …

Dilly carrots – Preserve of the month!

Food Preservation, General Store, Recipes

To kick off 2017 in a tasty fashion, we’re introducing a preserve of the month to get you even more excited about food preservation! Each month, we will offer a different preserve at a special price, and share the recipe for you to make it at home. How does the preserve of the month work? On the first Wednesday of each month, we will announce …