Day-Tripping Around Toronto: Take 2!

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator A couple years back, we gave you some tips on vegetarian and veg-friendly restaurants you could find in small towns around the GTA. We all know that plant-based dining options have been exploding since then, and it’s definitely time for an update. Some of the GTA’s… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Festival Assistant (Promotions)

Position Overview: The Festival Assistant (Promotions), will assist with promotions for the 2017 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 will craft communications and design materials to generate interest in North America’s… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Veg Food Fest Assistant

POSITION OVERVIEW – The Veg Food Fest Assistant will assist with the planning, production and delivery of the 2017 Veg Food Fest. S/he will be the front line person for all festival inquiries, and will carry out follow-up communications with festival vendors and other stakeholders to support the Veg Food Fest. S/he will work closely with the Toronto… Read more »

Toronto Vegetarian Association Launches Mobile App: The Veg Guide

Over the past few months TVA has been building something new, to help people discover veg-friendly businesses and events. Through the support of donors, members, and passionate volunteers, we’ve built a new Mobile App, called the Veg Guide.  Apple: https://appsto.re/ca/GzLzib.i Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.goodbarber.tvavegapp&hl=en Here are a few details on the App: When you launch the App, you’ll enter the restaurant directory. It… Read more »

Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale at the TVA Resource Centre

Join us for the Toronto location of the Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale! We’ll be selling vegan cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and more to raise money for the Toronto Vegetarian Association and the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals. We recommend bringing tupperware so you can buy extra treats to take home! We unfortunately do not have… Read more »

Job Opportunity: Festival & Events Coordinator (FT)

Position Overview: The Toronto Vegetarian Association is seeking an enthusiastic project coordinator looking to apply passion and experience towards a position with one of North America’s most successful vegetarian organizations. Providing information and support for over 70 years, the Toronto Vegetarian Association is looking for an organized and ambitious self-starter to coordinate our 33rd Annual Veg Food Fest… Read more »

Join Us for the 2016 Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, December 4th at 4:30 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2016-2018 Board of Directors. Hors d’ouveres… Read more »

Veg Out 342: DIY Vegan

On today’s podcast, John and Sarah interview co-authors of DIY Vegan, Lisa Pitman and Nicole Axworthy. They not only give tips and tricks for stocking your own vegan pantry without the use of processed foods, but also give a sneak peek at what they’re most looking forward to at the upcoming 32nd Veg Food Fest, where they’ll… Read more »

Meet Janine: TVA Staff Profile

You may have noticed some new places popping up on the Toronto Veg Card lately (check http://veg.ca/directory/list/discount-list for an updated list). That’s in part due to the fact that it’s veg directory season! We’ve got Janine in this summer helping to update the Vegetarian Directory and get it ready to go to print in time… Read more »

Girls Day In at the TVA Office

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Staff at the Toronto Vegetarian Association are fortunate to work for a great boss, David. He had arranged a fun potluck lunch this week so we could get to know better our relatively new Festival and Events Coordinator, Alyssa de Hoop. However poor David wound up falling… Read more »