Perks of the Job

Care of Emily Thompson, Festival and Events Coordinator It was just over six weeks ago that I arrived at the charming second floor office of the Toronto Vegetarian Association, ready to embark on my journey as their new Festival and Events Coordinator. I approached my desk to find an array of items welcoming me to… Read more »

Toronto Vegetarian Association Launches Mobile App: The Veg Guide

Over the past few months TVA has been building something new, to help people discover veg-friendly businesses and events. Through the support of donors, members, and passionate volunteers, we’ve built a new Mobile App, called the Veg Guide.    Here are a few details on the App: When you launch the App, you’ll enter the restaurant directory. It will… Read more »

Veg Out 390: Chef Susur Lee

Today John, Lisa, and Jeanette had the opportunity to talk with Chef Susur Lee.  The discussion centres around the vegetarian menu promotion, Garden to Table, which is taking place at Bent Restaurant.  The menu is vegetarian, but vegans are welcome to make their dietary preferences known and accommodations will be made.  Garden to Table runs… Read more »

April Social Group Events

Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Coming up soon is a vegan potluck lunch in Burlington: Sunday, April 9th at 12:30 pm. As it is at a private business, the potluck will only be open to those members of the group that have been to at least one meetup, or those who are coming as a guests… Read more »

Strawberry and Hazelnut Streusel Cake with Maple Vanilla Glaze

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 1 bundt cake or 20 small servings Prep time: 15 minutes Baking time: 45-50 minutes Nutritional Bonus: This dessert does not use any processed sugars, is high in fibre and vitamin C, and contains zero cholesterol due to the use of ground flax seed instead of eggs. As… Read more »

Veg Out 388: #NutritionMonth with Dietitians of Canada

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Ana, Steve, and Lisa speak with a representative from Dietitians of Canada to discuss certain “Food Fights” people often have. Today we discuss certain “food fads”, stress eating, and if it’s possible to manage diabetes with a vegan diet. We also briefly touch on how much protein we need… Read more »

Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale at the TVA Resource Centre

Join us for the Toronto location of the Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale! We’ll be selling vegan cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and more to raise money for the Toronto Vegetarian Association and the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals. We recommend bringing tupperware so you can buy extra treats to take home! We unfortunately do not have… Read more »

Veg Out 387: Spring Veg Guide

On today’s show, John and Jeanette preview some spring events, including the 9th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake Off, farm sanctuary tours and volunteer days, seed swaps and travelling for March Break.    

Vegetarian Directory Updates – March 2017

Now Open!   The Hearty Hooligan (368 Main St. W., Hamilton, 905-807-0577, www.theheartyhooligan.com) is now open! You may remember we reported on the upcoming opening of this vegan, comfort food location back in October last year… Well it’s finally open as of this February! The Hearty Hooligan is a punk-themed take-out spot serving up hot and ready to go vegan… Read more »