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Living Vegan in Newfoundland and Labrador

Ryan Patey on Signal Hill in St. John's, NL

I grew up in Newfoundland and Labrador, but it's only in the last few years that it's really started to have some great options for vegans. After visiting there for nearly a decade as a vegan, I thought I should share some of my favourites. Read More »

#TBT | Moderating the “Ask a Vegan” Panel at St. John’s VegFest

Ryan Patey at St. John's VegFest

Last month I moderated my first panel, and I'm happy to say it was in my home province. Of course, it brought up a lot of thoughts and emotions, and I wasn't the only one who felt them. Read More »

#TBT | Making NTV’s St. John’s VegFest Coverage

NTV News Coverage of St. John's VegFest

While tabling at the first St. John's VegFest, the T.O.F.U. aprons got plenty of laughs. What I didn't know is that they were being filmed for coverage on the provincial news network too. Read More »

A Vegan Visits the Bonavista Peninsula

Puffins and Seagulls in Maberly, NL

If the chance to see whales and puffins isn't enough to bring you to the Bonavista Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, then may I recommend a great little veg restaurant instead? Read More »

Home is where the what is?

My Vida Vegan Con mug finds a new home in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

Where exactly is home, and just how does a vegan magazine fit into the topic? Stay with me for a little bit and you just might find out. Read More »

St. John’s City Review

St. John's, Newfoundland

"Pi is another great option in downtown St. John’s. A pizza place with a funky, math- inspired aesthetic, Pi offers not only a vegan crust, but a vegan chocolate cake as well (though the cake is sadly icing-free). The brand new, and stylish, Piatto Pizzeria + Enoteca ( on Duckworth specialises in Neapolitan pizza. The servers and chefs are keen to accomodate vegan diets, and even though they don’t carry a vegan cheese, they will throw some on for you if you bring your own." Read More »