Toronto Mayor Ford Cuts out Bacon to Lose Weight

Toronto Mayor Ford Cuts out Bacon to Lose Weight January, 2012 Toronto Mayor Rob Ford / Councillor Doug Ford, will use healthy plant-based diet in his/their efforts to lose weight TORONTO:  Sir Paul McCartney, President Bill Clinton… and now Rob Ford? Toronto Mayor Rob Ford / Councillor Doug Ford will follow a plant-based diet as… Read more »

Bake-Off to decide top vegan baker in Toronto

Bake-Off to decide top vegan baker in Toronto January 20, 2012 TORONTO – The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 4th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off will invite both everyday and professional bakers to showcase their innovation and talent. Some professional bakers participating include, Ashley Wittig from Bunner’s vegan bakery and Daniel Lewis from Green Zebra Kitchen. Bakers… Read more »

Where to find veggie holiday fare & gifts in 2011

New Year’s Eve Rawlicious Bloor West They’re having a “delicious 5 course dinner beginning at 8pm on New Years Eve. Live jazz to follow and ring in the New Year! The price is $55/per person and includes one alcoholic drink (or sparkling juice). Beer & wine available through out the evening as well. Reservations are… Read more »

Vegetarian Thanksgiving 2011

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 squash, pumpkins, corn, tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, peppers, arugula, kale, broccoli, etc. Avoid stress when vegetarians and meat… Read more »

Famous Vegetarians

Monday, 23 October 2006 Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Sept. 30, 2006 Recently Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen took time out of his busy schedule to record a public service announcement for PETA in which he sings the praises of a vegetarian diet. “Not only is a vegetarian lifestyle healthier, it’s better for the animals and… Read more »

Vegetarian Easter: Recipes and tips

Easter is a celebration of resurrection and rebirth, so it is the perfect occasion for everyone – veggies and non-veggies alike – to enjoy a delicious meat-free meal. Here are some helpful resource for finding vegetarian Easter recipes. For vegetarian Passover recipes, click here. Musubi Easter Eggs Vegan Lunch Box has a post about making Easter… Read more »

Food for Thought: The Ethics of Eating

A series of lectures across post-secondary campuses and high schools in the Greater Toronto Area TVA’s educational speaker series titled “Food For Thought: The Ethics of Eating”, launched in March 2010. The speaker series, originally aiming to reach an audience of university and college students and now branching out to high school students, emphasizes the… Read more »

Governor General Invited to Vegetarian Meal at Community Festival

Governor General Invited to Vegetarian Meal at Community Festival June, 2009 Governor General cries out cultural experience, while Toronto Vegetarian Association invites her to a healthier and greener tradition – vegetarianism. Partaking in a vegetarian diet is a great way to reduce one’s environmental impact and improve the health of Canadians. TORONTO- Responding to the… Read more »

Farmers’ markets opens at Artscape Wychwood Barns

The Stop’s Farmers’ Market opens year-round 76 Wychwood (s. of St Clair at Christie)’s-farmers’-market The Stop’s Farmers’ Market is now open year-round (Saturdays May-Oct 8am-noon outside, Nov-Apr 9am-noon indoors) in the new Artscape Wychwood Barns project. This former TTC maintainance barn has become a multifaceted community centre with arts and culture, environmental leadership, a… Read more »

Beyond Earth Hour: A planet at “steak”

Beyond Earth Hour: A planet at “steak” Sunday, 23 March 2008 News Release: The Toronto Vegetarian Association calls for greater spotlight on reducing meat consumption in the fight against climate change. TORONTO – With the advent of Earth Hour, led by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), on March 29, the connection between energy consumption… Read more »