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News From The Farm

Agriculture, Basket, Food Preservation, News, Recipes, Senneville Farm

Each week the farm team prepares a newsletter designed for those who receive our fresh veggie baskets. In addition to a list of the week’s basket contents and stories from the farm they’re chock full of useful information about how to use the produce. We thought that last week’s edition of “News From The Farm” would be of interest to those who are …

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A New Look for 111 Roy East

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All of you who were there to join us for Rue Fermier got to marvel at our new mural, painted by street artist Pantónio. The mural was made possible by a grant from the City of Montreal, and by a lot of hard work by Pantónio! Pantónio and our neighbour Rafi also hosted a live painting workshop at Rue Fermier …

Highlights From Tea in the Garden

Events, Food, News, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

On Thursday, June 11th, clients, volunteers and staff came together in our urban gardens at McGill to celebrate the coming of spring! Our yearly visit to the gardens was complete with tea and scones, mini sandwiches and delicious desserts. Our clients and volunteers benefited from a tour of our gardens with our urban ag co-manager, Carlo, and were excited to …

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Farewell Meghan, Welcome Niamh & Sandrine!

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When a new person steps into a role at the Roulant, we are excited to learn a lot from their experiences and fresh energy. It also means, however, that we have to say goodbye to dear friends as they head off on their next adventure. This week we honour the departure of Meghan Gilmore, who is off to share her talents …

A Froot Cup Thank you

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Saturday May 30th we held the 4th edition of the Froot Cup soccer tournament at Concordia’s Loyola Campus. All 16 teams present as well as the shining sun made for an incredible day! This fundraiser was a success in many ways, thanks to the participants, the volunteers and the members of the community who all shared a great enthusiasm and a love for the Roulant …

Urban Mushroom Foray

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An Ecologically-Focused Mushroom Walk in Montreal Join mycologist Willoughby Arevalo for a participatory, field-based workshop, covering core skills for mushroom identification and biology, geared towards all levels of experience. We will observe and sense fungi in their natural settings while exploring their complex relationships with other organisms, including humans. Discussion topics include culinary and medicinal applications, ethical harvesting practices, cultivation …

The Roulant Turns 20!!!

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Santropol Roulant is 20 years old! We could hardly have imagined that the seed of social change, planted in 1995, would grow to become a community food hub that is woven into the social fabric of Montreal today! When we founded this meals-on-wheels service, we discovered the power of food as an vehicle to build social inclusion, the eagerness of …

Come Cheer on the Froot Cup Players this Saturday!

Events, Food, Fundraising, News

The Roulant invites you to come cheer on the Froot Cup soccer teams this Saturday at the Loyola campus. 16 teams will compete in this extraordinary soccer tournament! These teams worked hard to raise money to support the Roulant’s mission, so come and hang out with them and give them your support. When: Saturday, May 30th 2015, 10am-5pm Where: Concordia Stadium, 7200 Sherbrooke St. …

Annual Seedling Sale

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The Roulant’s agriculture team will be selling seedlings at Cultivons le Plateau We’ll have ready-to-plant peppers, eggplants, a wide range of tomato varieties, herbs  and much more! All of our products are certified organic and grown in Montreal. When: Saturday May 23rd between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm Where: Duluth, between Coloniale and de Bullion Cost: $2-4 per plant Come on out to …

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Call for Submissions: Mural Artists

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We have an incredible opportunity to display the work happening inside our walls with the outside world, and we need your help to make it happen!  We are currently accepting submissions from mural artists who are available to paint the South-facing and West-facing walls of our building at the beginning of July. Deadline for submissions: June 1st, 2015 All the …

Welcome Liz and Sarah

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You may have noticed us posting a lot of job offers over the past few months, well now we’re excited for you to meet some of the new team! We are pleased to introduce Sarah, our 2015 Apprentice in Small-Scale Farm Management. She’ll be working alongside Sam and Clémence at the Senneville Farm all summer and learning about the ins and outs of being …