Vegetarian Easter: Recipes and tips

Easter is a celebration of resurrection and rebirth, so it is the perfect occasion for everyone – veggies and non-veggies alike – to enjoy a delicious meat-free meal. Here are some helpful resource for finding vegetarian Easter recipes. For vegetarian Passover recipes, click here. Musubi Easter Eggs Vegan Lunch Box has a post about making Easter… Read more »

Food for Thought: The Ethics of Eating

A series of lectures across post-secondary campuses and high schools in the Greater Toronto Area TVA’s educational speaker series titled “Food For Thought: The Ethics of Eating”, launched in March 2010. The speaker series, originally aiming to reach an audience of university and college students and now branching out to high school students, emphasizes the… Read more »

Governor General Invited to Vegetarian Meal at Community Festival

Governor General Invited to Vegetarian Meal at Community Festival June, 2009 Governor General cries out cultural experience, while Toronto Vegetarian Association invites her to a healthier and greener tradition – vegetarianism. Partaking in a vegetarian diet is a great way to reduce one’s environmental impact and improve the health of Canadians. TORONTO- Responding to the… Read more »

Farmers’ markets opens at Artscape Wychwood Barns

The Stop’s Farmers’ Market opens year-round 76 Wychwood (s. of St Clair at Christie)’s-farmers’-market The Stop’s Farmers’ Market is now open year-round (Saturdays May-Oct 8am-noon outside, Nov-Apr 9am-noon indoors) in the new Artscape Wychwood Barns project. This former TTC maintainance barn has become a multifaceted community centre with arts and culture, environmental leadership, a… Read more »

Beyond Earth Hour: A planet at “steak”

Beyond Earth Hour: A planet at “steak” Sunday, 23 March 2008 News Release: The Toronto Vegetarian Association calls for greater spotlight on reducing meat consumption in the fight against climate change. TORONTO – With the advent of Earth Hour, led by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), on March 29, the connection between energy consumption… Read more »

New Poetry Contest Is Delicious

New Poetry Contest Is Delicious March 12, 2007 TORONTO: Hungry poets/ a new challenge sprouts/ in the spring grass. The Tofu Haiku poetry contest is a celebration of the classical poetic form of haiku, and the ancient culinary marvel known as tofu. Hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the contest will be judged by some… Read more »

Getting to the Heart of Healthy Eating

Getting to the Heart of Healthy Eating February 13, 2007 TORONTO: A healthy heart is only a workshop away. Vegetarian 101: Moving Towards a Heart Healthy Diet, presented by Registered Dietician J. Beverley Edwards-Miller, is a free workshop series that hopes to get Torontonians serious about health. Hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, Vegetarian 101… Read more »

Canadian Carnivores Crave Vegetarian Options

Canadian Carnivores Crave Vegetarian Options June 14, 2006 Annual veg fest paradoxically attracts meat-eaters in record numbers TORONTO, ON: Toronto’s annual Vegetarian Food Fair is readying itself to welcome an unexpected audience on September 8, 9 and 10, 2006: the unabashed meat-eater. Festival organizers don’t mind sharing their tofu with these unlikely visitors, however. “The… Read more »

Roasting Chestnuts

Enjoy an Autumn tradition – Roasting chestnuts in the oven  When selecting chestnuts, pick the ones that are full, dark and shiny. Avoid ones that are dull on the outside and shrivelled inside. This will reduce the likelihood of there being mold inside. Slit chestnuts with one long slit from top to bottom (or make… Read more »