Vegan Catering Addresses Veganism Boom In Canada

Guest post care of Jackie Edwards Delicious and nutritious plant-based meals are taking Canada by storm and to respond to the boom, there are now 232 restaurants that serve vegan-friendly cuisine in Ottawa alone. To keep up with what restaurateurs are calling a food renaissance, many of the 5,041 restaurants and caterers in Canada have embraced the trend,… Read more »

Job Posting: Festival Assistant – Social Media

Canada Summer Job Post: Festival Assistant (Social Media) POSITION OVERVIEW – The Festival Assistant (Social Media) will assist with promotions for the 2018 Veg Food Fest and associated events. The successful applicant will work closely with the Toronto Vegetarian Association team to promote the festival within the GTA and to vegetarians across the continent. S/he/they… Read more »

Food of the Month: Artichokes in Caesar Potato Salad

Care of Amy Symington at ameliaeats.com  Although somewhat intimidating in appearance, artichokes are one of the friendliest vegetables you can consume! They are rich in inulin fibre, which aids in reducing one’s overall risk of cardiovascular disease by helping to reduce LDL cholesterol levels in the blood and consequently avoid the build up of harmful… Read more »

Vegan Rock! 10

This year marks the 10th anniversary of VEGAN ROCK!: a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It features live music from local veg musicians and delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks. Last but certainly not least, Vegan Rock! also features an awesome raffle with amazing prizes to… Read more »

Two Bus Trips for TVA Volunteers!

If you’ve wanted to go to Niagara VegFest or visit Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary but weren’t sure how to get there, here’s your chance! We’re organizing a school bus to take TVA members and volunteers to Niagara VegFest on Sunday, June 3rd and to the Cedar Row Summer of Peace Open House on Saturday, June 16th. We have a small budget to… Read more »

June Social Group Events

East End Vegetarians Join the East End Vegetarians at two upcoming dinners! RSVP to eastendvegto@gmail.com. June 6th at 7 pm at Core Restaurant (896 Queen Street East). A special 6 course vegan tasting menu! $45/person, not including tax or tip. July 4th at 7 pm at Udupi Palace (460 Gerrard Street East). A fully vegetarian… Read more »

Discount Profile: Brunch at Vegan Danish Bakery

Care of Barbi Lazarus This isn’t the first time we’ve raved about the beautiful and delicious offerings at the Vegan Danish Bakery in Thornhill, but just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, they’ve launched a brand new brunch menu available Sundays from 10:30 am to 5 pm. The first thing you notice when… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Community Outreach and Office Assistant

A Canada Summer Jobs opportunity with the Toronto Vegetarian Association CANADA SUMMER JOBS POSTING – Community Outreach and Office Assistant (Toronto Vegetarian Association) Position Type:    Current and returning Student under the Canada Summer Jobs Program Duration:  8 weeks (30 hours a week) Location:  17 Baldwin Street, 2nd Flr Toronto (downtown) We regret the office is not wheelchair… Read more »

Welcome to Sarah Fay: TVA’s New Veg Guide Coordinator

Please join the Toronto Vegetarian Association to welcome Sarah Fay to the team as the new Veg Guide Coordinator. Sarah brings almost twenty years of experience designing print and web campaigns, and has also worked soliciting sponsors and advertisers, and acting as a sales rep. She has all sorts of tricks up her sleeve, including… Read more »