Run or Walk on the Toronto Vegetarian Team

Registration is open for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon/Half Marathon and 5k (taking place October 16, 2016), and we’re accepting members to join our team! You can sign up to walk or run the 5k, 1/2 marathon or full marathon to raise funds to support TVA. Everyone on the team receives a special discounted charity… Read more »

TVP 361: Earth day, Vegan Rock! and Veggielicious 2016

Today Ana and Sarah discuss upcoming events including Vegan Rock! 8  on April 21 and Veggielicious – May 6 to May 22.  We also talk about Earth Day which is April 22 this year. We talk about some of our favourite things to do for the environment including recycling clothes and electronics and carrying a re-useable mug. Ana… Read more »

Passover Desserts: Vegan Style

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator People have always found it a bit strange that I actually quite enjoy Passover food. While my family has never kept Kosher for Passover, I always take advantage of this time of year to enjoy matza bagels and whip up a batch of Isa Chandra Mokowitz’s wonderful… Read more »

Toronto’s Veg Village

By Moreen Murray, TVA member and volunteer At Barbi’s request and in the spirit of her guide to Vegan Alley about Bloor West, I am following up with my own little guide to what my husband and I call the Veg Village…Kensington Market. A popular spot for tourists and locals alike, we consider it our… Read more »

TVP 360: The Totally Fabulous Bake-Off Episode

Today you’ll get a chance to hear Greg and Sarah record an episode of Veg Out from the The Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off.  The co-hosts share their experiences from one of the truly great events on TVA’s annual calendar.   TVP 360: Veg Out Vegan Bake Off

Vegetarian Directory Updates – April 2016

  New Vegan Ice Cream Parlour   Nanashake (4750 Yonge St., Unit 134, 416-226-NANA (6262), www.nanashake.com) is Toronto’s first all vegan frozen dessert parlour! “We serve a unique and original range of vegan soft-serve and popsicle treats. All of our desserts are made using frozen bananas as a base and then depending on the flavour,… Read more »

Job Posting: Social Media Intern (Paid)

Social Media Intern (Paid) Toronto Vegetarian Association Toronto, ON Paid Internship   Position Overview: The Toronto Vegetarian Association is seeking an enthusiastic Social Media Intern to assist with our social media efforts for the 5th Annual Veggielicious event. Veggielicious is our annual culinary event highlighting vegan prix fixe menus and specials at participating restaurants across… Read more »

Getting Fancy: Adventures with Zengarry’s Artisanal Cheese

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator In last week’s Toronto Veg Blog post about vegan cream eggs (I hope you had a chance to try some!) I mentioned the plethora of recent Blog TO articles about cheesy vegan comfort foods in Toronto, such as mac n cheese and poutine. Another area of expanding cheese… Read more »

Welcome to Toronto’s Vegan Alley

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor & Volunteer Resources Coordinator When my partner and I are planning a visit to a new city, it usually goes a little bit like this: Create a Google earth map of all the vegetarian restaurants we want to go to, then look up hotels near the biggest concentration. More often than… Read more »