A Tale of 2 Vegan Cities: Toronto vs. New York

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator New York City, so I’ve heard, is famous for it’s cornucopia of vegetarian restaurants. So, when my partner suggested he’d like to take a vacation there with one purpose in mind, to eat, I was up for it (although it doesn’t take much to convince me to… Read more »

Walking in a Veggie Wonderland

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Yes, I’m going to say it again. It’s really clear and obvious that vegetarianism has hit some sort of tipping point and Toronto is one the best examples of the increasing visibility and popularity of vegetarian options in the dining world. Want proof? Savour Toronto, a local… Read more »

Podcast 298: Chocolate, Coffee and Special Guests

Today, Angeline, Kirti, Helen and Sarah enjoy a visit from the folks putting on Niagara VegFest. It’s time to put the winter behind us and get excited for all the upcoming spring and summer events! Listen now!

Worldwide Vegan Bake Sales in the GTA

The Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale is an international campaign to showcase how delicious vegan baking is. Visit a Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale from April 26th to May 4th to support the Toronto Vegetarian Association and other animal charities. Bake Sales for the Toronto Vegetarian Association Saturday, April 26th The Vegetarian Resource Centre’s Annual Worldwide Vegan… Read more »

A Green Surprise Amidst a White Winter

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator I can remember like it was yesterday the first time I received a phone call from Green Zebra Kitchen. It was a few summers ago, and they had listed their business in the Vegetarian Directory. They were phoning to say that the directory had given their business… Read more »

Podcast 297: Lots of Food Talk!

Today, Angeline, Lisa O, and Helen discuss the delicious Bake-Off plates, Lisa’s adventures in California eating, Grasshopper Restaurant, Beyond Meat, our volunteer who distributes outreach materials to hospitals, Esther the Wonder Pig, the Mercy for Animals Farm to Fridge video, and more! Listen now!

Podcast 296: Spring is here?

Today Sarah and Kate talk about what they are most looking forward to about spring and summer. They also mention the Raw Vegan Festival that is coming up in June and the sold out 6th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake Off! As well as Kate’s new favourite blog This Rawsome Vegan Life. Listen Now!

Veggie Spirit with Bhakti Lounge: Special Members-Only Event!

Bhakti Lounge is hosting an evening for TVA members only on April 24th at 6:30. $10 gets you a vegan feast, yoga and the following presentation. Please register directly with Bhakti Lounge at bhaktilounge.com. You are what you eat – is it true or a bit of an exaggeration ? Most of us have been… Read more »

An Act of Sweetness for Animals

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Us vegetarians like to poke fun at the pesky questions we get about our diet that seem so obvious to us. The biggest cliche we joke about of course is the classic “Where do you get your protein?”. But there are others too like “Do you eat… Read more »