Carrot Beat Blog

SeaChoice is proud to announce that after years of working directly with the Big Carrot the Toronto retailer has reached a level of sustainability in store that is nearly unparalleled in Canada. The Big Carrot currently sells no “Avoid”, red-ranked...

Endocrine disrupting chemicals affect our endocrine system, which is controlled by hormones responsible for every gland in our body – from the thyroid, to sex organs, to parts of our brain.

According to a report by Harvard School of Public Health, two out of three adults and one out of three children in the United States are overweight or obese. This is in spite of the fact that Americans spend upwards of $60 billion a year on weight...

Coconut oil, perhaps the trendiest of superfoods is giving saturated fat a good name. 

More easily digested than most fats, coconut oil has become popular for a wide range of benefits and applications.  Whether you’re cooking, cleaning,...

Friday May 19, 2017

An update on Bill C-291

On Wednesday, in Ottawa, Members of Parliament voted down Private Member’s Bill C-291 for mandatory labelling of genetically modified foods. As a community, Big Carrot staff and shoppers actively supported this bill and its commitment to transparency...

Over the years, you have probably been told to “eat your greens.” While it is definitely a cornerstone of good health, ancestral super greens like Spirulina and Chlorella take your health to the next level.

Start the Summer with a healthy grill & a Sparkler!

Tuesday April 25, 2017

How Hormones Affect Sleep

Insight from nutritionist Angela Ysseldyk, author of How to Glow and colleague of Lorna Vanderhaeghe...

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Numbers Guy

Seven years ago, I stood in the express lane at The Big Carrot. A gregarious middle-aged man with a silver beard said my total and, within the same breath, connected it to a historical fact. To this day, I don’t remember the number or the fact, but I...

Monday April 3, 2017

Healthy People Healthy Planet

Dr. David Wang will be presenting his Healthy People Healthy Planet seminar on April 20th at 7pm at The Big Carrot. Takeaways from the talk include how to phase out toxic chemicals in your life by using plant based, green cleaning and beauty...

Halibut stands up well to bold flavours.  Cooked on the BBQ this...

There’s nothing better than fresh fish cooked outdoors over an...

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Our hours of operation Juice Bar Winter Hours
Monday-Friday 9:00-9:00
Saturday 9:00-8:00
Sunday 10:00-6:00
Monday-Friday 8:30-6:30
Saturday 9:00-6:00
Sunday 10:00-6:00

We will be closed Saturday July 1, 2017 for Canada Day

Give us a call 416-466-2129

The Big Carrot is located in the Carrot Common, 348 Danforth Ave. 3 Blocks east of Broadview Ave. or 1 block west of the Chester subway.

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Metered Parking is available on Danforth Ave. and in the Carrot Common parking lot.