The Tipping Point is Here

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator I’m starting to feel like a broken record, but I just can’t stop sharing my excitement about all the signs that we’ve reached a tipping point with the popularity and awareness of vegan food in Toronto. Earlier this year, popular local Italian chain Il Fornello launched their huge,… Read more »

Veg Guide Updates — The Big Holiday Specials Post!

Happy December everyone! This is a jam packed update filled with specials from our Veg Guide businesses for all your holiday get togethers, gift ideas, or just good meals with great friends! Alter Foods Rose Tea & Treat Special $9 Bring some warm, pink love into your holiday season with our Rose-inspired tea and treat… Read more »

Discount Profile: Cinnaholic

It’s no secret that I have a huge sweet tooth. So, of course, the opening of an all-vegan cinnamon bun shop almost right around the corner from home sent me running soon after Cinnaholic opened their first GTA location in the Promenade Mall in Thornhill. Yes, you heard that right. Vegans now have their own… Read more »

December 2018 Social Group Events

TVA Reads On December 12th, join the TVA Reads for a vegan potluck and discussion of the book A Street Cat Named Bob, by James Bowen. Make sure to read the book before the potluck so you’re ready to discuss it! On January 16th they’ll meet again to discuss Happily Ever Esther. Save the date! RSVP is required to tvareads@veg.ca…. Read more »

Veg Out 437: Stokes Vegan Cheese

On today’s episode we talk to Tina Stokes from Stokes Cheese. She’ll be sampling her delicious cheeses at the Veg Holiday Market. We learn about her vegan journey, how her business has grown, and how to impress non-vegans with a holiday cheese plate. Listen now to Veg Out!  

Veg Out 436: The history of vegan punk in Toronto

On today’s episode we are joined by Shawn Chirrey, the co-author of the recent book Tomorrow is Too Late – Toronto Hardcore Punk in the 1980s. We also welcome Shawn MacDonald and Al Ridley to join in on the discussion about veganism, punk, animal rights, and how they all overlapped in 1980s Toronto. Photo by: Derek Emerson Listen… Read more »

Veg Guide Updates – November!

Welcome to November! It might be getting colder out, but that’s just a good reason to try out some of the warm and cozy restaurants we have in our Veg Guide updates this month! Grasshopper 2252 Queen St. East. One of our west end favourites is opening a new location in the Beach! Look for… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Tomatoes

Care of Andrea Howe, of glowingongreens.com  Tomato Tamato! These vegetables (or fruit to be correct) are nutrition powerhouses. They can be found in different varieties from small cherry tomatoes, to large hot house tomatoes, as well as many different colours. Tomatoes are known for their lycopene content which is what gives them their bright red… Read more »

Veg Out 435: Chic Peas

On today’s episode we are joined by Naza Hasebenebi from Chic Peas to talk about her vegan journey, her love of cooking, how her business has grown over the past four years and the art of injera. You can eat the delicious food from Chic Peas at the upcoming Veg Holiday Market. Listen now to… Read more »