The Tipping Point is Here

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator I’m starting to feel like a broken record, but I just can’t stop sharing my excitement about all the signs that we’ve reached a tipping point with the popularity and awareness of vegan food in Toronto. Earlier this year, popular local Italian chain Il Fornello launched their huge,… Read more »

December 2018 Social Group Events

TVA Reads On December 12th, join the TVA Reads for a vegan potluck and discussion of the book A Street Cat Named Bob, by James Bowen. Make sure to read the book before the potluck so you’re ready to discuss it! On January 16th they’ll meet again to discuss Happily Ever Esther. Save the date! RSVP is required to tvareads@veg.ca…. Read more »

Veg Out 437: Stokes Vegan Cheese

On today’s episode we talk to Tina Stokes from Stokes Cheese. She’ll be sampling her delicious cheeses at the Veg Holiday Market. We learn about her vegan journey, how her business has grown, and how to impress non-vegans with a holiday cheese plate. Listen now to Veg Out!  

Veg Out 436: The history of vegan punk in Toronto

On today’s episode we are joined by Shawn Chirrey, the co-author of the recent book Tomorrow is Too Late – Toronto Hardcore Punk in the 1980s. We also welcome Shawn MacDonald and Al Ridley to join in on the discussion about veganism, punk, animal rights, and how they all overlapped in 1980s Toronto. Photo by: Derek Emerson Listen… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Tomatoes

Care of Andrea Howe, of glowingongreens.com  Tomato Tamato! These vegetables (or fruit to be correct) are nutrition powerhouses. They can be found in different varieties from small cherry tomatoes, to large hot house tomatoes, as well as many different colours. Tomatoes are known for their lycopene content which is what gives them their bright red… Read more »

Veg Out 435: Chic Peas

On today’s episode we are joined by Naza Hasebenebi from Chic Peas to talk about her vegan journey, her love of cooking, how her business has grown over the past four years and the art of injera. You can eat the delicious food from Chic Peas at the upcoming Veg Holiday Market. Listen now to… Read more »

Veg Out 434: Meet Roger Yang, founder of Awai and Away

On today’s episode we had the pleasure of meeting Roger Yang, the founder of the amazing restaurants Awai and Away. We talk about his transition to veganism, the concept behind each restaurant and pure management. Listen now to Veg Out!

Join Us at Our 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, December 2nd at 1:00 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Light refreshments… Read more »

Discount Profile: Boon Burger

Care of Danielle Kirshenbaum A day in downtown Barrie is always a must-do for my husband and I while staying at my in-laws nearby cottage over the summer. We love walking along the gorgeous waterfront, wandering along the famous Dunlop street where you’re always sure to see a variety of quaint coffee shops, casual and… Read more »