Veg Out 402: Vegans on a Train

Today John, Ana, and Steve discuss the upcoming Veg Food Fest, and the presenters who the co-hosts are excited about hearing.  John discusses his self-imposed “2 Week Organic Challenge” and the obstacles he had to navigate while eating 100% organic for two weeks.  The hosts also discuss how lucky they are to be vegan during… Read more »

Weekly Link Roundup – Vegan Ice Cream Is Not a Myth

Some of our favourite stories from around the web.   Humane Milk Is a Myth – Big news from the UK (BBC) where an ad with the headline “Humane milk is a myth” was cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), despite complaints from the dairy industry. Beauty Lovers Rejoice – As more consumers look to plant-based personal… Read more »

Vegan Round-Up in Thornhill

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator They say we all want what we can’t have. My parents complain that all the great vegetarian restaurants are downtown, but lately I’ve been finding that there are so many great vegan hot spots in the area where I grew up that when I’m home for… Read more »

Book Review: The Skeptical Vegan

Reviewed by TVA volunteer Florence McCambridge Raised in a half-Italian, half-Swedish household, Eric C. Lindstrom basically grew up on meatballs and chicken Parmesan. He was a meat lover and proud of it. But after several of his friends in their mid-forties and early fifties died of heart attacks and after having his own health scare… Read more »

Veg Out 401: Veg Food Fest

Today on Veg Out, Ana, John, Vivek, and Wynn are joined by TVA’s Festival and Events Coordinator Emily to discuss the upcoming Toronto Veg Food Fest, taking place Sept 8-10th at the Harbourfront Centre. We also had a chat with Emily about her participation with the Toronto Vegetarian Associaton Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon team, including how… Read more »

Job Opportunity: Interim Operations Manager (29-weeks)

Position Overview: We are seeking an energetic manager of people and projects to apply their experience towards one of North America’s most successful veg organizations. Providing information and support for over 70 years, the Toronto Vegetarian Association is looking for an organized and ambitious self-starter to manage the day-to-day operations of the association and lead a… Read more »

Creamy Corn Chowder with Tempeh Chorizo

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com  Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp grapeseed oil 2 small onions, diced 6 cloves garlic, minced 3 medium carrots, diced 5 stalk celery, diced 2 tbsp cumin 2 tbsp paprika 3 large potatoes, diced 3 cups tomatoes, diced 1L vegetable stock or water 3 cups corn niblets, about 2… Read more »

August 2017 Social Group Events

Vegetarians of High Park  Enjoy dinner at Cardinal Rule (5 Roncesvalles Avenue) on Thursday, August 10th at from 6:30-8:30 pm. Cardinal Rule has a fantastic vegetarian and vegan-friendly menu, with dozens of options clearly labelled, including a “phish stix”, chilli, and squash quesadillas. RSVP required by Sunday, August 6th to highpark@veg.ca. Seating is limited! Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington … Read more »

Veg Out 400: Meat Free Athlete

Today John and Ana celebrate the 400th episode of Veg Out by interviewing Anne-Marie Campbell.  Anne-Marie Campbell is a vegan athlete who trains in Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts.  Anne-Marie has a lengthy history of being an athlete, with over twenty years of competing in a wide variety of sports…. Read more »

Veg Out 399: Talking About Supporting Non-Vegan Restaurants

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Ana, Steve and Lisa talk about the politics of supporting non-vegan restaurants and why it can be beneficial for vegan advocacy! Let us know your thoughts, email us at tva@veg.ca! Links & Info:   Join the Toronto Vegetarian Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by emailing Barbi: blazarus@veg.ca… Read more »