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Veg Spring Market Workshop Schedule


All workshops take place in The Stop classroom, and Vegan Storytime will be in the Courtyard.

Seating is first come, first served!

11:30am - 12:00pm

Morning Mindfulness | Agnes from Yoga Meditiaton

Veg Spring Market Morning Meditation Workshop

Start your day off discovering the fulfillment and satisfaction that meditation can bring to your life. Led by Agnes from Yoga Meditation, learn 3 simple and effective forms of mantra meditation that you can carry with you for the rest of your life!

12:30am - 1:00pm

Vegan Story Time in the Courtyard | Greg Stuart

Veg Spring Market Vegan Storytime Workshop

Calling all kids (and those who are a kid at heart)! Bring your snacks and imaginations to the Courtyard for a book about all things living. Written and illustrated by Ruby Roth, That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals, is the perfect book to learn more about what it means to be vegan.

1:30am - 2:00pm

Vegan Fashion and Making Your Own Clothes | Sarah Fay

Veg Spring Market Vegan Clothes Workshop

Join the TVA’s own, Sarah, to learn about how being vegan isn’t limited to what we eat, but also includes what we wear! Walk away with tips to hack your closet, identify different fibers and materials, and handy resources to help you start making a difference one stitch at a time.

2:30am - 3:00pm

Demystifying Canada's New Food Guide | Mark Monachino

Veg Spring Market Canadian Food Guide Workshop

Most of us have probably heard about the release of the new Canada’s Food Guide, but if you haven’t had a chance to read through it yet, now’s the time to dive into the nitty gritty. Together with Mark, you’ll discuss several major changes from the previous release in 2007, responses from the public and various stakeholders, and what the new guide might mean for the future of plant-based diets in Canada.

3:30am - 4:00pm

Activism 101: Increasing the Impact of your Compassionate Lifestyle | Nimisha Raja

Veg Spring Market Activism 101 Workshop

Have you been vegetarian or vegan for a while, want to help others, but not sure how? Nimisha will be your guide to learning non-confrontational ways of gently influencing people, and showing them first hand the benefits of plant-based living. You’ll walk away with different tips that work for you – stay in your comfort zone, and still make a big difference!

4:15am - 5:15pm

LoveFM: Meditation, Dance, Exercise, and Yoga | Yazeed Yasin & Eli Camprubi

Veg Spring Market LoveFM Workshop

Tune in for something new that combines music, meditation, dance, exercise, and yoga. Yazeed Yasin and Eli Camprubi invite you and your inner child to come out for some healing fun and play! Together, come face to face with the sometimes scary journey one takes to become their best self, and allow yourself to move and relax in a safe environment.

5:30am - 6:00pm

Vino & Vegans | Priya Rao

Veg Spring Market Vino&Vegans Workshop

Let’s toast to 2019 being declared the Year of the Vegan and learn the magic of pairing of vino and veggies! Priya will open your eyes to the world of various earth-friendly winemaking practices, how to know your wine is vegan, and two common approaches when pairing food and wine. We can all drink to that!