Veg Out 456: August Updates – restaurant closings and openings, Veg Food Fest and volunteer opportunities

On today’s podcast Steve and Jeanette go over the latest round of restaurant openings and closings, including Cosmic Treats and Away.  Steve also gives us a rundown on what’s new on the vegan scene in Western Canada, specifically Kelowna, Edmonton and Winnipeg. They also preview Veg Food Fest and the Afro-Caribbean Vegan Market. Listen now to Veg Out!… Read More


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Veg Out 455: History of Clean Meat

On today’s episode of the podcast, we talk about the history of “clean meat” aka science meat, or cultured meat. Listen now to Veg Out! Links and Resources: We forgot to mention that Perfect Day sold their first product earlier this week, ice cream.  It sold within the first few hours and was only available to be shipped in the USA. Perfect Day Foods https://www.perfectdayfoods.com/how-it-works/ https://www.perfectdayfoods.com/taste-the-magic/ Narwhal Cheese https://realvegancheese.org/  The ‘Beefsteak Election’: When Meat Changed the Course of American Politics NY Times by Emelyn Rude https://time.com/4471656/the-beefsteak-election/ Isha Datar’s Tedx Talk: Re-Thinking Meat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFL3P89T1Hk Zoa Leather http://www.modernmeadow.com/  Netherlands’ Museum of Boerhaave, where the first clean meat burger is on display. https://rijksmuseumboerhaave.nl/english/ Spiber-North Face Moon Parka https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3CNyc76H5E First Burger Demo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o0MCZwL_VE… Read More


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Veg Out 453: Restaurant Closings and Openings

Steve and Jeanette reminisce about Vegetarian Haven, a favourite restaurant of the veg community that is sadly set to close on July 13th. But when one places closes, there’s always another one opening up, so we chat about the new locations for Bunners and Copper Branch, and new Thai veggie spot called Mugi. Steve also gives a shout out to the pop up spot Fat Choi. Listen now to Veg Out! Closings: Vegetarian Haven Awai Through Being Cool Openings: Bunners Copper Branch Mugi  … Read More


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Veg Out 452 – Fermenting Foods with Culture City

In today’s podcast Steve and Sweta chat with Damon Dewsbury founder of Culture City.  Culture City makes fermented foods from around the world.  He creates modern techniques to bring these foods to life in new and interesting ways. Listen to how he creates soy-free tempehs, mustards, non-soy miso and many other delicious products. Listen Now to Veg Out   Links Culture City’s Website… Read More


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Veg Out 451: Staying motivated with the Veg Fitness Group

On today’s edition of the show, Mark and Jenn from the Toronto Veg Fitness Group return to get us excited about getting active for the summer. We talk about how to start a new fitness routine, staying motivated, monthly challenges and tips for running, just in time to sign up for the Veg Team running at the Scotiabank Waterfront 5k, half and full marathon. We also preview the upcoming TVA fundraiser Vegan Rock 11. Listen now to Veg Out!… Read More


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Veg Out: 450: The Starch Solution

On today’s podcast, our volunteers speak with Judy Newman, coordinator of the Toronto Starch Solution Social Group. You can find a number of social groups and veg meet-ups through the TVA. The Starch Solution Group meets on a monthly basis to share delicious food, ideas, recipes, support, and get to know one another as we improve our health and our lives following the guidelines in Dr John McDougall’s book, The Starch Solution. Listen now to Veg Out!… Read More


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