Vegan Rock 6 Supporting the TVA

The original invite from the Toronto Vegetarian Association is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/373186989489738/ The sixth annual Vegan Rock is an entertainment and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) With performances by: HUSH MONEY (Hip Hop) —> http://hushmoneytheband.bandcamp.com/ ANIMALIA (Dark Electro) —> http://www.animalia-music.com/ GAIAISI (Hip Hop) —> https://www.facebook.com/Gaiaisi DYNISS (Easy Rock) —> http://www.dyniss.com/ TOPAZ KELLY (Jazz Songwriter) …and more! Come out and support the TVA, eat vegan baked goods, listen to great music, and keep the positive energy in our community flowing. Absolutely everyone is welcome — this isn’t some “vegans only” party! Suggested cover is $10, but no one will be turned away if s/he doesn’t quite have quite that much. Pay what you can. Additional donations are welcome (and will be encouraged!) https://www.facebook.com/events/1384615158481084/ SuperMarket Accessibility: This venue is not wheelchair accessible. There are three stairs to get in. Washrooms are at the back and to the side.

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6th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake Off

It’s that time of year again -Vegan Bake Off time! This time it will be held at the Daniels Spectrum venue in Regent Park. They sold out of tickets early last year so you might want to pick up tickets soon! Tickets are $10 each and include admission, and two plates. You can buy up to 2 additional plates per admission for $5 each. From the organizers: Notice for 6th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off: QUESTIONS: Check out the FAQ here: http://bakeoff.veg.ca/faq Still have a question? Email us at bakeoff@veg.ca or call 416-544-9800. TIME: Doors open at 2:00pm. The event runs until 4:30pm. If you don’t show up at the doors by 3:30pm, we reserve the right to resell your ticket to another hungry person (sorry!). LOCATION: Daniels Spectrum is located at 585 Dundas Street East, on the south side of Dundas, just east of Parliament Street. This venue is accessible by TTC. You can find all of the info about how to get there on their website right by visiting their website: http://regentparkarts.ca/visit Facebook RSVP! https://www.facebook.com/events/759121520765568/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/VeganBakeOff INCLUDED: -Admission for One Person to the Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off. -Two plates with 4-6 bite-sized treats each (additional plates sold separately) You can check out my photos and write ups of previous years here: 2011 – 3rd Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off 2012 – 4th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off 2013 – 5th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off Accessibility Information about the Venue from the venue info page. The Dundas Street entrance provides…

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Things I Love Thursday – Local Vegan Toronto Gift Ideas 2013 Edition

For 2014 – please go here. There are lots of general vegan gift idea lists out there, so please do check them out (I’ll link to some of them at the bottom of this post), but it’s worth looking locally to tap into the great community of creators and crafters, bakers, makers, and ingenuous entrepreneurs that we have in our city. There are also some wonderful organizations to support this time of year, as well as food and products to buy, made right here in the GTA. So this year, yet again, is my totally biased, occasionally random, list of local/GTA/Vegan Gift ideas. You’ll see some repeat names from last year, because they’re still awesome, but you’ll also see some new faces (because the vegan business community has really grown in 2013.) I welcome your suggestions for other local vegan friendly businesses and organizations to support, please add them in the comments. Vegan Food Apiecalypse Now! With exciting news just around the corner, there are also APieCalypse Now!’s mega awesome gift baskets to take advantage of. Available in both gluten free and glutenlicious varieties, in large baskets and in small, you have a lot to choose from. The baskets are full of almost entirely hand-made things, made with organic locally grown flour, fair trade sugar, and horizontal trade chocolate from ChocoSol (They’re even on the Food Empowerment Project’s Chocolate list.) Check out what else is on offer in the ApieCalypse Now! online store. (you have until December 15th to pre-order the big stuff…

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