Seed Library Resources

Welcome to our hub for all things seed-related! Here you will find our seed catalogue with all the seeds we currently have in stock along with some growing information, seed saving resources we recommend, and general information to help you start growing your own food! What is a seed library? And why do we have one at Santropol Roulant? There …

Food Preservation

In the last few years the Roulant’s food preservation program has been gaining momentum and preserving surplus from the Roulant farm’s production, our two urban gardens and integrating some local urban fruit into the mix. Volunteers learn to pickle vegetables, concoct delicious sauces, spreads and jams, ferment foods and dehydrate herbs and vegetables. As an organization that strives to create …

Activities & Services

Did you know that the Roulant offers a variety of services, products and activities to the community? Not only do these activities help us achieve our mission, but many of them are autofinacing activities that provide the organization with greater financially stability and autonomy. Over time, each of these activities came to life because of interest from community members or …

Frozen meals

Looking to mix up your dinner menu and save extra time for other activities? Try our delicious frozen meals, made with love by the Roulant kitchen team. We’ve got a large selection of beef, chicken, pork, seafood, fish, tofu and vegetable-based meals. They contain low levels of sodium and fat and are both healthy and delicious! A few examples of …

Our History

In 1995 Santropol Roulant came to life as a budding meals-on-wheels organization connecting youth and seniors through food and intergenerational activities. Today, Santropol Roulant is still that, and so much more! Here is a glimpse into our history through key moments, projects and events over the past 21 years.

Agriculture

The Roulant’s agriculture program aims to build a food system that is healthy, just, and sustainable. Our agriculture projects are designed to support local and organic agriculture while ensuring that the fruits of our labours remain accessible to all regardless of socio-economic status, level of mobility, or degree of autonomy. By using intensive organic practices, we produce food that nourishes …

What is the Roulant?

Santropol Roulant is an intergenerational community food hub where we grow, prepare and deliver food. In doing so, we create a continuum of engaging services that help build a stronger social fabric, and increase food security and social inclusion for Montrealers. While the Roulant welcomes people of all generations and walks of life, our activities and programs benefit two groups …

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Prevention Measures – COVID-19

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Here are the measures implemented by the Roulant, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and to protect the community of Santropol Roulant. Additional measures may be added without notice. Access to the Building If you have traveled or been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days, have a fever, …

A New Dimension of Urban Agriculture

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Winter is a great moment in the year to plan the next growing season. While snow falls outside we take a moment to reflect on the highlights of the past season and where we can improve to better adapt the gardens to the needs of the community.   Helped with the survey that was completed last year by many members of …

2020, Appetizing Year!

Meals-on-Wheels

Crédit Photo Sandrine Corbeil 2019

2020 promises to be an exciting year for the Roulant community. Without revealing all the surprises that the year holds, here is a sample of what awaits you. Increased accessibility: The new entrance to the Roulant, including new automatic doors, will be ready for the AGM in March, we promise! Taking the right direction: Thanks to increased accessibility, it will …

Roulant Holiday Gift Guide

General Store

Spread joy (and maybe a little jam) by making the Roulant the next stop on your holiday gift list! When you buy gifts for your loved ones from Santropol Roulant, you support our mission of ensuring food security and social inclusion for people with a loss of autonomy in Montreal. They’re gifts that give twice! GENERAL STORE The General store …

Kitchen workshop: Caribbean taste of colombia

Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for the 4th workshop of the year in the series Recipes from the community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Nico is a community member who is currently working as an adult educator and community development practitioner for the Good Food Machine – a school food literacy program …