Board nominees for 2013 AGM

On Sunday, December 1st members will meet for the Toronto Vegetarian Association Annual General Meeting (AGM). At the AGM,  members will review our work in 2013, discuss our new strategic plan, and elect our 2014 board of directors. If you’re a member, please join us starting at 3:30pm at the Miles Nadal JCC located at 750… Read more »

Podcast 289: East Coast Tour

Today John, Lisa O., and Kirti discuss some of their recent travels.  Restaurants in Halifax, New York and Philadelphia were sampled and discussed on today’s show.  Their is also some mention of local places too (Grasslands, Mamma’s Pizza, Govinda’s, Tenon Sushi, and others) just to make sure that Toronto gets some attention too. Listen Now!

Annual Holiday Sale and Open House

  Don’t wait until the last minute to get your holiday gifts – score some sweet savings at TVA’s annual Holiday Sale and Open House! Come & meet members of the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Board of Directors and indulge in treats at our vegan bake sale. Door prize! Every person who makes a purchase will… Read more »

Pizza with a Twist

By Autumn Ladoucer, Past Communications Intern Compared with other pizza restaurants, Pizza Rustica was one of the best I’ve ever eaten at when it comes to vegan fare. Barbi and I experienced Pizza Rustica for the first time this past Monday. The menu was very impressive. There are tons of options for vegans, including a… Read more »

Savoury Meals That Are Oh-So Sweet

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator I recently returned from a week of indulgence in Tampa and Gainesville, Florida. We had some really delicious food in Tampa, but I must say Gainesville is such a surprising mecca for vegan food it is a city worth taking a vacation to for that reason alone…. Read more »

Podcast 288: That’s Veggielicious!

Sarah and Lisa L talk about Veggielicious coming your way, Nov 15th! Update on the Vega Recall Situation. Click here to read more. Listen now!

Embrace Your Inner Hippy Granola Veggie

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator As a form of vegetarian outreach and in an attempt to convert meat-eaters to plant-eaters, us veggies are eager to dispel myths about bland, vegetarian food. We’ve probably all said more than once in our lives “vegetarians don’t just eat granola and salad!”. The last Toronto Veg… Read more »

TVA Holiday Gift Packs available for a limited time only!

Looking for that perfect holiday gift? Or just a little something to treat yourself? This holiday season, we’re offering a special holiday gift package for the next four weeks only! Available for just $50, each Holiday Gift Pack includes: A one-year membership to the Toronto Vegetarian Association and subscription to our newsletter, Lifelines One Toronto… Read more »

Podcast 287: Immunize Yourself!

Today John and Sarah welcomed Selene to the podcast.  Selene was able to offer some practical tips about how to prevent colds and flus.  The trio also got involved in a conversation about some new restaurants of note thanks to an email from Shawn C.  Also discussed:  Veggielicious and the AGM are just around the… Read more »

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 »