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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, …

Indian Cooking Workshop Highlights

Community Workshops, Kitchen Workshops

The Incredible Indian Cuisine workshop held on May 14 was a big success! It was the first edition of the year-long series Learning From Our Elders: Intergenerational Cooking Workshops.  A special thank you to Jitenda Desai for sharing his passion for Indian cuisine with the entire group! Here are a few pictures taken by Helena Vallès Escolà.

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: …

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 …


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 …


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 …


Gardening Workshop Series

Community Workshops

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! …


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, 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 …