Veg Guide Updates, COVID-19 Edition!

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May 22, 2020

 

Hello everyone! We’re here to bring you a special Veg Guide Update; this special COVID-19 post brings you updates on which businesses are open, what they’re offering, how you can get things delivered, where and when you can pick up, and more! Read on to hear about all the great offerings, and what you can to support these awesome local businesses.

852 Curbside Collective

https://852cc.square.site

852 Curbside Collective is group of independent female-owned food companies that have collaborated to reinvent their businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, which has had a profound effect on each of their companies. 

The collective is fronted by Jane Tran of Chau, Meagan Bowden of Phancy Food & Catering,  and Emily De Beus of Sausage Party Toronto, who have created a physical and virtual store offering grocery products, their signature dishes for customers to re-heat at home, and  “Stay at Home Meal Boxes” that include a curated selection of meals and snacks.

The purpose of the collective is to keep small businesses thriving while offering the community a safe alternative to large grocery stores. The store features over 10 products from local businesses such as handmade vegan pierogies from Pierogi Me, vegan cheese from Wandering Deli and EastSide Vegan and fresh produce to name a few.

To make purchasing as contactless as possible, everything in the physical store can also be pre-ordered through the website, where customers can choose curbside pick-up or Sunday delivery if they prefer not to come inside. 852 Curbside Collective believes that strength in numbers will ensure small businesses stay alive and thrive through this crisis. We’re hoping that you can share this amongst your networks to help support small businesses such as ours who are weathering the storm, while adapting to the needs of our community’s health and well being.


Ahimsa Vegan Foods

For anyone looking for quick & delicious #vegan, plant-based meals – check out Ahimsa Vegan frozen meals!

📦 Free Shipping on orders 8+ across the GTA ⁣⁠
🏡 Delivered straight to your door (CONTACTLESS DELIVERY) ⁣⁠
🍅 Made with REAL ingredients! ⁣⁠
💚 Made in Toronto ⁠
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#Ahimsavegan #Ahimsaveganfoods


Bark & Meow Pet Supplies

We sell top vegan brands of food and treats for your vegan animal companions. We carry V-Planet, Gather Endless Valley, Natural Balance, Evolution Diet, Benevo, Ami, Vegalicious, Cocotherapy, Wilder Harrier, Spoil The Dog, Crumps, ProDen, and more. We also sell accessories that are compostable, renewable resources, all natural,  vegan leathers, organic and recyclable. Please find us in Google and the following:

IG @barkmeowpet | FB – 712barkmeow | Barkmeow.ca


Bartholomew Sisters

Bartholomew Sisters is an all-natural and vegan skincare line for everyone.  Products range from body care to hair products with a West African twist.⁣ We offer free shipping over $50 and free pick up in Pickering. Keep moisturized and order online at www.bartholomewsisters.com


Bed Yoga Breakfast

Bed Yoga Breakfast is a short scenic road trip away. Our clean, comfortable rooms, morning yoga and plant-based breakfast are just the right combination required to get your mind, body and soul to realign. Visit bedyogabreakfast.ca to book or call 705 653 2337


BetterCookies.ca

BetterCookies.ca is open for online gift ordering.  We are taking all precautions necessary during this challenging time with COVID-19. This includes use of extra packaging and safe drop off at the cookie delivery destination. We offer a great way to safely celebrate a birthday, anniversary, friend or to say thank you to someone special. Each gift we create is beautifully packaged and made with care.


The Big Carrot

COVID Friendly, Curbside Pick-up & Delivery Service Available – visit www.thebigcarrot.ca to learn more. The Big Carrot is a worker-owned natural food market that has been committed to local, organic, non-GMO and sustainable food systems since 1983. We are a one-stop shop offering produce, grocery, bulk, body care and a wholistic dispensary. Our juice bar and kitchen serve up hundreds of healthy dishes and drinks, daily. Building community is at the core of our vision, which we deliver through education, outreach and giving. We want everyone to share in the goodness we offer!


Buddha’s Vegan Restaurant

Buddha’s Vegan Restaurant is one of Toronto’s earliest Chinese vegan restaurants. A jewel in Kensington market since 1991. We have been satisfying our customers with delicious Asian vegan cuisines at affordable prices.

Buddharestaurant.ca


Chic Peas Veg

During these difficult times, we invite you to enjoy delicious and wholesome weekly vegan meals made with love and delivered right to your door.  FREE GTA deliveries on orders over $60 (before taxes).

We also offer organic cold-pressed juices and gluten-free waffle/pancake mix.
We will overcome COVID-19 TOGETHER!  BE LOVE EVERYDAY!

Visit us at www.instagram.com/chicpeasvegCall 647-207-7395


Cinnaholic Danforth

The original, custom, plant-based cinnamon roll!  https://www.cinnaholicdanforth.ca/

Available for delivery and pickup!


Cooking with Kailey

Kailey, the Sauce Boss of NONA Vegan, has started a new online business! During this time when everyone is needing to cook more from home, many folx may be feeling overwhelmed, uninspired, or frustrated. A lot of people are also thinking about eating more plant-based dishes. Kailey wants to add play and fun back into the kitchen with live cooking classes for adults and kids, recipe videos on YouTube and plant-based 101 theory on Instagram. Check out all the offerings at www.cookingwithkailey.com


Culcherd

A Dairy-Alternative Company Making Products Out Of Plants!
http://culcherd.com
Creating delicious dairy-alternatives made with the highest-quality, organic ingredients in the most environmentally sustainable way possible are our core values. Brimming with probiotics, your taste buds and your gut bugs will both be happy! 🙂
#madeintoronto #culcherd #dairyalternatives #vegancheese #veganbutter #plantbased #cultured


Earth + City

We are a small food business in Toronto that has been operating for almost 10 years now. We prepare healthy, plant-based food as much in tandem with the Ontario growing season as possible. All our ingredients are thoughtfully chosen with a focus on local, seasonality and whole food. Much of our produce from May to October is sourced from small regional farms and we use as many local storage crops as we can throughout the off season. We are Vegan, Gluten-Free, mainly Organic and we use only natural sweeteners. Our food is allergen-friendly, nutritious but most importantly delicious. We offer an array of staple pantry items as well as delicious drinks, snacks, appetizers, mains and sweets.


Farm’r

Farm’r at Home cooks prepared meals that arrive cold to heat up at home or freeze for later. Our menu changes weekly and includes various vegetarian and vegan items. We offer free delivery in Toronto and also sell staples from some of our favourite local businesses along with beer, wine and cider. Most of our menu is gluten friendly, without nuts and can accommodate most diets.


Feel Good Guru + Vegan Food Delivery

Stay healthy at home with Feel Good Guru’s organic vegan care packages! https://feelgood.guru Delivering downtown TO and across the GTA with https://www.veganfooddelivery.com/ 


FGF Vegan

We use 100% plant based ingredients in each one of our products. Our pizza is prepared just the way you ordered it, with our very own in house made cassava cheese and beet seitan pepperoni. Check us out at 8 Midtown Drive, Downtown Oshawa. www.fgfvegan.com


Fresh Restaurants

Since 1999, Fresh has been Toronto’s original source for vegan food. Made in-house from whole, natural ingredients, our mission is to prove that a plant based diet can be satisfying, energizing and crave-able. We’re currently available on the delivery apps or by calling in for contactless pickup.

Fresh on Bloor | Fresh on Crawford | Fresh on Eglinton | Fresh on Front | Fresh on Spadina | Fresh Leaside | Fresh Queensway


Fressie Bessie

Fressie Bessie makes healthy Popsicles (we call ice lollies)  that are made from certified organic fruit and veggies and 100% free of preservatives, additives, salt, sweeteners or artificial anything and taste delicious, exactly the way mother nature intended.  www.fressybessie.com 


Green Economy Law Professional Corporation

Green Economy Law Professional Corporation is a corporate and commercial law firm for businesses working to build a sustainable new green economy, including businesses involved with plant-based foods and vegan alternative products.


GUSTA

At GUSTA, we make tasty and easy-to-cook vegan products to promote plant-based foods that contribute to making a better world. 

From vegan wheat sausages, seitan roast, to vegan cheeses, discover our delicious products at your nearest store: https://gustafoods.com/en/find-a-retailer/find-a-retailer/ 

For more information about our products: 

Vegan wheat sausagesVegan cheesesSeitan roasts

Follow us on FB and IG @gustafoods for more information about our company and our products!


Healthy Genie

Where healthy meets chic!

Our date infused snacks and spreads are all natural, vegan and free of refined sugar. Created in small batches that celebrate the benefits of dates while tasting like the perfect treat. Try our Date Spread Bundle or a box of our Gourmet Stuffed Dates and we promise you that this is one DATE you will never forget!

Online store: https://www.healthygenie.ca/Youtube ChannelInstagram | Pinterest 


Hearty Catering

Hearty Catering creates yummy meals and meal kits using fresh, local & organic ingredients with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. We’re excited to offer a 10% discount on orders over $75 with the code: GOVEG

https://heartycatering.com/preparedfoods/


The Hearty Hooligan

Open for takeout and delivery! Find us on Facebook or Instagram @theheartyhooligan or check out our website www.theheartyhooligan.com! Keeping vegan trashy, even on the go!


Il Fornello

IL FORNELLO offers a plant based menu that includes “”the best plant-based pizza in the city”” – Toronto Life.

We also offer a full range of vegan groceries, prepared meals and fresh produce. Visit our website at italianforvegan.com.


Kawi Cosmetics

It’s simple. We love skin and we want the best products for our skin. We’ve been providing super high quality skincare  products at an affordable price and our tireless efforts to pick only the best ingredients will never stop. Enjoy 25% off everything plus FREE shipping with code VEG25.   www.kawicosmetics.com


Molly B’s Gluten-Free Kitchen

Molly B’s Gluten-Free Kitchen is offering CONTACTLESS delivery of an amazing line of vegan baked goods, including pizza crusts, buns, scones, brownies, muffins, tarts and more … For a product list and delivery details, email us at mollybsglutenfree@gmail.com


NONA Vegan Foods

NONA Vegan Foods is proud to still be filling up the fridge shelves of retailers across the country with our creamy and versatile sauces! Many of our incredible retailers have shifted to adapt at this time, and we’ve got some exclusive online retailers as well! For our full store list, see: www.nonavegan.com/the-places/ Also, be sure to keep an eye on our social media for fun new recipe videos every week (@nonavegan) Stay saucy friends! 


Nourishmoi

Nourishmoi is still open for takeout and delivery. Delivery is through Uber Eats, Foodora and Doordash. Our hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 12pm-7pm and Sunday from 12pm-6pm. We offer the option to alter any of our dishes to gluten free and all of our desserts are gluten free. Follow @nourishmoipf for up-to-date specials on deliveries!


Pasta Tucci–Fresh Flavoured Pasta & Sauces 

We have created a better for you tasting plant based pasta made with wholesome all natural ingredients. Whether you’re an adventurous home chef or someone who likes to stick to the basics, we’ve got a pasta for you! Free home delivery on orders $50+


Puff Pastes

A paste is a delicious baked pastry; mixed of Cornish pastry & Mexican empanada; filled with all kind of ingredients, sweet & savoury! Plenty of vegan options! 


The Right Side

The Right Side is cruelty free (sweatshop free and vegan) boutique and studio.  We carry a curated selection of clothing, jewellery, gifts, make up, bath and body products and general store items for a sustainable and vegan lifestyle.  A part of our store is dedicated to raising money for animals.  Visit us online at www.therightsideboutique.ca or at our brick and mortar location in the east end of Toronto – 2097 Danforth Avenue (opposite Woodbine subway station). 


Samantha Mirarchi, MSW, RSW, Psychotherapist

Has it been challenging and draining for you to cope with the current state of our world? 

Making constant adjustments, having to process new fears and worries about the future. The days continue to pass but you feel stuck and hopeless at times. It’s normal to feel this way right now, but can be so hard to face on your own. I’m currently offering virtual therapy sessions (phone or video) to support you through these circumstances. I also use a 24/7 online scheduling system to make getting started simple.

Send me an e-mail to schedule your free consultation by phone or video. I would love to hear from you!

Phone: (416) 606-3293 | E-mail: smirarchitherapy@gmail.com | Website: www.smirarchitherapy.com/vegans


Sinai Gourmet 

Sinai Gourmet is proud to present a fun healthy food activity for you and your family.
The Together Activity Kit: Healthy Treat is a fun way to enjoy making simple delicious vegan treats at home. Do it with family, friends, or even by yourself. Each kit includes everything you need to succeed. For instance, all the ingredients for the Granola Bars and Energy Balls (with vegan protein) are pre-measured with simple easy-to-follow instructions are provided. You’ll have a great time making these delicious treats! https://sinaigourmet.com/product/together-activity-kit-healthy-treat/

 


Snack Conscious

Delicious, Plant-Based, Organic and Shelf Stable Energy Balls created to keep you full, healthy and strong!  Order online www.snackconscious.com


Stokes Vegan Cheese

Stokes Vegan Cheese has gone online with 15% off all products, shipping across Ontario or FREE DELIVERY in the GTA and Curb-side Pickup as well.

Handcrafted with Passion and Compassion in small batches! Cultured, Dairy-free, GMO-free, Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Cholesterol-free, Carrageenan-free, Cruelty-free. 

Artisanal cheeses so authentic, you might not distinguish that they’re vegan. No matter how you slice it, Stokes Cheese is kinder, healthier, and absolutely delicious!  

https://veganstokes.com/buy-online


Sweets from the Earth

Sweets from the Earth Online Shop! It’s that simple! Get all of our sinfully delicious treats all in one place. Place your order now for contactless delivery to your doorstep! Free shipping in the GTA for orders over $50.

https://shop.sweetsfromtheearth.com/


Tabule

Tabule, Middle Eastern Cuisine is open for take out and delivery with 10% off pick up orders at all locations and no delivery charge for guests inside the delivery zones of each location. Orders can be placed online through our website or by calling the location directly. We are currently offering vegan family meal specials but they are not subject to the 10% discount.
Tabule Queen: Monday to Sunday 4pm-9pm 416 465 2500 Tabule Yonge : Monday to Sunday 12pm -9pm 416 483 3747 Tabule Bayview: Monday to Sunday 4pm-9pm 416 222 5424 Souk Tabule: 11:30am-9pm 416 583 5914


Thirus Gourmet

Homemade, all-natural, gluten-free soups, cooking sauces, chutneys & drinks – Real food. Bold flavours. Locally yours!
Introductory offer: Free Contactless Home delivery for orders $60+.

Order now at www.Thirus.ca


Tiamo Foods

Tiamo Foods is passionate about creating homestyle, plant-based meals using better-for-you ingredients – that actually taste good! Based on our own pleasant surprise by just how delicious and satisfying vegan cuisine can be, Tiamo Foods believes favourite traditional flavour profiles are accessible and amplified with quality plant-based ingredients!


Tori’s Bakeshop

Open for online ordering and delivery, via torisbakeshop.ca

While the Bakeshop is totally closed, we are offering a flat-$5 delivery within 30km of our production kitchen on Tuesdays and Thursdays for orders placed by 2pm the previous day. Most of our favourites are available, with special bake-at-home options for cinnamon buns and cookies! We also have cakes, select beer, cider, and wine, some purchases of which also support Nellie’s Women Shelter. 

 

 


Veganly Vitamins

Stay home and stay strong with VEGAN MULTIVITAMIN from VEGANLY Vitamins. The only multivitamin that has high potency of B12 (1000 mcg) and the essentials you are craving for, in order to support your veg. diet. Take one a day and you ‘re good to go.
Eat VEGANLY | Live VEGANLY


Veggie D’Light 

*****4.9 rating on Google

FEED | ENLIGHTEN | NOURISH

Vegan Caribbean Take-Out & Catering at 160 Baldwin in Kensington Market. Go to veggedlight.com to place your order today & find us on Instagram @chefpeterveggiedlight. We look forward to welcoming you! 

Vegan | Gluten-Free | Non-GMO | Organic | Veggies | Made with 100% Love. 

https://veggiedlight.com/https://www.instagram.com/chefpeterveggiedlight/


Vert Casse-Croûte

Since 2005 Vert is the original green caterer. We care about what you eat. We are vegan and sustainability specialists. Get home cooked meals, and vegan groceries delivered to your door! 


Wandering Deli

Wandering Deli is offering contactless pick ups every Thursday from 3-6pm at 1645 queen street west. They have a rotating menu of roughly ten offerings a week, and you can place your order for vegan cheeses like smokey paprika ash, savoury sage, havarti homage, and sundried tomato pecan here: https://wandering-deli.square.site/s/shop

You can also find them in store at Evergreen natural foods on roncesvalles, or order for delivery from these awesome companies:

https://852cc.square.site/

https://leoandcobakery.com/

and

https://www.annexmarket.com/collections/dairy-eggs#vegan-dairy-alternatives

Their tiny vegan cheese shop at 1598 king street west is stocking their shelves with prepared goods and can’t wait to help all of your cheese boards dreams come true in safety!


Yatta Brands

www.yattabrands.com 

Vegan and Eco-Luxury Goods Lifestyle Company. Products are Vegan and Organic
Gluten-free Make-up


Yoga Meditation

We would like to invite you to visit our website yogameditation.ca where you will find free online meditation classes, free meditation music to download, and yoga philosophy talks by world renowned yoga masters. We also have regular online meditation events on Facebook. The links are on our website.


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