Vegetarian Directory Updates – November 2013

New Vegan Take-Out & Delivery Zara’s Gourmet Kitchen (111 Finchdene Sq., Unit #4, 416-335-8383) is a commercial kitchen and catering business that now offers a menu for pick-up and delivery through their website! Zara’s has been catering healthy and nutritious Vegan Indian food to Toronto’s Health Food Stores across the GTA since 1988. “With a focus on… Read more »

Podcast 286: Special Guests and a Song!

Today Sarah and Lisa O were joined by Alex Greenwood and John Sakars, two experienced and dedicated activists who have been volunteering as leafleters for Vegan Outreach for many years. In addition to discussing their experiences, they treat us to a live song, which may also be viewed on John’s Youtube channel. Alex has a number of videos… Read more »

Join Us at the Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is Sunday, December 1st at 3:30 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2013-2015 Board of Directors. Light snacks will be… Read more »

Toronto Has it All

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator If you’re vegetarian, follow social media, and like to eat, by now you’ve certainly heard about the newest vegan bakery to open up, Through Being Cool. Blog posts and instagram shots galore have been spreading like wildfire, so I won’t go into too many details that others… Read more »

Giving Thanks for Delicious Food

By Autumn Ladouceur – Past TVA Communications Intern Thanksgiving at the Ladouceur family home was a big hit! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the cornucopia of festive vegetables brought to the table. To name a few we had squash, yams, brussel sprouts, turnip and mashed potatoes, all made with vegan margarine. My aunt Donna even brought a… Read more »

Podcast 285: Running on Beans

After a long podcast hiatus, John and Sarah are back, and they make it up to you by sharing some delicious recipes for beans, beans, beans! Sarah also shares tips from her training for the Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon where she is raising funds for the Toronto Vegetarian Team. Listen now!

Getting Ready for a Veggie Thanksgiving

By Autumn Ladouceur – Past TVA Communications Intern No matter what walk of life you’re in, Thanksgiving can be a difficult holiday for the vegetarians out there. When we think of Thanksgiving the first thing most people picture is a turkey, so our challenge as vegetarians is to try to make a satisfying Thanksgiving feast… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – October 2013

New Vegan Online Store The Vegan Aisle (www.veganaisle.ca) is a new online source for vegan, ethically-made (fair-trade), and environmentally-sustainable goods based right here in Toronto. “We’re committed to selling products that are not only good for non-human animals and you, but also good for the human animals who make them and the environment. That’s why,… Read more »

Two-Week Post-Festival Book Sale

  We have an enormous, fully stocked bookstore of vegetarian cookbooks and more after the Vegetarian Food Festival and want to share it with you! We’re holding a two-week long sale on some of the best titles! Come check out our huge selection of books that will be available two for $30, two for $40,… Read more »

2013 Toronto Veg Awards

In August, 2013, the Toronto Vegetarian Association members nominated their favourite vegetarian and veg-friendly businesses in the first ever Toronto Veg Awards. The general public, including members, then voted to select the winners! Over 2000 people cast their votes. We congratulate all the winning as well as the nominated businesses, and also celebrate the wonderful… Read more »