Vegetarian Discounts Around the GTA

TVA’s Toronto Veg Card gives Toronto Vegetarian Association members discounts at over 100 vegetarian and veg-friendly businesses across the GTA. Many are located downtown but there is also an ever-expanding list of places in the suburbs and beyond that offer discounts to TVA members. Check out some highlights below! West of Toronto Brar’s Bakery in… Read more »

Discount Profile: Vegetarian Haven

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Since Grasslands closed last month, we have been getting many inquiries about where people can go for a nice vegetarian dinner with candlelight. Fear not! Vegetarian Haven checks all the boxes and then some. You can come by Vegetarian Haven for lunch Tuesday to Friday from… Read more »

Discount Profile: Urban Acorn Market

Care of Andrea De Vries Urban Acorn Market is a fine foods market that sets itself apart from other food markets. First of all, it’s in an unexpected neighbourhood. Located in the Junction Triangle on Dupont Street just west of Symington, Urban Acorn aims to serve the community by supporting local farmers, vendors, and food… Read more »

Discount Profile: Nourished on the Go

Care of Sally Grande Nourished on the Go is the only all-vegan restaurant in the Durham Region, which covers everything about an hour east of Toronto. Located in a prime spot in downtown Oshawa, Nourished on the Go caters to a business and student crowd. While the current restaurant is geared to takeout, with 100%… Read more »

Discount Profile: Bloomer’s

Care of Christina Vani Bloomer’s. Aaaahhh. Just writing their name makes me feel like all is right in the world. Bloomer’s have been sharing their baked goods at the Veg Food Fest for years, in addition to making desserts to order. Their relatively recent expansion into a full-service vegan restaurant had loyal patrons singing their… Read more »

Discount Profile: D-Beatsro

Care of Sarah Brebner Nestled in the western edge of Bloordale you’ll find newcomer D-Beatstro. A vegan cafe, D-Beatstro is a great place to grab a coffee or tea, and try one of their many baked goods. Their selection varies daily, so it might be worth more than one trip to enjoy everything they have… Read more »

Discount Profile: Rashmi’s Bakery

Care of Patti Organ-Blersch Let Them Eat (Vegan) Cake! If Marie Antoinette was around today she would buy – at least some – of her cakes from Rashmi’s Bakery. Decadent, delicious and deftly priced, you can’t make a wrong choice here. I had the immense pleasure of having TWO baby shower cakes from Rashmi’s and… Read more »

Discount Profile: Just Falafel

It’s ironic that this place is called “Just” falafel, because it’s menu is extremely wide and varied with all kinds of wraps you wouldn’t expect. For any of their “falafel” sandwiches, you can choose for a traditional falafel patty (your choice of fried or baked, and in your choice of white or whole wheat tortilla)… Read more »

Discount Profile: Cooking Classes from Marni Wasserman

Care of John Graber I attended a Marni Wasserman cooking class a couple of years back and it changed my dietary habits for the better.  I was already eating a healthy vegan diet with an emphasis on whole and raw foods, but she took me to the next level with her inspiring presentation.  She helped… Read more »

Discount Profile: Live Organic Food Bar

From an anonymous office worker Imagine my delight when I found out that Order It, the food delivery service my office uses, was starting to deliver from Live Organic Food Bar, an all-vegan restaurant. I now have the pleasure of getting lunch from them almost weekly. My favourite two things to order from Live are… Read more »