WEFC Tofu & Soymilk Making Workshop

Learn to make your own Tofu at home! James Partanen, expert canner and food mechanic with many years of experience, will be leading you through a tested recipe and an in-depth discussion about local food, food security, and preserving. This will be a great way to learn new skills or brush up old ones. You can learn how to make Tofu, using local organic soybeans! The workshop will be held at WEFC’s Co-op kitchen at 1229 queen The workshop will run from 6:00-9:00 with  registration starting at 5:45. The total cost for the workshop is$50 for West End Food Co-op members or $55 for non-members (which includes the cost of a lifetime membership). Payment can be made in person at the workshop. Register and find out more here: http://westendfood.coop/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=291

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Things I Love Thursday – Soy milk at Tim Hortons, probably other stuff.

I mentioned this on Facebook, but earlier last week a friend us a picture from the new Tim Hortons in Liberty Village. A Tim Hortons location with soy milk. I wasn’t able to go check it out for myself until yesterday where JC and I have a standing Wednesday lunch date. The same friend that passed on the news initially, said that there was a new sign. A less exciting sign, but we opted to check it out anyway after lunch. We walked over to the Liberty Village Tim Hortons and saw the sign our friend was talking about. See what I mean? Neither of those interest me. I wondered if the soy was gone – so I asked, and the manager just happened to be there, and we asked about soy and they had a bunch (in case you’re curious, they’re using Silk Original flavour). He mentioned that their location, as well as a couple of others, were doing the soy thing independently. Corporate was okay with it, but not making it a regular thing (yet.) So of course, I got an iced capp. Post by Vegan In Your City. It’s sort of surprising to me that I would even write about Tim Hortons, the grand corporate entity that still dominates the Canadian coffee market. In all honestly, I am more likely to walk over to Balzac’s or Uma when I feel like getting a cup of tea or coffee, since I like the feeling of going into a…

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