Veg Out 408: Mary-Chris Staples and Vegan Outreach

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Lisa, Katie, and Steve are joined by the winner of the Lisa Grill Compassion for Animals Award, Mary-Chris Staples who has had an incredible impact with her vegan outreach. Organizations and Resources mentioned: Toronto Pig Save Toronto Chicken Save Toronto Cow Save Save Outreach Squad Direct Action Everywhere AnimalRightsToronto.com Anonymous… Read more »

Veg Out 407: Vegan Self Care

On today’s episode Angeline, Kirti and Jeanette discuss the notion of self care, and offer some resources for those who are looking to incorporate self care practices into their lives. Click here to listen! Resources: community centre yoga classes, community acupuncture, student massage clinic through Sutherland-Chan, life coach Kimberly Carroll, passport to prana yoga, Kadampa… Read more »

Veg Out 406: Veg Food Fest Recap & Gluten vs Seitan

In today’s episode of Veg Out, John, Ana, Steve and Lisa had a pretty energetic chat about Veg Food Fest, their experiences at the festival and some highlights, and some casual chats of what’s new in the vegan scene for them! Links: Sudsatorium The Eco Well Sade Baron Vegan Oktoberfest Velo Vegan Vegan Cuts Listen… Read more »

Veg Out 405: Sam Turnbull and Lisa Le

This is the last in a special interview series with some of the fabulous people that will be presenting at the upcoming Veg Food Fest. On this week’s podcast, we focus on the food! Jeanette is joined by Sam Turnbull from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken, and fellow Veg Out host Lisa Le from The… Read more »

Veg Out 404: MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

This week, we’re continuing our special interview series focusing on some of the presenters from the upcoming Veg Food Fest. Angeline, Steve and Jeanette speak with Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith about his vegan life and family, his proposed legislation for modernizing the animal protections act, and what Canadians can do to bring change to our… Read more »

Veg Out 403: What a Fish Knows author Jonathan Balcombe

On this week’s Veg Out, we present a feature interview with ethologist and New York Times best selling author Jonathan Balcombe. Jeanette, Steve and Jonathan talk all things fishes – from the fascinating stories from his book What a Fish Knows, to personal stories about our interactions with fishes, and what we can do to… Read more »

Veg Out 402: Vegans on a Train

Today John, Ana, and Steve discuss the upcoming Veg Food Fest, and the presenters who the co-hosts are excited about hearing.  John discusses his self-imposed “2 Week Organic Challenge” and the obstacles he had to navigate while eating 100% organic for two weeks.  The hosts also discuss how lucky they are to be vegan during… Read more »

Veg Out 401: Veg Food Fest

Today on Veg Out, Ana, John, Vivek, and Wynn are joined by TVA’s Festival and Events Coordinator Emily to discuss the upcoming Toronto Veg Food Fest, taking place Sept 8-10th at the Harbourfront Centre. We also had a chat with Emily about her participation with the Toronto Vegetarian Associaton Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon team, including how… Read more »

Veg Out 400: Meat Free Athlete

Today John and Ana celebrate the 400th episode of Veg Out by interviewing Anne-Marie Campbell.  Anne-Marie Campbell is a vegan athlete who trains in Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts.  Anne-Marie has a lengthy history of being an athlete, with over twenty years of competing in a wide variety of sports…. Read more »

Veg Out 399: Talking About Supporting Non-Vegan Restaurants

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Ana, Steve and Lisa talk about the politics of supporting non-vegan restaurants and why it can be beneficial for vegan advocacy! Let us know your thoughts, email us at tva@veg.ca! Links & Info:   Join the Toronto Vegetarian Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by emailing Barbi: blazarus@veg.ca… Read more »