Veg Out 344: Veg Food Fest Highlights, Planta and Upcoming Events

14264106_1384111168270468_1699721921328990853_n

Today John, Sarah and I share their favourite memories and foods from the Veg Food Fest.  They also talk about the New Vegan Restaurant, Planta, in Yorkville, Toronto and talk about strategies to visit and taste the offerings.  Upcoming events are also shared including the upcoming Thanksgiving Weekend potluck at Christie Pits park.   TVP 375: Veg… Read more »

Veg Out 343: Running 101

toronto veg team

On this week’s Veg Out, John and Sarah answer your questions about being a veg runner, in anticipation of the upcoming Veg Team running/walking at the Scotiabank Waterfront Race.  

Veg Out 342: DIY Vegan

diy featured

On today’s podcast, John and Sarah interview co-authors of DIY Vegan, Lisa Pitman and Nicole Axworthy. They not only give tips and tricks for stocking your own vegan pantry without the use of processed foods, but also give a sneak peek at what they’re most looking forward to at the upcoming 32nd Veg Food Fest, where they’ll… Read more »

Meet David: TVA Staff Profile

david featured veg food fest

What do you do at the Toronto Vegetarian Association? As TVA’s Executive Director, I work with our volunteer board of directors to set strategic priorities for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. And I work with staff to implement those strategies to achieve our mission – to inspire people to choose a healthier, greener, more compassionate lifestyle… Read more »

Spiced Dark Chocolate, Walnut and Maple Covered Pears

Pears featured

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com (makes 12-14 servings depending on pear size) This is a fun activity to do with kids for Halloween, birthdays or special occasions! Ingredients:  12-14 small pears, washed and completely dried 14 wooden skewers (8” work well) 3/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts (or toasted pumpkin seeds for nut allergies) Chocolate… Read more »

Veg Out 341: Veg Food Fest best bets

vegfoodfest vegca nographics

On today’s episode Sarah, Shalini and Jeanette get excited about the upcoming Veg Food Fest. We dive into the just released schedule of events and pick what we’re looking forward to this year. We also preview the Coconut Festival and the Seeds of Time documentary screening.

Veg Out: 340 – Veg Food Fests x 2!

Featured Sally in Costume at Veg Food Fest

Today Jeanette and John give a live review of the Vegan Food and Drinks Festival and start getting excited about the 32nd Veg Food Fest happening September 9-11th! Veg Out 340: Veg Food Fests x 2!

Meet Felix: TVA Staff Profile

felix featured

The Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest vegetarian festival. Having grown over the past 32 years to have more than 100 exhibitors and more than 50,000 attendees, it’s no longer feasible to have just one full time staff member devoted to planning it all during the summer. So each summer we’re fortunate to hire… Read more »

Meet Barbi: TVA Staff Profile

barbi featured lake havasu

What do you do at the Toronto Vegetarian Association? Everything under the sun! Communications, donor relations, volunteer coordination, fundraising, office admin, outreach coordination, help with events and the unexpected! How did you become interested in vegetarianism? As a teenager I was listening to punk rock and reading a lot of zines which spoke about vegetarianism…. Read more »

Meet Janine: TVA Staff Profile

janine featured

You may have noticed some new places popping up on the Toronto Veg Card lately (check http://veg.ca/directory/list/discount-list for an updated list). That’s in part due to the fact that it’s veg directory season! We’ve got Janine in this summer helping to update the Vegetarian Directory and get it ready to go to print in time… Read more »