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Save the date for Rue Fermier!

Community Workshops, Events

Mark your calendars! The second edition of our summer event, Rue Fermier, is coming up and this year we’re celebrating Santropol Roulant’s 20th anniversary! On July 16th, we open our doors and close the street for the Roulant’s biggest community celebration of the year. This event is going to be packed with more fun, food & friends than ever before! We’re especially excited …

Learning from our Elders: Seeking Workshop Hosts!

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops, News

We are currently looking for seniors who would like to present hands-on cooking workshops for the series Learning from our Elders, and volunteers to help facilitate! With the goal of promoting sharing and learning between generations, this workshop series connects seniors who want to share their love of cooking, with participants who want to learn more! So far we’ve received a lot …

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Plants, Bees and the City

Beekeeping Collective, Community Workshops

The Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective invites you to its first presentation and workshop of 2015: Plants, Bees and the City. The hives are officially open and bees are busy scoping out their surroundings for nectar and pollen. But where do urban bees find these food sources in the city? Which plants nourish them? This workshop, hosted by the urban beekeepers of …

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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 …

Gardening 101: Get your Grow On

Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

We’re happy to announce our new series of gardening workshops, starting with Gardening 101: Get Your Grow On, where we’ll lead participants through the early steps of setting up a garden. Topics that we will cover include: selecting your site, preparing your beds/bins, transplanting your seedlings, and taking care of your plants in the early days of the season. This workshop is intended for newer …

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Gardening Workshop Series

Agriculture, Community Workshops, Urban Agriculture

Gardening gives us the chance to engage with our surroundings, our friends, family, and neighbours. It can deepen our appreciation for the farmers that grow our food and it can be really satisfying! It can also be quite daunting. There’s so much to know and we don’t always feel up to the task of mastering that knowledge. No need to fear! …

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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 …

Women & Trans* Night at SantroVélo

Biking, Community Workshops, Events, Featured, SantroVelo

Did you know that SantroVélo, our community bike shop, is opened the 1st Saturday of each month to welcome people who identify as female or transgendered?  What: This is an opportunity for women and transgendered folks to feel empowered in a space traditionally defined as masculine! If you self-identify as such, you are invited to come work on your bike, lend a hand or …

Deep Democracy Community Training

Communications, Community Workshops, Events, News

The workshop is at capacity.  Thanks everyone for your interest!  Please write to Stephanie if you would like to be put on the waiting list. Want to learn about creating engaging democratic processes for fair group debate and decision? Join us for a Deep Democracy workshop! Aftab Erfan, a trainer from Vancouver, will be at the Roulant to give an introductory 2-hour …

Women & Trans Night at SantroVélo

Biking, Community Workshops, Featured, News, SantroVelo

Did you know that SantroVélo, our community bike shop, is opened the 1st Saturday of each month to welcome people who identify as female or transgender? This is an opportunity for women and transgender folks to feel empowered in a space traditionally defined as masculine! If you self-identify as such, you are invited to come work on your bike, lend a hand or …

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Back by popular demand: Natural Cosmetics From Beehive Products Workshop

Agriculture, Beekeeping Collective, Community Workshops, Events, Featured

Looking for the best homemade holiday gift idea? Come and learn how to make your own all-natural lip-balm and cream using products from the beehive! Please take note that due to the high demand for this workshop, we are pleased to announce that it will also be offered on December 16th. Few spots are available, hurry up! What: A brief study …

23/09 Apple sauce and apple butter canning workshop!

Community Workshops, Events, Featured, Food, Fundraising, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops

Looking to fill your pantry with delicious seasonal produce? Unsure where to start? Spend an evening with us in the Santropol Roulant community kitchen and learn the ropes. Safe water-bath canning will be demystified and delicious apple sauce and apple butter will be made. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of canning in a hands on way! …