Summer Job Posting: Veg Food Fest Assistant

POSITION OVERVIEW – The Veg Food Fest Assistant will assist with the planning, production and delivery of the 2017 Veg Food Fest. S/he will be the front line person for all festival inquiries, and will carry out follow-up communications with festival vendors and other stakeholders to support the Veg Food Fest. S/he will work closely with the Toronto… Read more »

Discount Profile: Upbeet Foods

Care of Barbi Lazarus and Emily Thompson Sometimes you just need to leave the cooking to someone else so you can have a bit more time to yourself for a quiet afternoon on the couch with the cats, or an evening yoga class. Recently, we did just that thanks to delicious meals from Upbeet Foods, a local,… Read more »

Perks of the Job

Care of Emily Thompson, Festival and Events Coordinator It was just over six weeks ago that I arrived at the charming second floor office of the Toronto Vegetarian Association, ready to embark on my journey as their new Festival and Events Coordinator. I approached my desk to find an array of items welcoming me to… Read more »

Toronto Vegetarian Association Launches Mobile App: The Veg Guide

Over the past few months TVA has been building something new, to help people discover veg-friendly businesses and events. Through the support of donors, members, and passionate volunteers, we’ve built a new Mobile App, called the Veg Guide.  Apple: https://appsto.re/ca/GzLzib.i Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.goodbarber.tvavegapp&hl=en Here are a few details on the App: When you launch the App, you’ll enter the restaurant directory. It… Read more »

April Social Group Events

Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Coming up soon is a vegan potluck lunch in Burlington: Sunday, April 9th at 12:30 pm. As it is at a private business, the potluck will only be open to those members of the group that have been to at least one meetup, or those who are coming as a guests… Read more »

Strawberry and Hazelnut Streusel Cake with Maple Vanilla Glaze

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 1 bundt cake or 20 small servings Prep time: 15 minutes Baking time: 45-50 minutes Nutritional Bonus: This dessert does not use any processed sugars, is high in fibre and vitamin C, and contains zero cholesterol due to the use of ground flax seed instead of eggs. As… Read more »

Discount Profile: Disgraceland

Toronto’s vegan restaurant scene is booming, with new places opening all the time. No longer is it surprising to find vegan comfort food or bakeries in all parts of the city. You would think with such a plethora of options in this city it would be hard to find something unique, but Disgraceland, a vegan-friendly… Read more »

March Social Group Events

Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Join them for lunch at Maro’s Bistro at 135 Kerr Street in Oakville on Sunday, March 26th at noon. Maro’s has a vegetarian/vegan-friendly menu that they describe as “Home-style Middle Eastern, with a twist”. RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca. Veggie of Hamilton-Burlington Join them for dinner at Mesa Mexican Restaurant in Hamilton on Saturday,… Read more »

Toronto Starch Solution: Reclaiming Health and Appearance

Care of Judy Newman, group leader of Toronto Starch Solution Are you vegetarian or vegan with some health concerns? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or some other chronic condition and prescribed a lifetime of medications? Are you concerned about a family history of disease, or just… Read more »