News from the Toronto Vegetarian Association

Podcast 278: Vegan Marshmallows & Dining Adventures

Today Veronica and Sarah chat about Veronica’s recent dining adventures including the Raw Vegan Festival and the TVA Birthday Party. A new vegan marshmallow is in the works in Ottawa as mentioned in this veg news article. Listen Now! https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/20130622.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Podcast 277: Prairie Girl, Cats, Avocados

Today John, Lisa O., Sarah, and David sample the vegan versions now being served by Prairie Girl Cupcakes.  The consensus:  two-thumbs up!  Other items on today’s podcast:   TVA’s birthday celebration is on Wednesday, Cedar Row animal sanctuary trip on June 22, eating avocados in California and Mexico. Listen Now! https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/20130615.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Podcast 276: Fond of Food

Veronica and Kate discuss …food, as usual. Also of note: Toronto to March to Close Down All Slaughterhouses June 15th 2013 Assembly time 10am, March 11am. Meeting: South East corner of Christie Pitts Park. Strolling down Bathurst? Check out the Raw Vegan Festival Sat 10-8, Sun 10-4.   Listen now!  https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/20130608.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Walk or Run on the Toronto Vegetarian Team

Click here to see the Toronto Vegetarian Team’s page and sponsor a runner on the team! Are you a plant-powered runner? Or do you just love to go out for a long walk on a beautiful autumn morning? Want to spread the word that vegetarians are strong and healthy? Then join the Toronto Vegetarian Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, October 20th! 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 charity registration rate. But that’s not all! Thanks to our generous sponsors Vega, Fresh Restaurants, Marni Wasserman, VegNews Magazine, Know Thy Food, Chef Mary Hulbert, Monarch Park Stadium and Whole Foods, team members this year will get: FREE fitness talk from Marni Wasserman at her brand new Delicious Knowledge studio FREE yoga for runners class from Vega rep and FlipSwitch Studios FREE raw cooking demonstration from chef Mary Hulbert Tree-free subscription to VegNews magazine… Read More


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Podcast 273: Bloggin’ vegan style

Get your pots and pans, and ovens ready, because this week Sarah and Veronica discuss their favourite vegan blogs and their first cookbooks.  If cooking’s not your thing, they’ve also got news about a handful of new restaurants with vegetarian options. Listen now! https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/20130420.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Podcast 271: Helping pigs and eating taco salad

Today, John and Lisa O. discuss tonight’s Vegan Rock event, the upcoming Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale, the newly opened Grasslands restaurant, Peaceable Kingdom, the barbecue tofu plate at One Love Vegetarian, John’s quest to make the perfect taco salad, and Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary‘s current Indiegogo campaign to help a pig name Joaquin live a happy and healthy life. Listen now! Grasslands: Mustard crusted tempeh with maple mash, Chinese broccoli and seasonal vegetables, $18 (Image by: Caroline Aksich, www.postcity.com) https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/audio/tvp/20130406.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Join us for Vegan Rock!

The 5th Annual VEGAN ROCK! is a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It will feature delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks like you and me. And of course there will also be live music from local musicians: Dream Awake http://www.myspace.com/dreamawakemusic More Than Breathing http://www.morethanbreathing.bandcamp.com/ Matt Zadkovich Last but certainly not least, Vegan Rock! also features an extremely awesome raffle with amazing prizes to be won from our generous sponsors. We hope you’ll come out to support the Toronto Vegetarian Association, gobble down treats like Cookie Monster, listen to great music and keep the positive energy in our community flowing. Saturday, April 6th at 8 pm at the Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Avenue) $12 admission Thank you to our sponsors! • Daiya Cheese • Fresh Restaurants • Tori’s Bakeshop • The Sweet Potato • Sadie’s Diner • Truth Belts • Vegetarian Haven • Know Thy Food • Hot Beans • Amande • Nud Fud • The Lovemuffin Bakery • Gardein • Cruda Cafe •… Read More


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Podcast 269: We’re back!

Los Angeles School System Adopts Meatless Mondays (Photo from VegNews Magazine) Today John and Lisa O. discuss some new vegan businesses listed in the directory, the LA School District’s adoption of Meatless Mondays, a new documentary about climate change (the word is anthropogenic!), Lisa’s Ethiopian restaurant challenge, John’s upcoming visit to Chicago, and a promising-looking flax-based recipe for vegan egg whites. Listen now! https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/20130309.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Interview with Chloe Coscarelli

Chloe Coscarelli’s latest cookbook, Chloe’s Vegan Desserts will blow you away with classic recipes made without cruelty. We spent a weekend morning chatting with her about the great recipes in the book, her take on engaging new vegan bakers, and even her dogs. Listen now! https://media.blubrry.com/tvp/p/veg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Chloe-Podcast-February.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More


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Host a Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale for TVA

  It’s simple! Hold a vegan bake sale Raise money for your cause of choice (we’re hoping that’ll be us!) Promote delicious, cruelty-free food Be part of a fun, global event that helps people, animals and the planet! Sign up today to host your own vegan bake sale during the week of April 20th to 28th! 3 Easy Steps to Holding Your Bake Sale Step 1 – Pick a date and a venue We’ve got tips to help you find a venue! This will give us all the info we need to help promote your bake sale to our networks, and will give you the option to order any free literature you might want to hand out like vegetarian directories or vegan recipe booklets We’ve also got tips to help you promote the sale in your neighbourhood Don’t forget to ask friends and family to help you bake if you need a hand! Step 2 – Register and promote your bake sale Step 3 – Bake and have fun! Click here to send us a quick email saying you’d like to hold a bake sale and we’ll send you tips and other helpful… Read More


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