Celebrating Cocoa in More Ways Than One

December 17, 2014

superfoodsforlifecacaoBy Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator

If you’re like me and you’ve been fanatically watching the Food Network’s Great Holiday Baking Championship, you may associate cocoa and chocolate with holiday desserts at this time of year. You may be dreaming up your favourite recipes for chocolate crinkle cookies, chocolate pecan pie, or dark chocolate truffles. And you may be thinking of devouring these treats as a kind of indulgence which ...


Podcast 316: Happy Holidays from the Resource Center

December 13, 2014

Today Sarah and Betsy talk about the upcoming Holiday Sale here in the Resource Centre – next Saturday December 20. Also mentioned are some favourite blogs, cookbooks and Christmas meal ideas, including “How to Make Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Feast” .  We hope everyone has a safe and happy rest of December and we look forward to podcasting again in the New Year.

Podcast 316: Happy Holidays from the Resource Center


Get Yourself a Gift for a Change

December 11, 2014

Little Life gift boxBy Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator

It’s holiday time, and many people are brainstorming something special to get for somebody else. But don’t forget to pamper yourself too this holiday season!

We were lucky to be treated to a special delivery from a Canadian company called Little Life Box recently. What a way to brighten up a dreary winter morning, to be surprised ...


Vegetarian Holiday Specials 2014

December 10, 2014



The Holiday Season is well underway, and it’s time to think about how you’re going to wow your family and friends with amazing vegan food and the perfect veg-friendly gifts! That’s where this handy page comes in. This is your source for Holiday Specials from your favourite Vegetarian Directory businesses. Enjoy, and Happy Holidays!


Holiday Meal/Food Specials

Doug McNish’s Public Kitchen ...


Episode 315: Travel Tips

December 06, 2014

Today John and Ana reviewed Yam Chops, Cruda Cafe, and discussed travelling as a vegan and vegan cheese on pizza.

Listen Now:  Episode 315: Travel Tips


Episode 314: Wine, Food and Friends

November 29, 2014

Today John and Ana discussed A Vegan Food & Wine Pairings event, TVA job opportunities, Veggielicious, and MMA.

Listen Now: 20141129


Job Opportunity: Festival & Events Coordinator (FT)

November 25, 2014

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 almost 70 years, the Toronto Vegetarian Association is looking for an organized and ambitious self-starter to coordinate our 31st Annual Veg Food Fest and other events in our 2015 calendar. The Veg Food Fest is our marquee event, attracting 40,000 visitors over three days each September.

The Festival ...


TVA Featured Business Members – December 2014

November 24, 2014


705 College St.,,, 416-645-0117
Have you been to YamChops yet? It’s Toronto’s all Vegan “Butcher Shop” featuring house-made vegan foods and meals, as well as a vegan grocery section where you’ll find your favourite vegan products, many from local companies right here in the city. “YamChops is Canada’s first and only vegetarian butcher shop, and we delight in offering plant-based protein ...


Board candidates for 2014-15 term

November 24, 2014

On Sunday, November 30th members will meet for the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM). At the AGM,  members will review our work over the past 12 months, discuss progress made on our 2014-18 strategic plan, and elect our 2015 board of directors. If you’re a member, please join us starting at 4pm at Friends House located at 60 Lowther Ave.

Here are the candidates for this year’s TVA Board of Directors. There are nine candidates for eight open positions

Diane Burgin
Kevin ...


December Social Group Events

November 21, 2014

East End Vegetarians

Their next dinner meeting will be held at 7 PM on Wednesday, December 3rd at Green Earth Vegetarian Cuisine (385 Broadview Ave., just north of Gerrard). They take the TVA discount card so bring your TVA card if you have one. Please email Susan at if you can join them!

potluckVegetarians of High Park

Join the Vegetarians of High Park for a vegan holiday potluck on Wednesday, December 17th from 6:30 ...

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