Regenerate Food Festival – Supporting the Local Food Movement

The Regenerate Food Festival encouraged thoughtful conversation about the state of our food system. In Canada, we are mostly disconnected from our food system. Food lines the shelves of huge grocery stores and we buy it, without giving a second thought as to where it comes from. There are grapes from California, kiwis from Italy, and avocados from Israel. There … Read More

Montreal Lantern Festival – Explore the Gardens of Light

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Montreal celebrates the harvest season with the Gardens of Light fall festival. It’s an annual tradition at the Montreal Botanical Gardens. Hundreds of lanterns flood the Chinese and Japanese Gardens with light, illuminating the landscape with bursts of bright colors. The lights transport you to another place for the evening. I felt as though I was in China. Yet here … Read More

Toronto Veg Food Fest 2016

It was another amazing celebration of vegan food! It’s no secret that I really look forward to the Toronto Veg Food Fest. Like so many others, I like to call it, “Vegan Christmas.” It’s an annual free event at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, organized by the Toronto Vegetarian Association. Veg Food Fest takes place on the second weekend of September from … Read More

Vegan Food Options at the CNE Toronto

Vegans and healthy food lovers rejoice! There are options for us at the CNE! Every year, there are more wacky foods and wild meals to eat at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Generally, these are bizarre animal products and unhealthy, deep fried dishes. There’s a burger with ramen noodles substituting as the bun. There’s even a place called the … Read More

The Enchanting Quebec City Christmas Market

A European tradition in the heart of Old Quebec – the Quebec City Christmas Market. Did you know that Quebec City has a German Christmas Market? It’s another reason to add Quebec to your list of December holiday destinations. The Quebec City Christmas Market offers holiday whimsy for people of all ages. Be sure to bundle up in your winter … Read More

Wanderlust 108 Toronto…and the Aftermath

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Well, I had a very interesting day to say the least at Wanderlust 108 in Toronto. Wanderlust 108 was an event that I was immediately interesting in attending. I’d been looking forward to it for months; same goes for my sister who attended with me. The whole concept behind Wanderlust 108 is that you’re participating in a mindful triathlon. It’s … Read More

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