Podcast 271: Helping pigs and eating taco salad

Today, John and Lisa O. discuss tonight’s Vegan Rock event, the upcoming Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale, the newly opened Grasslands restaurant, Peaceable Kingdom, the barbecue tofu plate at One Love Vegetarian, John’s quest to make the perfect taco salad, and Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary‘s current Indiegogo campaign to help a pig name Joaquin live a happy… Read more »

Join us for Vegan Rock!

The 5th Annual VEGAN ROCK! is a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It will feature delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks like you and me. And of course there will also be live music from local musicians: Dream Awake http://www.myspace.com/dreamawakemusic More Than Breathing http://www.morethanbreathing.bandcamp.com/ Matt Zadkovich… Read more »

Take the Pledge to Meat-Out March 20th

You’re invited to go meat-free for a day on Wednesday, March 20th and we’ll make it easy for you! Come by our Resource Centre from 6 to 9 pm where we’ll be giving away free food provided by Green Zebra Kitchen along with delicious vegan desserts. Plus, here you’ll find a huge array of vegetarian… Read more »

Podcast 269: We’re back!

Today John and Lisa O. discuss some new vegan businesses listed in the directory, the LA School District’s adoption of Meatless Mondays, a new documentary about climate change (the word is anthropogenic!), Lisa’s Ethiopian restaurant challenge, John’s upcoming visit to Chicago, and a promising-looking flax-based recipe for vegan egg whites. Listen now!

Invite Your Friends and Family to Meatout 2013!

Meatout is the world’s largest grassroots diet education campaign where dedicated activists hit the streets & ask the public to pledge to eat a more compassionate diet for one day. This year Meatout falls on Wednesday, March 20th, when the Vegetarian Resource Centre is open. What better opportunity to invite friends and family to take… Read more »

Interview with Chloe Coscarelli

Chloe Coscarelli’s latest cookbook, Chloe’s Vegan Desserts will blow you away with classic recipes made without cruelty. We spent a weekend morning chatting with her about the great recipes in the book, her take on engaging new vegan bakers, and even her dogs. Listen now!

Welcome to the new Veg.ca!

Welcome to the new Toronto Vegetarian Association website! As you can see, Veg.ca continues to serve as the online home of the Toronto Vegetarian Association and all things veg. But we’ve made some exciting changes! Why the change? Our first goal with the redesign was to preserve the resources you’ve come to expect: information about… Read more »

Host a Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale for TVA

  It’s simple! Hold a vegan bake sale Raise money for your cause of choice (we’re hoping that’ll be us!) Promote delicious, cruelty-free food Be part of a fun, global event that helps people, animals and the planet! Sign up today to host your own vegan bake sale during the week of April 20th to… Read more »

5th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off Recap!

A Delicious Time Had By All On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, 500 people came out to share in the tasting of 5000 samples of cupcakes, cookies, pies, tarts and more at the 5th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off. Dozens of local vegetarian businesses donated an incredible array of fantastic prizes to award to our winners, which… Read more »

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 »