The Big Carrot announces its second location

TORONTO, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - After 33 years on the Danforth, The Big Carrot Natural Food Market is pleased to announce the location of their much-awaited second store at The Southwood an exciting new project by Streetcar Developments, located at Kingston Road and Southwood Drive in the Upper Beach neighbourhood. The Big Carrot will be the anchor store in Streetcar's latest project, slated to open in late 2017.

"We are thrilled to announce our second store and our partnership with Streetcar Developments. Our businesses have a similar goal in building strong community relationships. Our loyal customers have been anticipating this news for a long time, we look forward to joining the Beach community." General Manager James Munro explains.

The Big Carrot has been an institution in Toronto since 1983 prioritizing organic, non-GMO and local in the purchasing policies. Customers have trusted The Big Carrot for over 3 decades to research, procure and sell only nature's finest.

The new 6,300 square foot space will boast an incredibly healthy product mix including organic, gluten-free, local and vegetarian/vegan options. The space will also integrate natural body care, vitamins and an organic juice bar. Customers can expect the same exceptional service, rigorous product standards and delightful shopping experience, with a little Beach flair when the doors open at The Southwood in late 2017.

For natural food customer and those curious about becoming natural food customers, The Big Carrot provides complete one-stop shopping, by offering high quality products, friendly and informed service, competitive prices and ongoing public education to make natural food selection easy. We support the development of a healthy and sustainable food system by purchasing from small local, organic producers when ever possible and by ensuring each product meets a set of rigorous standards. All of this is supported by providing our team satisfying employment in a fair and productive workplace.

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Since 2002, Toronto-based Streetcar Developments has designed and developed a series of mixed use, community-centric projects in some of the city's most beloved neighbourhoods. Along the way, Streetcar has earned accolades for being a different kind of developer who invests in exciting neighbourhoods, improving the quality of entire communities. Every one of our celebrated residential projects integrates seamlessly into its surroundings, respecting the historic look and feel of the area while providing a glimpse into what could be. With an unwavering commitment to build a more livable and culturally rich Toronto, Streetcar eagerly accepts its responsibility to do its part to ensure this great city achieves its potential. 

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SOURCE The Big Carrot Natural Health Market

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For further information: Sarah Dobec, Public Relations Coordinator, The Big Carrot, 416-470-6650,

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