Annual Holiday Book and Bake Sale

Don’t wait until the last minute to get your holiday gifts – score some sweet savings at TVA’s annual Holiday Sale and Open House! Come & meet members of the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Board of Directors, indulge in treats at our vegan bake sale and pick up holiday gifts from our Vegetarian Bookstore. We will… Read more »

April Social Group Events

Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Coming up soon is a vegan potluck lunch in Burlington: Sunday, April 9th at 12:30 pm. As it is at a private business, the potluck will only be open to those members of the group that have been to at least one meetup, or those who are coming as a guests… Read more »

January Social Group Events

Veggies of Halton-Peel/Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington These two groups are pairing up to host a joint event in January! On Sunday, January 24th join them at 12:30 pm at Saigon on Brant (474 Brant Street in Burlington), a Vietnamese restaurant with a vegetarian menu. Please RSVP to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca by noon on Saturday, January 23rd. For more… Read more »

July Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The Social Dinner Group will meet at Jean’s Vegetarian Kitchen on Saturday, July 18th at 7 pm (1262 Danforth Avenue). Join them for lively conversation and delicious food. Please RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by the Wednesday before the event. Seating is limited. York Region Vegetarian Families Join them at Wishing Well Animal Sanctuary… Read more »

May 2013 Social Group Events

  Social Dinner Group The Social Dinner Group will meet at By the Way Cafe on Thursday, May 16th at 7 pm (400 Bloor Street West, between Spadina and Bathurst). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca. TVA Reads Love to devour good books and great food in fabulous like-minded company? Come and join TVA Reads, our monthly Wednesday… Read more »

March 2013 Social Group Events

  TVA Reads will meet on March 20th. Email tvareads@veg.ca for more information and address. Vegetarians of High Park will meet for dinner and a mini vegan bake-off on Wednesday, April 17th at 6 pm. Dinner will be at a veg-friendly Indian restaurant, Curry Twist. Attendees are encouraged to bring a vegan dessert to share… Read more »

Vegetarian Travel Translation Cards and Glossaries

Thanks to the bright ideas of TVA volunteer extraordinaire Sally Grande, TVA is proud to announce the release of vegetarian travel translation cards! These cards serve the purpose of allowing you to dine as you travel the world and face language barriers. The cards say in both English and their respective language: “I am vegan…. Read more »

In praise of farmers’ markets

There is nothing better than freshly harvested fruits and veggies. Early in the season you can find find field-grown lettuce, arugula, garlic greens, radishes, strawberries and asparagus, as well as mushrooms, herbs and greenhouse cucumbers. By mid-summer you can find greens, melons, heritage tomatoes, basil, pole beans, broccoli, peaches, wild blueberries, raspberries, yellow plums, the… Read more »

Animal Advocacy: A Photographic Journey with Joanne McArthur

  Care of Dylan Powell I can’t remember the first time I consciously gazed upon a photograph taken by Jo-Anne McArthur, I had unknowingly seen her work for years, but I do remember the first time we met. It was almost a year ago at the Farm Sanctuary Hoe Down in Watkins Glen, New York… Read more »

Animal Advocacy: Smooth Sailing Into Veganism

  Julia and her happy, healthy family Care of Julia Strub My name is Julia and I’ve been eating a vegan diet since April 4th 2010. Being vegetarian has always appealed to me and I had even made an attempt at lacto-ovo vegetarianism in 2002. Back then I didn’t have the information or support to… Read more »