News/EVENTS

News / EVENTS

The Hidden Chi of Women

Secrets of Women's Chi Gong (All Women)
Feb 15, Thursday, 7pm - 8:45pm
Mar 14, Thursday, 7pm - 8:45pm
Carrot Common: Room 212

A mainstay of the Danforth, the Big Carrot has been setting healthy trends for nearly 40 years. A book looks at how it could take its approach to the world.

Independent grocer the Big Carrot has an edge on the competition from major chains trying to get into fair trade and organic products.

See the article in the Toronto Star, November 27, 2022.... click here.

Health Meditation Class

An invitation to the general public to a health meditation class led by Julianne J.Y Xie, an Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.Ac., R.TCMP.) who is a health therapist at Carrot Common.

This class is for people who are feeling unhealthy, some pain in the body, stressed, in a bad mood, unhappy, and who want to restore health and improve their quality of life. Please come to this class.  The classes are free and take place every Sunday afternoon, from 5 pm to 7 pm, at Carrot Common 348 Danforth Ave, Second Floor, Room 212 (seminar room), beginning July 17th, 2022.

For further information please contact Julianne Xie at 647-924-6777

Welcome Fresh, to Carrot Common

Come enjoy the massive 30 seat patio at this new location for a Toronto favourite.

Fresh Restaurants has announced the opening of its newest location right in Toronto’s Danforth neighbourhood. The plant-based chain continues to push forward with more openings, now marking its eighth location in the Toronto area. The latest spot can be found at 320 Danforth Avenue in Carrot Common. Customers can stop by and fuel up on plant-forward dishes and even enjoy them on its massive 30-seat patio.

“I feel a very strong connection to the Danforth community and Carrot Common, and being a pioneer with them in Toronto’s vegan community,” said Ruth Tal, founder of Fresh Restaurants.

“A big thank you to all our team members and our community for getting us to this place in our journey. We’re committed to delivering plant-powered and approachable dishes, contributing positively to the neighbourhoods where we operate. We’re excited to be here on the Danforth. It feels like home.”  (excerpt from DISHED)

New home for seniors on the corner of Bowden and Danforth

WoodGreen Community Services is pleased to introduce our new affordable and supportive housing (rental housing) development at 60 Bowden Street, which will house single seniors (aged 59+) and help them age in place.

Download this pdf for more information.

Courtyard lighting updated

Carrot Common welcomes the holiday season

Electricians Alex and Laszlo stand next to the City of Toronto TO Love sign.