Business Membership Features

Latest Deals & Features – Spring 2017

Spring is finally here! It’s time to come out of hibernation and enjoy the outdoors. Get out there and enjoy these incredible Latest Deals & Features from TVA’s Business Members! Click here for a full list of TVA’s Business Members.   Cosmic Treats 207 Augusta Ave., 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca Cosmic Treats is a vegan restaurant, dessert bar, ice cream shop and candy store in the heart of Kensington Market. We provide unique sweet and savory fare that promise not to scare away omnivores.   Now you have even more time to enjoy savoury eats & decadent treats with extended hours for the spring and summer.     Cosmic Treats 207 Augusta Ave., 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca New Eggless Salad Sandwich & Coleslaw Special, ready in 10 minutes! Also Waffle Sundae with Blueberry Sauce and ice cream & sangria are back! Softserve (and us) getting turned on Thursday evening!      … Read More


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Featured Business Members – August 2016

Govinda’s 243 Avenue Rd., 888-218-1040, www.govindas.ca Govinda’s is located in a historic building in Downtown Toronto, minutes from Yorkville. Govinda’s offers an excellent dining experience in an elegant and serene atmosphere. Serving fresh, nutritious vegetarian and vegan meals that delight the palate and promote good health. Open Monday – Saturday LUNCH: Noon – 2:30 PM; DINNER: 6:00 – 8:30PM. Groups/Parties welcome and catering available. Visit Govinda’s website for a full menu, and on Facebook for updates. Toronto Veg Card holders save 10% at Govinda’s!       Pamela Fergusson, Registered Dietitian, PhD 647-970-3089, www.pamelafergusson.com, pfergusson.consultant@gmail.com Are you struggling to make sense of conflicting nutrition advice, and would like to have an experienced and knowledgeable coach help you increase the plant power of your diet? Would you like to look and feel better? Reduce your risk of disease? Pamela Fergusson can help! “I am a Registered Dietitian with a PhD in nutrition and I love working with clients to help them to achieve their wellness goals.” Visit Pamela’s website for more information, and follow her on Facebook… Read More


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Featured Business Members – May 2016

Grains Grains Grains 735 Bloor St. W, 416-516-4555, za@apiecalypsenow.com, www.grainsgrainsgrains.com Grains Grains Grains creates “Hearty vegan sandwiches even your dad would eat.” Located inside Apiecalypse Now Pizza & Snack Bar at Bloor and Christie, Grains Grains Grains is the project Brenton Pedler, kitchen manager and the other half of the team that runs Apiecalypse Now Pizza & Snack Bar, and the “Godfather of vegan savoury food”. Grains Grains Grains creates masterpieces such as the Crispy Tofu Melt and the Mac ‘n Grilled Cheese (now part of the permanent menu). Visit the Grains Grains Grains Facebook page for monthly sandwich specials.     Organics Live 1-855-674-5483, info@organicslive.com, www.OrganicsLive.com Organics Live delivers 100% certified organics fruits and vegetables to homes and businesses across the GTA, for up to 20% less than the cost of retail. “Our delivery is always free, our boxes are customizable at no additional cost, and all of our produce is 100% guaranteed. Our operation is also carbon neutral, from the farmer’s field right to your door.” Toronto Veg Card holders save 10% with promo code TOVeggie. Visit… Read More


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Featured Business Members – April 2016

  Face, Body & Mind Wellness Studio 70 Dunlop St. E., 2nd Fl., Suites 206 & 208, Barrie, 705-715-6169, michaelzen10@outlook.com, www.facebook.com/facebodyandmindstudio Face, Body & Mind Wellness is a collaboration of two Vegan practitioners, Michael, an Ayurveda hot stone massage and sound mediation practitioner, and Lorraine, a certified beauty specialist. Located in the heart of Barrie, Face, Body & Mind has been described as a “unique little gem” that is filled with serenity and harmony. “We offer organic supplements and skincare products that are not tested on animals. Step into our peaceful environment where you will have an amazing spa experience.” Toronto Veg Card holders save 10%!     Sunita Pace, Real Estate Broker 647-678-6482, soldbysunita@gmail.com, www.soldbysunita.com, www.facebook.com/SoldBySunita/ Sunita Pace is a real estate broker through iPro Realty. “As a full service Toronto, Brampton, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Oakville, North York, Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Mississauga, Milton, Maple, Caledon, and Burlington real estate brokerage, we work with buyers, sellers and investors in real estate transactions spanning all of the price ranges and property types.” Contact Sunita for… Read More


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Featured Business Members – March 2016

  Fauxmagerie Zengarry www.zengarry.com Fauxmagerie Zengarry Cashew Cheese is a delicious, no compromise vegan cheese alternative. “Made locally in Glengarry, Ontario, we craft our cashew cheeses by hand with love and fresh wholesome ingredients including raw organic cashews, cold-pressed organic coconut oil, local organic garlic and fresh herbs and spices.” Zengarry cheeses are also raw and lacto-fermented. “Each of our cheeses is cultured for 24-48 hours with probiotics that aid in digestion and help maintain a healthy intestinal micro-flora.”  Zengarry Artisanal Cashew Cheeses are available in 6 delicious, classic flavours, including Brie Style, Gruyère Style, and Sundried Tomato and Basil, and are sold in health food stores across Ontario and Quebec. Visit their website for more details and a list of retailers in your area!     King’s Café 192 Augusta Ave., (Kensington Market) 416-591-1340, www.kingscafe.com “King’s Café exists to make healthy, vegetarian food accessible to people who choose to have them, giving them the option to live a healthier life! And it isn’t about eating tasteless vegetables. King’s creative kitchen brings you the best vegetarian meals you… Read More


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Featured Business Members – January 2016

  Ital Vital Rastaurant – Vegan Take-Out & Juice Bar 741 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough, 647-428-7432, italvitalrastarant@gmail.com, www.italvitalrastaurant.com Ital Vital is a small, friendly vegan restaurant that believes that taking care of your body starts by feeding it the right food. “Since day one, we have been providing fresh, healthy & delicious food, made with love and presented in elegance. At Ital Vital Restaurant, we are committed to serving the highest quality delectable & full flavoured vegan meals than heal, nourish and vitalize your mind and soul! We believe the best way to live healthy is to stay 100% natural and pay close attention to what we consume. We are proud to provide Torontonians with alternative food options at a very affordable price.”     Nature’s Pure Bliss www.naturespurebliss.com Nature’s Pure Bliss sells natural skin & hair care products, pure & natural, handmade with love. “Do you have oily skin, dry skin, acne…? Or are you seeking natural alternatives for your skin care needs? We serve and support you with Natural Skin and Hair Care Indulgence. You will enjoy Premium, Vegan and Animal-testing… Read More


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Featured Business Members – October 2015

  YamChops 705 College St., 416-645-0117, TalkToUs@YamChops.com, www.yamchops.com 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 vegetarian and 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. Toronto Veg Card holders save 10%!     Ital Vital Rastaurant – Vegan Take-Out & Juice Bar 741 Pharmacy Ave., Scarborough, 647-428-7432, italvitalrastarant@gmail.com, www.italvitalrastaurant.com Since day one, we have been providing fresh, healthy & delicious food, made with love and presented in elegance. At Ital Vital Restaurant, we are committed to serving the highest quality delectable & full flavoured vegan meals than heal, nourish and vitalize your mind and soul! We believe the best way to live healthy is to stay 100% natural and pay close attention to what we consume. We are proud to provide Torontonians with alternative food options at a very affordable price.     The Cold Pressery 4310… Read More


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Featured Business Members – August 2015

  Brar’s – Food Culture of India 199 Advance Blvd, Brampton, 905-799-1625, www.brars.ca Canada’s largest Vegetarian buffet! It’s our buffet which truly represents us and the Food Culture of India. “We have gone to different corners of India and got the true recipes to be able to present the true food culture of India. Take-out, breakfast, catering and amazing sweets are waiting for you at Brar’s.” Brar’s also has plenty of vegan options, in a beautiful and inviting interior. Look for Brar’s samosas, sweets, snacks, and paneer in participating grocery chains, all made locally with the finest, high quality ingredients. “Always delicious! Always Vegetarian!” TVA members save 10% on buffet.     Cosmic Treats 207 Augusta Ave., 647-352-2207, info@cosmictreats.ca, www.cosmictreats.ca Cosmic Treats is a vegan restaurant, dessert bar, ice cream shop and candy store in the heart of Kensington Market. We provide unique sweet and savory fare that promise not to scare away omnivores. Bring your kids, your family, your sweetheart or yourself to our fun filled space-themed restaurant or have a seat on our patio with a glass of wine or a banana… Read More


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Featured Business Members – April 2015

  Urban Acorn LTD 1 Wiltshire Avenue, Unit S, 647-454-0600, info@urbanacorn.ca, www.urbanacorn.ca Urban Acorn is a Toronto Flexitarian catering company, specializing in plant-based food. We offer full service catering, monthly Vegan Supper Clubs and create custom wholesale goods for coffee shops via our Snack Lab. Our ultimate goal is to bring sustainable scratch-made food to your table and encourage individuals to break bread with diverse types of people in their community. Flexitarian menus allow us to provide great food to both omnivores and vegans…. We believe food should unite, not divide people! Visit their website to learn more about their services and Vegan Supper Club, and follow Urban Acorn on Facebook and Twitter for updates.   Pleasantville Creamery 647-693-0697, www.pxvxc.com, hello@pxvxc.com With a bit of whimsical magic & nostalgia in every pint, Pleasantville Creamery is a vegan owned & consciously operated company. Founded by a holistic chef & nutritionist, PXVXC offers the best of ice cream & dairy—only better: 100% organic & vegan, raw, allergy-conscious + more. Handcrafted in small batches to ensure taste is out of this… Read More


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Featured Business Members – February 2015

EVOO Seller www.evooseller.com, info@evooseller.com EvooSeller.com is an online store featuring high quality extra virgin olive oil. “All our products are sourced by us, direct from the producers. Quality, taste, healthiness, and eco-friendly and fair-trade methods are important to us. We bring you only the very best, after all, our reputation depends on it.” EVOO Seller brings to Canadian shoppers the best quality olive oil and knowledge of this ancient fruit and its health benefits. “We sell world class extra virgin olive oil and we also hold private olive oil classes and tastings. The owner, George Treheles is a professional olive oil sommelier through the IRVEA (Istituto per la Ricerca e la Valorizzazione delle Eccellenze ), he is in the “International Olive Oil Experts” register which allows him to sit on international olive oil judging panels.” Visit EvooSeller.com to learn more, and to shop online, and visit EVOO Seller on Facebook and Twitter.   Grow Marketing Brand www.growmarketing.ca, info@growmarketing.ca, 905-627-2047 “Grow Marketing works to grow, enhance and enrich brand presence for clients in the natural products marketplace, ethically and effectively.”… Read More


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