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 »

July Social Group Events

Midtown Urban Veggies This group is getting together on Thursday, July 16th at 7 pm for a vegan potluck at Living City Health (120 Eglinton Avenue East). Click here for more info on Facebook or visit www.muvme.ca. Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet at Karine’s Fresh (109 McCaul Street, in the OCAD Food Court… Read more »

TVP 338: Farewell to Sadie’s

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Today Sarah, John and Ana talk about Veg food and event: Sadie’s closing, new Veg restaurants Apiecalypse Now, and Veggie D’lite, the vegan baking group is back and the Ecorazzi Food and Drink Festival is coming soon.  Applications are now available for the Veg Food Festival volunteer positions and TVA will be in the Pride… Read more »

TVP 337: Good news, not so good news, and delicious news

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This week on the podcast, Kirti and Jeanette wish the Toronto Vegetarian Association a happy 70th birthday! We’ve also got good news such as the Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary visit, Pride events, WNY Veg Fest, the Vegan Food and Drink Festival and plenty of updates in our directory. The bad news is that Sadie’s Diner is… Read more »

TVP 336: Best food ever, animal lovers and yogis

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This weekend, Betsy, Sarah and Ana gave a shout out to Lush, invited everyone to join or support the TVA ScotiaBank Marathon team, talked about being vegan at a non vegan potluck. Sarah shared her experience of the best food ever and Ana shared her experience of combining yoga and food at Bhakti Lounge and yoga and… Read more »

TVP 334 Come join us at the Veggie Parade!

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Today Ana and Sarah invite everyone to join us at tomorrow’s Veggie Parade. We start at Christie Pitts Park at 1pm. Ana shared her experience at the demonstration this afternoon.  Also mentioned were several upcoming events, including the Toronto Raw Vegan Festival and the Niagara Veg Fest, that are taking place next week; and Toronto’s… Read more »

Curried Sunflower Pate

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Care of Ashley Sauve This raw pâté is extremely delicious, nutritious and versatile! Try it in wraps, as a dip for veggies, a spread for crackers or as an addition to your favorite salads or grain bowls. Makes 1.5 cups Ingredients  1 cup raw sunflower seeds ½ tablespoon curry powder ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ lemon,… Read more »

TVP 333: Upcoming Events and Vegan-Dense Cities on Happycow

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Today Ana, Kirti, and Lisa O. discuss many upcoming events, including NARD Day, the Toronto Veggie Parade, The Walk for Values, Hamilton Veggie Fest, the Toronto Raw/Vegan Festival, and the Vegan Pop Up. They also discuss some new restaurants they’ve tried. And they are challenging you to find a city with more vegan restaurants listed on Happycow… Read more »

A Sneak Peak at Vegetarian Eco Camp

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By Sanjana S, Vegetarian Eco-Camper in 2014, age 13 “How can you possibly live without bacon? Or steak? Or chicken wings?” This is something that almost every vegetarian kid faces at school, and after a while it gets tiring. So one of many things that really appealed to me about Veg Eco Camp was being… Read more »