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Toronto International Vegan Marketplace

This year Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is designating an area exclusively for vendors to provide an international selection of vegan products and services. Toronto International Vegan Marketplace will highlight tasty and healthful plant-based vegan foods from many cultures around the world. We share a universal responsibility to maintain a… Read More

Toronto International Vegan Marketplace

This year Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is designating an area exclusively for vendors to provide an international selection of vegan products and services. Toronto International Vegan Marketplace will highlight tasty and healthful plant-based vegan foods from many cultures around the world. We share a universal responsibility to maintain a… Read More

Another Great Year at the Veg Food Fest!

Care of Katie Keir, Editorial Director of Lifelines The 33rd Veg Food Fest included more vendors, a ton of new faces and new treats, and more hours of programming to enjoy – plus, the sun was shining all weekend for the 40,000 attendees. Here’s what exhibitors and attendees had to say during the Veg Food Fest. Bringing Friends and Family Together Ingrid, a vegetarian since 2000 and vegan since 2012, was no stranger to the Veg Food Fest. “This is vegan Christmas,” she exclaimed, adding what she loves most is meeting up with fellow vegans. For Ingrid, a close second is the food: “I love not having to ask questions about what’s in the food.” Ingrid wants to see more non-vegans attending the festival and asking questions, and the best way to attract non-veg foodies is to invite your family and friends. Just ask Stephanie, a vegan for two months, who attended with her parents – it was the first time for all three. Said Stephanie: “I wanted show [my parents] that the things I eat aren’t just salad.” Smoothie in hand, mom Sue said her favourite treats were the cashew cheeses from Mama… Read More


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Veg Food Fest

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg. Veg Food Fest Hours The Veg Food Fest is attended by over 35,000 visitors each fall at Harboufront Centre. The hours are as follows: Friday, September 8th from 4-9pm… Read More

Veg Food Fest

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg. Veg Food Fest Hours The Veg Food Fest is attended by over 35,000 visitors each fall at Harboufront Centre. The hours are as follows: Friday, September 8th from 4-9pm… Read More

Veg Food Fest

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the Veg Food Fest is North America’s largest celebration of all things veg. Veg Food Fest Hours The Veg Food Fest is attended by over 35,000 visitors each fall at Harboufront Centre. The hours are as follows: Friday, September 8th from 4-9pm… Read More

2017 Veg Food Fest Bookstore Preview

We know you’ll be really busy eating all the delicious things at Veg Food Fest (just take a look at this year’s vendors!), but when you’re ready for a break make sure to check out the festival bookstore. It will be packed with a selection of veg books, including bestselling cookbooks and the latest non-fiction releases. Here are some titles to look out for at Veg Food Fest this year. Captive by Jo-Anne McArthur We are thrilled to have award-winning photojournalist, educator and animal activist Jo-Anne McArthur with us at the festival this year. She is the author of 2014’s We Animals, and her new book, Captive, is receiving attention and accolades from around the world. Whether you’ve seen her thought-provoking photography already, through her website or her Instagram, or whether you’re completely new to her work, you won’t want to miss Jo-Anne McArthur’s photo exhibit happening all weekend long at this year’s Veg Food Fest. You’ll also be able to purchase copies of Jo-Anne’s books at the festival. The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J.Adams Join us at this year’s Veg Food Fest as we welcome Carol J.Adams for a… Read More


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31st Veg Food Fest Volunteer Training Sessions

If you are volunteering at the 31st Veg Food Fest, please RSVP to one of the three Veg Food Fest training sessions if you haven’t yet. RSVP to volunteer@veg.ca. All volunteers are encouraged to attend a training session if at all possible, even if you’ve volunteered before. There will be several new things about the layout of the festival this year, possibly new payment methods at TVA booths, and new feature areas at the festival this year, so we have lots of new info to share with you! All first time volunteers are required to attend a training session. 1. Thursday, August 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Location:  CSI Annex (Bathurst and Bloor) 2. Tuesday, August 18th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Location:  Metro Hall (John and King Street). 3. Saturday, August 22nd from 1 to 3 pm Location:  Metro Hall (John and King Street). Read More


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