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 »

The Winners of the 2013 Toronto Veg Awards Are…

Congratulations to the winners of the very first Toronto Veg Awards! Toronto Vegetarian Association members nominated their favourite vegetarian and veg-friendly businesses, and then the general public including members, 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… Read more »

Walk or Run with the Toronto Vegetarian Team

Click here to see the Toronto Vegetarian Team’s page and sponsor a runner on the team! Are you a plant-powered runner? Or do you just love to go out for a long walk on a beautiful autumn morning? Want to spread the word that vegetarians are strong and healthy? Then join the Toronto Vegetarian Team… Read more »

Podcast 284: The best birthday present

John, Kate and Brandon (Kate’s brother) discuss Brandon’s birthday present to his sister:  he went vegan for thirty days.  I’d say that’s a pretty awesome present.  The trio also discuss some of whopping calorie-laden food at this year’s C.N.E. Listen now!

Vegetarian Directory Updates – September 2013

New Vegan Online Shopping & Delivery The Vegan Artisan (5915 Atlantic Dr., Unit 1, 905-362-2388, www.theveganartisan.com) is a brand new online retail store where vegan/gluten-free products can be ordered and shipped right to your door! The new sister company of Veggie Paradise, “The Vegan Artisan is all about making it simple. We are committed to… Read more »

Podcast 283: Minty Goodness

This week, John and Lisa O discuss Lisa Pitman and Nicole Axworthy’s lovely Tiny Treats e-book, some of the proceeds of which go to Elephant Nature Park, a very worthy cause. They also discuss minty smoothies, superfood smoothies, kale storage, bountiful basil, the imminent Vegetarian Food Festival, the VegNews Awards Survey, the TVA Scotiabank Marathon team,… Read more »

Podcast 282: Unusual Body Part Experiences

Today Lisa L, and John were joined by Carla, Jag and Tracy.  The latter three co-hosts stopped by the Resource Centre to provide podcast listeners about their experiences with the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s team at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon.  They also discuss why  listeners should join them. Listen now!  

Podcast 281: The Lisa and Veronica Show

(There seemed to have been some sort of issue with uploading on July 27, but here is the podcast from that day posted for you) Today, Veronica and Lisa O discuss last week’s successful Cupcakes for Critters event, new directory updates and a few new businesses (like GF Wholesale, Well Grounded Garden). Listen now!

Vegetarian Directory Updates – August 2013

Bigger and Even Better! The Naked Sprout (4040 Palladium Way, Burlington, 905-319-2293) has announced that they are expanding! ”Thanks to our beautiful community and our dedicated & hard-working staff and our mission to change lives for a healthy tomorrow, we will be offering a bigger restaurant space, a new retail area, a new juice bar,… Read more »

Media Relations Request For Proposal – Vegetarian Food Festival

Project Profile: The Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) is seeking proposals for media relations work for the 29th Vegetarian Food Festival in Toronto. Proposals should incorporate the development of a public relations plan that includes the following activities: media relations; relationship building with key influencers in targeted communities; and cross-promotional activities to support the event’s marketing… Read more »