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Canning 101 – Apple Butter & Apple Sauce!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Fundraising

Presenting a brand new canning opportunity: Apple butter! Excited about the fall abundance of apples, but not sure what to do with them?  How about apple butter, or delicious apple sauce? Spend an evening with us in the Santropol Roulant community kitchen and learn the ropes of canning. Safe water-bath canning will be demystified and apple butter & sauce will …

Intergenerational Cooking Workshop: Polenta and Pasta with the Piccioni Sisters

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops

For our next intergenerational cooking workshop, the Piccioni sisters will present some of their best family recipes. On the menu: fresh homemade pasta, polenta and coconut and mascarpone cookies. As you may have guessed the Piccioni sisters are Italian! When: Monday October 5, from 5 to 8 pm Where: Santropol Roulant’s kitchen at 111 Roy East Price: By donation Please bring containers to take home pasta …

A Day in the Life of a Honeybee

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, Community Workshops, Events

Honey bees are having their moment in the sun, as we become more aware of the enormous contribution they make to biodiversity, and of the many threats faced by bee colonies. Join members of the Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective for this interactive presentation and learn about why bees are so important, how their colonies work, a typical day in the …

Vermicompost 101 Workshop and Demonstration

Collective - Compost, Community Workshops

Want to learn how to turn your kitchen scraps into fertilizer for your garden? Vermicomposting is a cheap, easy, and fun way to recycle food waste with the help of earthworms. Come learn what it is, how it’s done and why it’s so wonderful at our Vermicomposting 101 workshop, given by the Santropol Roulant Vermicomposting Collective.  All ages are welcome (younger …

5 à 7 Kitchen Workshop: Sweet and Savory Appetizers

Community Workshops, Food, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes

For our next intergenerational cooking workshop, Janice will share the secret of her best “bouchées” for a festive 5 à 7. After preparing the bouchées together, we’ll enjoy them on the Roulant’s rooftop terrace, accompanied by a glass of wine! When: Monday August 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. Where: Santropol Roulant’s community kitchen, 111 Roy East Cost: By donation Reserve your …

Rue Fermier: Community Celebration Countdown!

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Market, Senneville Farm, Urban Agriculture, Volunteering - Personal

A birthday celebration, street party, local food showcase, workshop explosion, timeline exhibition, Iron Chef competition, musical jamboree all rolled into one.  May the countdown begin! Rue Fermier, Santropol Roulant’s 20 anniversary community celebration is just 8 days away! Over here at the Roulant, staff and volunteers have been busily planning and preparing for weeks to welcome you. We’re extending the invitation …

Press Release – Rue Fermier

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Events, Press Releases, Urban Agriculture

PDF version Press Release – For immediate release Rue Fermier: A street celebration in honour of Santropol Roulant’s 20th anniversary MONTREAL, July 8th, 2014 – The countdown has begun to Santropol Roulant’s second annual Rue Fermier event and 20th anniversary celebration! The event will take place on July 16th starting at 5 pm in front of Santropol Roulant, at 111 …

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, …

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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, …