Raw Pad Thai

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Care of Amy Symington: ameliaeats.com Ingredients Salad 4 green zucchinis, spiralized or peeled into long strips 3 large carrots, spiralized or peeled into long strips 2 yellow zucchinis, spiralized or peeled into long strips 2 red peppers julienned 1 head broccoli cut into small florets & stem diced 1 bunch basil, chiffoned 1 bunch green… Read more »

Discount Profile: Bloomer’s

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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 »

It’s Easy Being Vegan in Italy

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By Lauren Yakiwchuk I returned recently from a trip overseas to Italy for three weeks and it was incredibly simple to maintain a vegan diet during my travels. With a little preparation, you’ll find that eating a plant-based diet abroad is not only easy, but also very delicious. Here are some helpful tips to assist… Read more »

TVP 341: Gonga Meets Prickly Pear

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On today’s show the quartet of podcast hosts (Ana, Jeanette, Sam, and John) sample a prickly pear from the Lucky Moose.  They also get to discuss a variety of vegan food festivals, and social groups.   TVP 341: Gonga Meets Prickly Pear

Picnic in a Park

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By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator The TVA office can be a hectic and stressful place leading up to the Veg Food Fest, no doubt. Some days the office is abuzz with the chatter of meetings and volunteers helping out, and some days we are each zeroed in on our computers not uttering… Read more »

TVP 340: The cosmetic episode

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Today Sarah and Angeline share their current favourite beauty and toiletry products.Listen Now: TVP 340 Remember that tomorrow is the last day to submit nomination’s for the Lisa Grill Compassion for Animals Awards. Visit our website to submit your nomination.

August Social Group Events

Durham Veg On August 5th join the Durham Veg group for dinner at Umi (250 Bayly St W in Ajax) at 6:30pm. Umi has a great variety of vegetarian and vegan sushi. To register, please email DurhamVeg@gmail.com before July 31st. Vegetarians of High Park Enjoy a summer potluck in the beautiful backyard of a home… Read more »

TVP 339: Project Animal Farm by Sonia Faruqi

This weekend Kirti, Daksha and Ana speak with Sonia Faruqi, the author of Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth About Our Food. Sonia shares some stories from her book, which journals her visits to farms around the world, toward the aim of improving the lives of animals. Sonia new intriguing… Read more »

Introducing new members of the TVA team!

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Summer at TVA means busy days prepping for the Veg Food Fest and outreach events, tripping over boxes of books and last but not least, two new staff people each and every year who join our team as the Festival and Events Assistant and Veg Directory Assistant. This summer, while our Executive Director David Alexander… Read more »