April 2016 Strategic Plan Update & Town Hall

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On Monday, April 25 the Toronto Vegetarian Association hosted an small, but very engaging town hall event on our current strategic plan. The event was attended by about 20 people, mostly Toronto Vegetarian Association staff and volunteers. We reviewed progress on TVA’s current five year strategic plan, identified areas where TVA supporters can help move things forward,… Read more »

Summer Job Post: Veg Directory Assistant

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A Canada Summer Jobs opportunity with the Toronto Vegetarian Association 2016 Vegetarian Directory Assistant POSITION OVERVIEW – The Directory Assistant will assist with the planning, production, and delivery of the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 2016 Vegetarian Directory. S/he will be the front line person for all advertising inquiries, and will carry out follow-up communications with potential… Read more »

A Compassionate Carrot: A Tribute to Sally Grande

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By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator When I started working at the Toronto Vegetarian Association, it didn’t take long for me to meet Sally Grande. I quickly learned that she had been one of the rocks and foundations of the TVA for decades. She and Anne Dozell were instrumental in starting TVA’s social… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Festival Assistant

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POSITION OVERVIEW – The Festival Assistant will assist with the planning, production and delivery of the 2016 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 Vegetarian… Read more »

May Social Groups

Vegetarians of High Park The Vegetarians of High Park will celebrate Veggielicious at Soup ‘n Such Cafe on Tuesday, May 10th at 6 pm. Their Veggielicious special is soup, salad and dessert for only $10 including tax! Please RSVP to highpark@veg.ca by May 7th as space is limited! Visit highparkveg.wordpress.com for more info about the… Read more »

Run or Walk on the Toronto Vegetarian Team

Registration is open for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon/Half Marathon and 5k (taking place October 16, 2016), 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 charity… Read more »

TVP 361: Earth day, Vegan Rock! and Veggielicious 2016

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Today Ana and Sarah discuss upcoming events including Vegan Rock! 8  on April 21 and Veggielicious – May 6 to May 22.  We also talk about Earth Day which is April 22 this year. We talk about some of our favourite things to do for the environment including recycling clothes and electronics and carrying a re-useable mug. Ana… Read more »

Passover Desserts: Vegan Style

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By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator People have always found it a bit strange that I actually quite enjoy Passover food. While my family has never kept Kosher for Passover, I always take advantage of this time of year to enjoy matza bagels and whip up a batch of Isa Chandra Mokowitz’s wonderful… Read more »

Toronto’s Veg Village

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By Moreen Murray, TVA member and volunteer At Barbi’s request and in the spirit of her guide to Vegan Alley about Bloor West, I am following up with my own little guide to what my husband and I call the Veg Village…Kensington Market. A popular spot for tourists and locals alike, we consider it our… Read more »