Veg Out 393: Veggielicious Preview and Body Shaming

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Jeanette, Lisa, and Steve dive into the delicious options at Veggielicious this year as well as why body shaming needs to stop (especially in the vegan world)   Links Mentioned in the Podcast: Veggielicious Pop Up! – May 7, 2017, Artscape Sandbox Veggielicious – May 5 – 21, 2017 On… Read more »

Join the Toronto Vegetarian Team

Registration is open for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon/Half Marathon and 5k (taking place October 22nd, 2017), and we’re accepting members to join our team!   You can sign up to walk or run the 5k, 1/2 marathon or full marathon to raise funds to support TVA. Everyone on the team receives a special discounted… Read more »

Veg Out 392: Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake Off Special Edition

Today we are hosting a Worldwide Vegan Bake sale at the TVA Resource Centre and it’s a great time to do a flashback to the recent 9th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake Off.  In this special edition on-site podcast Ana interviews bakers, volunteers, a TVA board member and the organizer extraordinaire Natalie Stephenson.   Listen… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Veg Food Fest Assistant

POSITION OVERVIEW – The Veg Food Fest Assistant will assist with the planning, production and delivery of the 2017 Veg Food Fest. S/he will be the front line person for all festival inquiries, and will carry out follow-up communications with festival vendors and other stakeholders to support the Veg Food Fest. S/he will work closely with the Toronto… Read more »

Discount Profile: Upbeet Foods

Care of Barbi Lazarus and Emily Thompson Sometimes you just need to leave the cooking to someone else so you can have a bit more time to yourself for a quiet afternoon on the couch with the cats, or an evening yoga class. Recently, we did just that thanks to delicious meals from Upbeet Foods, a local,… Read more »

Veg Out 391: Eating Healthy on a Budget

  Today Ana, Sarah, Angeline and John try to debunk the notion that you can’t eat healthy on a budget.  John has gotten really angry in the past over the idea that eating healthy is more expensive than eating poorly, and the ladies calmly address this issue, which resulted in John not getting too worked… Read more »

Perks of the Job

Care of Emily Thompson, Festival and Events Coordinator It was just over six weeks ago that I arrived at the charming second floor office of the Toronto Vegetarian Association, ready to embark on my journey as their new Festival and Events Coordinator. I approached my desk to find an array of items welcoming me to… Read more »

Toronto Vegetarian Association Launches Mobile App: The Veg Guide

Over the past few months TVA has been building something new, to help people discover veg-friendly businesses and events. Through the support of donors, members, and passionate volunteers, we’ve built a new Mobile App, called the Veg Guide.  Apple: https://appsto.re/ca/GzLzib.i Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.goodbarber.tvavegapp&hl=en Here are a few details on the App: When you launch the App, you’ll enter the restaurant directory. It… Read more »

Veg Out 390: Chef Susur Lee

Today John, Lisa, and Jeanette had the opportunity to talk with Chef Susur Lee.  The discussion centres around the vegetarian menu promotion, Garden to Table, which is taking place at Bent Restaurant.  The menu is vegetarian, but vegans are welcome to make their dietary preferences known and accommodations will be made.  Garden to Table runs… 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 »