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 »

2012 Holiday Sale & Gingerbread House Contest

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. This is your chance to grab some great vegetarian cookbooks for yourself or the loved ones in your life. We’ll also be giving away FREE back issues of Vegetarian Times that… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – November 2012

New to Toronto Veg Card Program We are extremely pleased to announce that Tori’s Bakeshop (2188 Queen St. E., 647-350-6500) has joined our program for 10% off! Not only can you get delicacies like all vegan croissants, donuts, and chocolate bar bits… you can also get savoury goods like all vegan cheese-ham-broccoli scones. Plus, they… Read more »

Veggie Halloween: Healthy treats and tips for parents

Happy Halloween! We have gathered some healthy treat suggestions, tips for parents and links to several delicious recipes. Candy alert Halloween candy is often not vegan and sometimes not even vegetarian. Read the labels. Here are some ingredients to look out for: Gelatin: Jelling agent made by boiling cows’ and pigs’ skin, tendons, ligaments and… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – October 2012

Vegan Dog Food Don’t want to feed your animal-companion something that you wouldn’t eat? V-Dog Vegan dog food is now shipping to Canada. “100% complete & balanced nutrition. V-dog proudly meets or exceeds AAFCO adult dog food nutritional standards and is veterinarian approved. V-Dog food is family owned and manufactured in small batches in California,… Read more »

Vegetarian Thanksgiving 2012

Illustration by PJ Chimiel, printed by permission. See www.pjchmiel.com for more art, and food photos. This Canadian Thanksgiving enjoy a vegetarian feast. We have tips on what to serve and links to the best recipes. Thanksgiving is also about celebrating the harvest. Farmers’ markets are the best places to find fresh seasonal produce such as… Read more »

“Diving into vegetarian living” and more stories

Here are nine stories from those who did the Veggie Challenge this past spring. Diving into vegetarian living “It was exciting to try new things.” I recently became interested in becoming vegetarian after reading several books about food – such as the Omnivores Dilemma by Michael Pollan and Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran. As I… Read more »

Sept 29: 25 Cent Nature Burgers at Lick’s

Lick’s is hosting a special fundraising event for the Toronto Vegetarian Association! On Saturday, September 29th at twenty Lick’s locations across the GTA, Nature Burgers will be on sale for only TWENTY-FIVE CENTS, with proceeds going to the TVA. Visit www.lickshomeburgers.com to find a location near you and come out to support TVA and get… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – September 2012

The 2013 edition of the Vegetarian Directory will be launched at this year’s Vegetarian Food Festival and right here on September 7th! Vegan Options at Omni Restaurants
 Kathy writes: “I would like to let you know of a new Mexican restaurant in which I just ate lunch, called Comoencasa – Fresh Mexican Kitchen. (565 Yonge… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – August 2012

Discount Updates We are very pleased to announce new partnerships with these businesses in our Toronto Veg Card program. Get your card here, or use your Vegetarian Discount Card if you have one! Click on company name for full details. Khalsa Pizza – 10% Lovemuffin Bakery -10% Pulp Kitchen Juice Bar & Vegan Takeout -10%… Read more »