TVP 348: Meet our newest podcast host Nicole!

On this week’s podcast John, Kirti and Jeanette chat with the newest member of the podcast team, Nicole. We learn about her vegan origin story (it involves some time hanging out in the woods). We also preview the upcoming DIY Vegan book launch. And speaking of cookbooks, Jeanette reviews Doug McNish’s new book Vegan Everyday, which is available for purchase and for lending from the TVA Resource Centre. Check out all the upcoming veg events on our calendar. And if you’d like to work for the TVA, we’re currently looking for a Festival and Events Coordinator. https://veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Oct-31-2015.mp3… Read More


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Vegetarian Resource Centre Crew & Podcast Host

Description: TVA’s Resource Centre is a unique library and bookstore carrying Toronto’s largest selection of vegetarian books and cookbooks! It’s also a great place for omnivores and vegetarians to stop in for advice and information on making healthier, greener, more compassionate food choices. On top of that, it’s run by a dedicated group of volunteers! We are looking for vegetarian* volunteers to staff the Resource Centre on two days per month (Saturdays 1 pm to 4 pm or Wednesdays 6 to 9 pm). Qualifications/Expectations: Helping customers sign books in and out, answering questions in person and via email about vegetarianism, providing personal perspective and support on vegetarian living, handling book and membership sales, assisting with ongoing maintenance of the RC including cataloging new books and magazines, re-shelving books, occasionally assisting TVA staff with office tasks and cleaning. From time to time, plan and coordinate events in the RC, such as an annual open house and bake sales. The Saturday Crew record and post a podcast. A self-starter, quick learner and able researcher will thrive in this position. RC volunteers should be outgoing and have excellent customer service skills, and be able to both work well with others, as well… Read More


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Podcast 324: The Celeb-isode

Today Sarah, Laura and Angeline talked vegan restaurants, beauty products, tips for new vegans and vegetarians, veg fitness and Vegan celebrity encounters! And news. Including Laura’s Strombo fist bump. With March around the corner more and more veg events are taking place including the first Ryerson Veg Fest. And the 7th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-off.   Listen Now! Podcast 324: The Celeb-isode… Read More


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Podcast 316: Happy Holidays from the Resource Center

Today Sarah and Betsy talk about the upcoming Holiday Sale here in the Resource Centre – next Saturday December 20. Also mentioned are some favourite blogs, cookbooks and Christmas meal ideas, including “How to Make Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Feast” .  We hope everyone has a safe and happy rest of December and we look forward to podcasting again in the New Year. Podcast 316: Happy Holidays from the Resource Center… Read More


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Podcast 303: A Very Brief Announcement About Jeevdaya Day

There’s no full length podcast today, but Lisa O wanted to make sure everyone was aware of an upcoming event that’s being put on by our very own Kirti (and his friends and family)! Jeevdaya Day may become a yearly event, and will include games, talks on vegan diet and lifestyle, a video screening and discussion, presentations by the TVA, Mercy for Animals, and Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary, a panel discussion, and delicious vegan meals. It will be held on June 29th at the Jain Society of Toronto in Etobicoke. Please visit this link to RSVP for the lunch or this one to RSVP for the dinner. For more information, email kirti at dakshakirti at gmail dot com. Listen now!… Read More


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Podcast 302: Running Raw Around Australia

Today John, Kirti and Sarah are joined by Alan Murray and Janette Murray-Wakelin.  Alan and Janette are best known as the couple who ran around the perimeter of Australia over the span of the year fueled entirely on raw food.  If you are interested in seeing more of Alan and Janette you can help put their story into documentary format or see them on June 18th at Idea City in Toronto. Listen Now!… Read More


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