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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 …

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. …

Starting Seeds in the Fall

Agriculture, General Store, Urban Agriculture

Did you have big plans to grow veggies this summer? It’s not too late! Fall is a great time to start seeds and certain vegetables actually prefer the cool nights. For avid gardeners, planting is not just a springtime activity. They often create a seasonal plan that involves seeding certain veggies on a weekly basis, so as to lengthen the …

Get ready for the gardening season!

Agriculture, Basket, General Store, Market

The Roulant’s General Store now has everything you need to start your seedlings and urban vegetable garden. Come see our selection of agricultural products! Get equipped We’ve got a variety of ethical, quality seeds that are well adapted to our climate for $3.50. To learn more about the importance of local seeds and seed saving, check out this short article …

Seeds in the general store!

Agriculture, General Store

Seeds in Store Did you know that the Roulant Farm produces organic seeds? This will be our third year as a small-scale seed producer. We supply Ferme Co-operative Tourne-sol with seeds for sweet peppers, tomatoes, beans, and mustard! We currently have a variety of local organic seeds on sale at the General Store. You can take a peek at this certified …

Healthy & convenient frozen meal service

Food, Frozen Meals, General Store

Have you always wanted to try our healthy and organic meals? Want to support a local initiative? You’re in luck! The kitchen team makes take-home portions of our meals-on-wheels dishes, frozen for your convenience! Prepared with the same love we give to our daily meals-on-wheels, they are available to anyone who wishes to buy them! About Frozen Meals: We’ve got a large selection …

“I relish you! ” say it with preserves

Food, Food Preservation, General Store, Kitchen

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and our General Store is well-stocked with local preserved food that is made with love! Perhaps a jar of Montreal-grown and made apple butter is just the token of appreciation you were looking for?  Want to go all out?  We can help you put together a 6 pack- of preserves. We’ve also laid out some …

Delicious Local Gifts!

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 your holiday table, gifts or with a nice spread of cheeses or charcuteries; hello apple butter, chutney and ground cherry jam! The fruit and vegetables in our …

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Cookbook Launch: Learning From Our Elders

Events, General Store, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes, Seniors, Stories

Santropol Roulant is excited to announce the launch of our new cookbook: Learning From Our Elders, this Monday December 14, from 5 to 7 pm. This book celebrates 20 years of Santropol Roulant by compiling stories and recipes shared by our clients and community. We had the opportunity to gather these experiences with a series of intergenerational cooking workshops. Over the past several months, …