Carrot Beat Blog

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...

Monday April 3, 2017

Organic Honey in Canada

If you are a savvy shopper you likely know that buying raw unpasteurized honey is superior to regular old commercial honey. But you may have noticed that certified organic honey is hard to find. And when you do find it, you are probably wondering...

It’s that time of year! Spring is in the air, we’ve got a pep in our step and we feel motivated to bust open the windows and air out the house. While you may be busy tidying and dusting, don’t overlook that now is a great time to ‘spring clean’ your...

Wednesday March 29, 2017

Becoming Mindfully Organized

As we spring into a new season, it’s an opportunity for us to not only clean our space but de-clutter our thoughts and clear our headspace. We have years of thoughts that no longer serve us, that are holding us back and it’s important to release them...

The Big Carrot prides itself on providing its customers with only sustainable seafood. This is achieved though our partnership with SeaChoice. To ensure the sustainable seafood we sell is accurately labelled we work with seafood suppliers to obtain...

Synthetic biology is quietly entering our food supply, cosmetics, and household cleaners. These products may already be on our store shelves and can be marketed as “natural” and “non-GMO.” Government regulation can bypass these products and most...

Every year we allocate a certain percentage of our community giving funds and direct them into a grant program to expand the availability of locally produced food and to support and strengthen the working relationships between local family farms and...

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Maple Sap: A Taste of Spring

There is nothing that tastes quite like the promise of spring than sap straight from a tapped maple tree. The cool, refreshing and slightly sweet taste can cleanse the palate and awaken the mind from months of hibernation. Filled with minerals such...

Thursday April 27, 2017

Protein Rich Crispy Squares

Perfect on the go Protein Rich Crispy Squares.

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The 100% Canadian Maple Sap Smoothie

All three ingredients are available from Canadian sources.

Tuesday January 31, 2017

Heart Healthy Hot Chocolate

A cup of quality hot cocoa can do wonders.

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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

Closed Monday May 22 for Victoria 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.