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#TBT | The First T.O.F.U. Tour | Part I

Poster for the 2009 T.O.F.U. Tour Saint John Show

In 2009, I spent over a month in a van with two musicians I had not met before as we travelled across Canada and the United States to promote veganism, independent music, and T.O.F.U. Magazine. It was the first T.O.F.U. tour, which inspired two others so far, and it all started with a few emails. Read More »

Article Tease: Calgary Review

Calgary review Cafe Koi

Another vegan-friendly restaurant with yummy appetizers is Cafe Koi. The menu has a special section for “karma appetizers” that includes vegetable dumplings, crispy ginger tofu chunks and yam wedges. For entrees, there are karma bowls, most of which are vegan and loaded with fresh vegetables. A good option is the Lotus Bowl, which includes maple chili greens topped with seared tofu sticks. Read More »

Another reason to vote: a contributor and a candidate

David J. Parker

T.O.F.U. contributor David J. Parker is running in the upcoming election. Also, a friendly reminder to exercise your civic rights and vote! Read More »

Why vegan?

Came across this little piece of tour footage we posted while on the road, and I figured it might not hurt to give it some attention again. I can't say I've seen a set-up out here on the east coast like the one we highlight somewhere in Southern Alberta, but I'm sure there are plenty of them all around North America, and many other places. Read More »

2009 T.O.F.U. Tour photos finally up!

Tofu Tour Group Shot

Despite the numerous setbacks from Facebook, and possibly a finicky Internet connection, I finally managed to post the photos from the 2009 T.O.F.U. Tour on the fan page. So, if you have not had a chance to browse them through Amanda's fan page, give them a look now. Read More »

Behind the Lines: David J. Parker

David J. Parker

Starting a veg association in any city is likely to be hard work, but starting one in the middle of cattle and oil country seems a little lentil, right? All bad jokes aside, David J. Parker and the folks at the Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Association have put some serious work into spreading the word about being veg, and the results have been great. Read More »