Join Us for the 2015 Annual General Meeting

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The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, November 22nd at 4:30 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2015-2017 Board of Directors. Light snacks… Read more »

Where to Find Vegan Thanksgiving Meals in Toronto

By Lauren: a writer and photographer for the vegan travel blog, Justin Plus Lauren, which follows her travels and adventures with her partner, Justin. Lauren is slowly making her way around the world and searching out the best vegan food as she travels. For most of the year, she lives in the Toronto area with Justin… Read more »

Giant Book Sale in Celebration of World Vegetarian Day


Join us to celebrate World Vegetarian Day by stopping by our massive book sale on Saturday, October 3rd. Our bookstore is filled to the brim with the latest brand new vegetarian cookbooks such as Superfresh (yes, from the owners of Fresh Restaurants!), Living the Farm Sanctuary Life by Gene Baur, Vegan with a Vengeance 10th… Read more »

TVP 344: Veg Fest Stories, Upcoming Animal Rights Events and more


This week on the podcast Ana, Kirti, Shalini and Jeanette talk about their highlights from the Veg Food Fest. Volunteer Anastasia dropped by to talk to us about the 24 Hour Chicken and Cow Save Vigil as well as the 2015 Toronto Walk for Farm Animals. We also preview Vegfest Guelph and the Vegan Baking… Read more »

Join Us at TVA’s 70th Birthday Party & Veg Food Fest Launch


Get your ticket today before they sell out! For 70 years, The Toronto Vegetarian Association has been inspiring people to choose a healthier, greener, more compassionate lifestyle! You’re invited to an evening of celebration, music and gourmet vegan cuisine. Join host and TV Personality Lauren Toyota, Chef Doug McNish, world-renowned vegan cheesemaker Miyoko Schinner and… Read more »

Effective Animal Advocacy: A Guide

On September 12th at the 31st Veg Food Fest at 3 pm, Pamela Tourigny will give her presentation, “Marketing  Veganism: Earning Friends and Allies for a More Vegan World” at the Studio Theatre. Pamela will speak on the ways that we can as individuals “market” veganism in our day-to-day lives, as well as how we… Read more »

TVP 343: Getting Ready for Veg Food Fest


Today Ana, Kirti, Shalini, and John discuss the upcoming Veg Food Fest.  TVA did a great job of promoting this event by having a Donut Picking event (yes, you read that correctly), and there will also be a launch party.  The co-hosts also discussed the 2015 Toronto Veg Awards. Listen Now

Raw Pad Thai

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Care of Amy Symington: 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 »