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"Welcome to VegTO, Toronto's joyful vegan club!" beside a hand holding noodle with chopsticks

Hello! We’re VegTO

June 9, 2022
VegTO

We are so excited to re-introduce the Toronto Vegetarian Association as VegTO! We’ve grown a lot since we were founded in 1945 – and so has the vegan movement. We recognize it is time to change our name to better reflect what we do and who we serve.

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Two slices of avocado toast topped with tomatoes on a white plate

Vegan Meal Ideas for People Who Can’t (or just don’t want to) Cook

Food
March 23, 2020
VegTO

What if you truly don’t know how to cook, or you just plain hate it, and suddenly you are cut off from the world of vegan restaurants and coffee shops you usually frequent?

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Raio the golden retriever wearing a pink Veg Fest T-shirt

Raio: A Life Lived in the Moment

Other
October 25, 2019
VegTO

Raio was graceful, full of peace and love right to the end. As she lay dying, I wept, and she comforted and consoled me, assuring me that it was alright. Then she was gone.

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'Go Vegan' is spray painted, graffiti style, in pink on a black background

They can run, but they can't hide from veganism

Culture
January 5, 2019
Barbi Lazarus

It seems everyone and anyone can’t stop talking about the fact that veganism is here to stay and is going to be a dominant force in society and economics in 2019 and beyond.

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A mother shows her daughter how to prepare vegan food in a kitchen

Tips For Getting Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

Food
January 2, 2019
Care of Emily Wood, RD

Let’s face it, most kids don’t LOVE their veggies. When my kids first started eating solid food, I always offered a wide variety of vegetables, which they usually gobbled up!

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A photo from veg fest where people are milling about a lawn dotted with white tents

The Cherry on Top… Recap of the 34th Annual Veg Food Fest!

Events
October 3, 2018
VegTO

Thank you to everyone who made it out to the 34th annual Veg Food Fest at Harbourfront Centre this weekend! We hope that you enjoyed all of the delicious food, unique drinks, and so many informative presentations and workshops across the weekend.

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Colourful skittles fill the whole frame

Vegan Halloween Candy

Other
September 27, 2018
VegTO

Gone are the days when you thought you had to forgo handing out candy on Halloween because you feared there were no vegan options.

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