Vegan Catering Addresses Veganism Boom In Canada

Guest post care of Jackie Edwards Delicious and nutritious plant-based meals are taking Canada by storm and to respond to the boom, there are now 232 restaurants that serve vegan-friendly cuisine in Ottawa alone. To keep up with what restaurateurs are calling a food renaissance, many of the 5,041 restaurants and caterers in Canada have embraced the trend,… Read more »

Vegan Rock! 10

This year marks the 10th anniversary of VEGAN ROCK!: a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It features live music from local veg musicians and delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks. Last but certainly not least, Vegan Rock! also features an awesome raffle with amazing prizes to… Read more »

Two Bus Trips for TVA Volunteers!

If you’ve wanted to go to Niagara VegFest or visit Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary but weren’t sure how to get there, here’s your chance! We’re organizing a school bus to take TVA members and volunteers to Niagara VegFest on Sunday, June 3rd and to the Cedar Row Summer of Peace Open House on Saturday, June 16th. We have a small budget to… Read more »

June Social Group Events

East End Vegetarians Join the East End Vegetarians at two upcoming dinners! RSVP to June 6th at 7 pm at Core Restaurant (896 Queen Street East). A special 6 course vegan tasting menu! $45/person, not including tax or tip. July 4th at 7 pm at Udupi Palace (460 Gerrard Street East). A fully vegetarian… Read more »

Discount Profile: Brunch at Vegan Danish Bakery

Care of Barbi Lazarus This isn’t the first time we’ve raved about the beautiful and delicious offerings at the Vegan Danish Bakery in Thornhill, but just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, they’ve launched a brand new brunch menu available Sundays from 10:30 am to 5 pm. The first thing you notice when… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Community Outreach and Office Assistant

A Canada Summer Jobs opportunity with the Toronto Vegetarian Association CANADA SUMMER JOBS POSTING – Community Outreach and Office Assistant (Toronto Vegetarian Association) Position Type:    Current and returning Student under the Canada Summer Jobs Program Duration:  8 weeks (30 hours a week) Location:  17 Baldwin Street, 2nd Flr Toronto (downtown) We regret the office is not wheelchair… Read more »

Welcome to Sarah Fay: TVA’s New Veg Guide Coordinator

Please join the Toronto Vegetarian Association to welcome Sarah Fay to the team as the new Veg Guide Coordinator. Sarah brings almost twenty years of experience designing print and web campaigns, and has also worked soliciting sponsors and advertisers, and acting as a sales rep. She has all sorts of tricks up her sleeve, including… Read more »

Food & Recipe of the Month: Oil-Free Onion Rings

Care of Andrea Howe, of  Onions may not be something to cry over after all! A member of the allium family, these vegetables have been consumed for centuries due to their rich flavours and medicinal properties. Onions can be incorporated into almost every savoury dish for a boost of flavour, colour, and health benefits. They have… Read more »

May Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on May 17th at 7 pm at Green Earth (385 Broadview Avenue). RSVP to by May 15th. Veggies of Halton-Peel  Saturday, May 26th 1:00 pm at Raw Aura (94 Lakeshore Road East, in Port Credit) This restaurant has been a favourite for our group for many years. Due to… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Garlic Chives

Care of Amy Symington at  As the Spring weather approaches so does our excitement for fresh produce. Spring herbs like garlic chives are not only a nice fresh and flavourful treat after a long, cold, root vegetable-laden winter, but they are also beneficial to us health wise. Garlic chives are abundant in folate, riboflavin,… Read more »