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May Social Group Events

Toronto Veg Fitness On Saturday, May 25th, enjoy a group bike ride leaving from Corktown Commons at 10 am. For more details and to RSVP check out the Facebook event or email fitness@veg.ca TVA Reads On May 15th at 6:30 pm TVA Reads will get together at CSI Annex (on Bathurst, south of Bloor) to discuss Protest Kitchen by Carol J. Adams. As always, this event is also a vegan potluck so please bring a dish to share as well as your own plate and cutlery.  Click here for more details on Facebook or email tvareads@veg.ca. Social Dinner Group Enjoy good food and conversation on Thursday, May 16th at 7:00 pm at Cosmic Treats (207 Augusta Avenue). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by May 15th. Read More


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Hop up to these Easter Specials from Veg Guide businesses!

  Happy Easter! Happy Spring! Happy Passover!   It’s my favourite holiday of year (so many bunnies!) and it’s time to get a sneak peek of what our Veg Guide Businesses are cooking (and baking!) up for the holidays! Hope you’re hungry, let’s dive in!   Better Cookies.ca Send a personalized cookie delivery for Easter and to celebrate Spring. We deliver Easter cookie bouquets, baskets, boxes and jars across Toronto and the the GTA including Hamilton and Burlington. Each gift is baked fresh and made with care. We shape each one by hand and add extra chocolate chips on top to make our chocolate cookies awesome. Please see our Easter gifts page to order online here: https://www.bettercookies.ca/special-gifts/11-easter     Bliss Kitchen Bliss Kitchen has an Easter menu that looks so good! Plus, selected items purchased with the Mealshare symbol next to it, give a meal to a child in need through the Hamilton Boys and Girls Club. Choose from buffalo bites, stuffed spuds, a strawberry rose smoothie, a rose glow latte, a raspberry lemon nice cream sandwich, carrot cake bites, or a rainbow chocolate Easter egg. Or, don’t choose and order… Read More


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Veg Out 447: Feeding a Hungry Soul with Jacques Brennan

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Lisa and Steve are chatting with Jacques Brennan, author of the Hungry Soul cookbook, about growing up vegetarian and going vegan while travelling the world. Listen now to Veg Out!   Find Jacques here: Instagram: @hungrysoulvegan Amazon: Hungry Soul Upcoming Events: April 13 – Hamilton/Burlington Vegan meet up 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Earl’s (Burlington) then 8 pm Coffee House April 14 – Compassionista Ethical Fashion Show – 2:30 – 5:30 PM at The Right Side Boutique and Studio April 27 – Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale – 1 – 4 PM – here at the Resource Centre! (17 Baldwin Street, 2nd floor) April 27 – Dinner with The Doctor – 6 PM – Pathways to Wholeness Lifestyle Medicine Centre May 4 – Hamilton Veg Fest – 10 – 6 pm – Ancaster Fair Grounds May 5 – Veg Spring Market 5$, 11-6 pm at Wychwood Barns, TICKETS HERE FOR MORE UPCOMING EVENTS, VISIT OUR CALENDAR… Read More


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April Veg Guide Updates!

Happy Spring! We are bringing you two Veg Guide posts this month–there’s so many great new places to check out, I didn’t want to wait until after Easter to let you know about them! Look for my Easter post coming up a little later in the month! Without further ado, here’s the new places to look out for this month. Animal Liberation Kitchen 717 1/2 Queen Street East In addition to having the cutest logo ever, Animal Liberation Kitchen also serves up smoothies, sandwiches, mac and cheese, desserts and more from their new storefront at Queen and Broadview. You might have had their yummy food at one of the vegan festivals around the GTA, but now you can have it anytime! “At Animal Liberation Kitchen, our goal is not to pressure people into feeling guilty about eating meat. We simply intend to offer a healthy and tasty alternative. We are trying to prove that meat is not necessary for a delicious and wholly nutritious meal.” Chawpati Indian Cuisine 950 Wyandotte St. W., Windsor  If you’re in Windsor looking for some veg food, the newly opened Chawpati Indian Cuisine can definitely help you out! Everything… Read More


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Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale

Join us for the Toronto location of the Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale at the TVA Resource Centre! There will be cupcakes, cookies, confections, and more. And you’ll support a great cause: inspiring people to choose a healthier, greener, more compassionate lifestyle through plant-based eating. All proceeds support the TVA. You may want to bring a takeaway container to carry away extra treats! When? Saturday April 27th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where? TVA Resource Centre (17 Baldwin Street, 2nd floor). We regret our location is not wheelchair accessible, although weather permitting, we may set up on our patio downstairs. This year’s sale will also feature goodies from our past Vegan Bake Off contestants!… Read More


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April Social Group Events

Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington and Veggies of Halton-Peel This joint meetup on Saturday, April 13th at 5:30 pm will be at Earl’s Burlington (900 Maple Avenue), which launched a 100% vegan plant-based menu in October 2018. If you’d like, following dinner you can join the group at Coffee House @8-11pm (Advance tickets $14, Door Tickets: $18 or Two for $35). RSVP or get more info from hamiltonburlington@veg.ca. Toronto Veg Fitness On Tuesday, April 16th, enjoy a group run/walk from 6:30 to 7:30 pm along the waterfront trail. For more details and to RSVP check out the Facebook event or email fitness@veg.ca TVA Reads On April 17th at 6:30 pm TVA Reads will get together at CSI Annex (on Bathurst, south of Bloor) to discuss How to be a Good Creature. As always, this event is also a vegan potluck so please bring a dish to share as well as your own plate and cutlery.  Click here for more details on Facebook or email tvareads@veg.ca. Vegetarians of High Park On Friday, April 26th at 6:00 pm come check out the all-vegan restaurant The Goods (279 Roncesvalles). They have delicious bowls, smoothies, and salads. RSVP required by Wednesday, April 24th. RSVP to highpark@veg.ca. Read More


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Veg Out 445: Buy Good Feel Good

Looking to buy something unique and does not cost a fortune? Want to know where it came from and who made it? Visit Canada’s largest show celebrating businesses that are truly changing the world! Shop your favourite fair trade, organic and sustainable brands from over 60 countries all in one place. On today’s show we sit down with the founder of the expo Rafik Riad. Veg Out 445- Buy Good Feel Good Links Buy Good Feel Good Expo Adam Ruins Everything – Dog Breeds (video)… Read More


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March 2019 Social Group Events

Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington This donut shop in Hamilton closed last year and then re-opened as a vegetarian/vegan bakery and cafe! In addition to plenty of vegan donuts, they now also serve other sweets, soups, chili, and sandwiches. This group will meet at Doughboy Bakery (635 Greenhill Avenue) in Hamilton on Sunday, March 17th at 12:30 pm. RSVP to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca by March 16th at noon. Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet at Saigon Lotus (6 St. Andrew Street in Kensington Market) on Thursday, March 21st at 7 pm. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by March 19th. Toronto Veg Fitness On Saturday, March 23rd, enjoy a walk at the Evergreen Brickworks. Hit the trails, enjoy the outdoors, and finish with a bit of shopping at the Saturday market. For more details and to RSVP check out the Facebook event or email fitness@veg.ca Vegan Baking Group On Saturday, March 23rd the Vegan Baking Group is hosting a special event: Welcome the Spring! Are you a vegan cake lover? Celebrate the arrival of spring with amazing cakes, food, live music and dancing! Bring a vegan cake, RSVP on the web app … Read More


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Veg Out 444: Musician Peter Katz

On today’s episode we welcome musician and vegan Peter Katz to talk about his veg journey and how he has helped others find their way to plant based living. Peter Katz is a singer/songwriter and recording artist who has toured and played music extensively around the globe. He’s developed a dedicated fan base with his compelling storytelling and songs. He’s been nominated for a Juno Award and Canadian Screen Award, and won Best Male Vocalist in Now Magazine’s Best of Toronto poll. He’s topped iTunes charts with his five albums, with a new album coming out in the near future. He’s also a speaker at events where he motivates audiences to create their own path, overcome obstacles, and find success in whatever they desire. Listen now to Veg Out!   Peter Katz with Theme… Read More


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