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Invitation to our Intergenerational Outing

Events, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Volunteering - Personal

Volunteers: Join in and help out! This October the Roulant is organizing an outing to the Biodome. Meals-on-wheels clients, volunteers and staff members will take part in this intergeneretional fall outing complete with lunch and snacks provided by our talented kitchen team. You will have the pleasure of getting to know a client more in depth while accompanying them through the …

Price Change & Sliding Scale!

Meals-on-Wheels, News, Seniors

On September 1st, 2015, our meal price rose to $5.50. This increase of $1 is the first since 2010! Also launching this September, we’re thrilled to be introducing a sliding scale for our Meals-on-Wheels program this fall! Modeled after our successful community supported agriculture (CSA) basket sliding scale, the Roulant is working to better reflect the diverse financial realities of our …

Learning From our Elders Project Meets Iron Chef

Community Workshops, Events, Kitchen Workshops, Seniors

Jitendra Desai, former client of our meals-on-wheels service, and four volunteers will compete in this year’s Iron Chef competition as the “Learning from our elders” community team. After teaching an intergenerational cooking workshop on Indian cuisine two months ago, Jitendra was eager to get into competitive cooking mode for the upcoming Iron Chef cook-off at this year’s Rue Fermier event. During this competition, …

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 …


Two New Intergenerational Cooking Workshops

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, Seniors

We are pleased to announce not one but two new intergenerational cooking workshops that you can attend! Augustine’s Cuisine: Quebec Flavors Join Mme Augustine Girard, former client of the meals-on-wheels service, and her friend Laura to learn about authentic cuisine from la belle province. Mme Girard will present three Quebecois recipes that she treasures from her childhood. When: Monday, June 22, …

Haitian Cuisine : An Intergenerational Cooking Workshop

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes, Seniors

Join Camille Chevalier, a client of our meals-on-wheels service, and his friend Witnicia for an intergenerational cooking workshop. Discover the bold yet sophisticated flavors that characterize Haitian cuisine during this hands-on workshop. Mr Chevalier will present three colorful recipes that we’ll prepare and eat as a group! Reserve now with Léa Maude (  When: Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 2 to 4 pm Where: …


Volunteering in the gardens

Agriculture, export, Seniors, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

The gardening season is at our door! We’re pleased to announce that our volunteer shifts are starting next week at the downtown gardens and have already started at the farm. If you’re already a Roulant volunteer or have come to an info session on volunteering, call us (514-284-9335) or come see us to sign up at 111 Roy! Garden Volunteer Info …


Incredible Indian Cuisine: An Intergenerational Cooking Workshop

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, Seniors

We are excited to kick off our brand new series of intergenerational cooking workshops with Incredible Indian Cuisine! This first workshop will be led by Jitendra Desai, a former client of our meals-on-wheels service. On the menu are three Indian recipes that we’ll make together and taste as a group. Reserve now with Léa Maude by email or at 514-284-9335. When: Thursday May …


Learning from our elders: intergenerational cooking workshops

Community Workshops, Events, Kitchen Workshops, Meals-on-Wheels, Recipes, Seniors, Stories

Santropol Roulant invites you to participate in a series of intergenerational cooking workshops. Over the coming months, elders of the community will lead cooking workshops on the topics of their choice, alone or in team with a volunteer. Over the course of the workshops, they will be invited to share their favorite recipes, secrets and techniques and impart their love for …

All About the 2015 AGM!

Communications, Events, Featured, Seniors, Youth

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year will take place on Thursday March 26th, 2015, starting at 5:30pm, and you are all invited! Don’t miss the most important governance event of the year! Here are the important documents to consult before the AGM Your official invitation The evening’s agenda Last year’s minutes The candidates’ presentation booklet The AGM is much …