A Veggielicious Start to the Long Weekend

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Summer is pretty much here, which means it’s time for the office to get busy again! We’re excited to have our Directory Coordinator, Andrea, be joining us in the office for the summer, so we couldn’t resist ending off the magical two weeks that has been… Read more »

June 2017 Social Group Events

Toronto Veg Brunch Toronto Veg Brunch is getting together for brunch at Planta on Sunday, June 11th. Click here for more info and to RSVP on Facebook. Dinner Social Group Here’s your chance to try Toronto’s newest, high-end vegan restaurant, Awai, at 2277 Bloor Street West. The dinner social group will meet at 7 pm on June 15th. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca… Read more »

Join the Toronto Vegetarian Team

Registration is open for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon/Half Marathon and 5k (taking place October 22nd, 2017), and we’re accepting members to join our team!   You can sign up to walk or run the 5k, 1/2 marathon or full marathon to raise funds to support TVA. Everyone on the team receives a special discounted… Read more »

May Social Group Events

Dinner Social Group Join them for lively conversation and delicious food at their upcoming dinner at Simon’s Wok on May 18th at 7 pm. All members and non members, veg, vegan and transitioning are welcome! Please RSVP by the Wednesday before each event at: tvadinner@veg.ca or by phone: 416-544-9800. Seating is limited. Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Join them… Read more »

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 »