Muskoka Round-Up

Planning a trip to Muskoka? Here are some veg-friendly spots to check out on your next cottage-country adventure. Creative Plate Eatery Just outside of Gravenhurst you’ll find Creative Plate Eatery and Muskoka Stay & Sleep Inn. Creative Plate Eatery has a vegetarian menu with some vegan and gluten-free options as well. And if you’d rather… Read more »

The Killer Whale Who Changed the World

  Care of Florence McCambridge, TVA Volunteer I was introduced to killer whales in the same way that many of you were. The whales were performing at an aquarium, and I was mesmerized from the moment I saw them. Years later I spent an afternoon whale watching during a trip to Vancouver and was fortunate… Read more »

Veg Out 402: Vegans on a Train

Today John, Ana, and Steve discuss the upcoming Veg Food Fest, and the presenters who the co-hosts are excited about hearing.  John discusses his self-imposed “2 Week Organic Challenge” and the obstacles he had to navigate while eating 100% organic for two weeks.  The hosts also discuss how lucky they are to be vegan during… Read more »

Weekly Link Roundup – Vegan Ice Cream Is Not a Myth

Some of our favourite stories from around the web.   Humane Milk Is a Myth – Big news from the UK (BBC) where an ad with the headline “Humane milk is a myth” was cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), despite complaints from the dairy industry. Beauty Lovers Rejoice – As more consumers look to plant-based personal… Read more »

Vegan Round-Up in Thornhill

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator They say we all want what we can’t have. My parents complain that all the great vegetarian restaurants are downtown, but lately I’ve been finding that there are so many great vegan hot spots in the area where I grew up that when I’m home for… Read more »

Book Review: The Skeptical Vegan

Reviewed by TVA volunteer Florence McCambridge Raised in a half-Italian, half-Swedish household, Eric C. Lindstrom basically grew up on meatballs and chicken Parmesan. He was a meat lover and proud of it. But after several of his friends in their mid-forties and early fifties died of heart attacks and after having his own health scare… Read more »

Veg Out 401: Veg Food Fest

Today on Veg Out, Ana, John, Vivek, and Wynn are joined by TVA’s Festival and Events Coordinator Emily to discuss the upcoming Toronto Veg Food Fest, taking place Sept 8-10th at the Harbourfront Centre. We also had a chat with Emily about her participation with the Toronto Vegetarian Associaton Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon team, including how… Read more »

Job Opportunity: Interim Operations Manager (29-weeks)

Position Overview: We are seeking an energetic manager of people and projects to apply their experience towards one of North America’s most successful veg organizations. Providing information and support for over 70 years, the Toronto Vegetarian Association is looking for an organized and ambitious self-starter to manage the day-to-day operations of the association and lead a… Read more »

Creamy Corn Chowder with Tempeh Chorizo

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com  Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp grapeseed oil 2 small onions, diced 6 cloves garlic, minced 3 medium carrots, diced 5 stalk celery, diced 2 tbsp cumin 2 tbsp paprika 3 large potatoes, diced 3 cups tomatoes, diced 1L vegetable stock or water 3 cups corn niblets, about 2… Read more »

August 2017 Social Group Events

Vegetarians of High Park  Enjoy dinner at Cardinal Rule (5 Roncesvalles Avenue) on Thursday, August 10th at from 6:30-8:30 pm. Cardinal Rule has a fantastic vegetarian and vegan-friendly menu, with dozens of options clearly labelled, including a “phish stix”, chilli, and squash quesadillas. RSVP required by Sunday, August 6th to highpark@veg.ca. Seating is limited! Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington … Read more »