TVA Featured Business Members – December 2014


November 24, 2014


705 College St.,,, 416-645-0117
Have you been to YamChops yet? It’s Toronto’s all Vegan “Butcher Shop” featuring house-made vegan foods and meals, as well as a vegan grocery section where you’ll find your favourite vegan products, many from local companies right here in the city. “YamChops is Canada’s first and only vegetarian butcher shop, and we delight in offering plant-based protein alternatives, fresh prepared foods and eat-in or take-out lunch and dinner. We have a full vegan grocery, AuJus organic cold pressed juices, catering, and home delivery. We believe plant-based proteins can be a staple of any kitchen or diet.” Find YamChops on Facebook and Twitter, and order meals for delivery directly from their website. Toronto Veg Card holders save 10% at YamChops!


knowthyfoodKnow Thy Food
Interested in learning the ins and outs of vegan cooking and healthy eating? Know Thy Food offers hands-on vegan, whole foods cooking classes taught by a vegan cook and educator with over 20 years experience. “I love good food and am determined to show even the biggest carnivores and skeptics that a plant-based diet is creative, delicious, simple to prepare, and that we can heal ourselves and the planet simply by changing our diet! Know thy Food is known for helping people achieve a simpler and healthier vegan transition with the Vegan Step by Step program. Our Core Vegan Cooking Skills classes teach you how to make delicious gluten-free meals with less time and money. Private classes and coaching in Toronto, GTA and SW Ontario.” Find Know Thy Food on Facebook and Twitter, and visit the website for more information and class schedules. Toronto Veg Card holders save 10%!


416-912-7881,, website coming soon
not-skin-deep is a skincare company that offers vegan, botanical, gluten-free products for skin, hair, bath, body, as well as make-up and perfume. Not-skin-deep helps you to address your skincare concerns and work with you to design a personal program that will not only alleviate your concerns, but leave you beautiful and healthy … inside and out. “Beauty is not skin deep. That’s why we use premier quality Arbonne products to target your skin, nutrition and health concerns. Arbonne is clinically proven, vegan certified and meets strict European ingredient standards. For babies, elders and everyone in between. Contact us for a free consultation, and say hello to healthy.” Email not-skin-deep today for more information.


wishingwell-BMprofileWishing Well Sanctuary
2710 10th Line, Bradford, 905-775-9179,
Wishing Well Sanctuary is a non-profit animal sanctuary that specializes in programs with special emphasis on those struggling with emotional or life challenges. Open to all ages, programs promote healing through experiencing the interconnectedness of all life. “Wishing Well Sanctuary is a Federally registered charity whose mission is to be a centre of excellence for humane education, rescued farmed animal care, healing and personal growth, by providing a range of programs which raise awareness of our interconnectedness with all life.” Tours, humane education classes, and other special events also available, visit the website for more information.”


PeopleProjectThe People Project
The People Project is an organization that is spreading the word about equality by focusing on youth outreach, education and the arts. “The People Project is an ever-growing movement of LGBTTQQ2SIA youth of color and our allies, committed to individual and community empowerment. We are an organization facilitating innovative arts and leadership opportunities for and by Queer & Trans young people of colour and our allies. We are also available to consult, train and educate youth service providers and allies around anti-oppression and intersectionality.” Follow The People Project on Facebook and Twitter, and go to the website for more information and how you can get involved.


Own a veg-friendly business? Click here for all the perks of joining TVA’s new Business Membership program, and follow the links to sign up today!

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