Carrot Beat Blog

Tuesday January 31, 2017

Fun For Your Heart

Happy heart month! That may not be an official designation but with Valentine’s Day decorations taking over every store window and aisle I figure February’s a good time to think about your ticker. Here’s a few fun staff recommended ways to get your...

We are proud and excited to offer a variety of sushi and sashimi from Sushi Mugen, located in neighbouring Leslieville.

Thursday December 22, 2016

Top 5 blog posts of 2016

Happy New Year from everyone here at The Big Carrot. Everyday we aim to provide you with good food and good information. We offer free nutrition tours of the store, we host regular Thursday Evening Lectures on a variety of health topics and we load...

Tuesday December 20, 2016

The new Carrot Kitchen

Grand Opening is Monday January 9, 2017!

The Carrot Kitchen is The Big Carrot Natural Food Market’s new eatery and food service department. We are proud to serve our community fresh, local and organic dishes.

Daily our cooks create a healthy...

Monday November 28, 2016

A Gluten & Dairy-Free Holiday

It started with a single cookie tin of “Kate Friendly” goodies. First to go was gluten, then dairy, and finally white sugar got the axe. Much experimentation ensued. I used to be the odd one out but over the years my whole family jumped on board....

Friday October 14, 2016

Changes to our POS System

To our valued customers,

On Tuesday October 18 we will be switching to a new Point of Sale system. It is possible there will be some disruption to regular business including purchase transactions. We hope not but wanted to give you a heads up.


Tuesday September 20, 2016

NHPs are not drugs

Health Canada has recently launched the Consulting Canadians on the Regulation of Self-Care Products in Canada document. Previously referred to as the Consumer Health Product Framework, this document has changed dramatically since its original...

Friday August 26, 2016

14 Healthy Pack n’ Go Snacks

Let's welcome this Back to School/Work time in the healthiest way possible!

As a nutritionist I always recommend homemade, whole foods before anything. However, as a busy person of modern day society, I realize that it’s not always feasible to make...

It’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner and that planning for school is already a thought. As a mother, I know first-hand how challenging it can be to find delicious, nutritious snacks for your kids. The thought of meal planning can...

Tuesday August 16, 2016

What is Yerba Mate?

Guayakí has pioneered an innovative business model called Market Driven Restoration in which Guayakí serves as a bridge linking consumer purchases of healthy yerba mate products in North America with indigenous communities engaged in sustainable...

Tuesday January 31, 2017

Heart Healthy Hot Chocolate

A cup of quality hot cocoa can do wonders. It’ll give you a dose...

Friday December 23, 2016

Blueberry & Zucchini Smoothie

Add a splash of colour to a dull winter's morning with this...

Monday November 28, 2016

Superfood Chocolate Bark

They say that the best gifts you can give come from the heart. I...

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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 Family Day February 20, 2017

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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.