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The Big Carrot grew from 9 founding members back in 1983 to currently over 70 worker owners in 2012. The Big Carrot is run the same democratic way it was 29 years ago. Full time staff are eligible to join our co-op after one full year of employment before being voted into membership. After an initial investment is made (the amount hasn't changed since 1983) and a $1.00 for a voting share, the member may then participate in committee work and attend membership meetings to discuss store policies, capital expenditures, voting in new members and general business operations. 70% of annual profits are shared by the members based on the amount of labour hours worked. The rest goes back into the business with a percentage donated to other worker-co-ops, sustainable agriculture and the community. If a member decides to leave the co-op, they receive their initial investment back as well as any outstanding labour dividends that they have accumulated. No member, at any time, may receive a portion of the net worth of the company.

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Come to the Big Carrot Natural Food Market!


We are closed Monday August 4th, 2014 for the Civic Holiday!

During Taste of The Danforth we close at 5pm Aug 8, 9, 10!

Our hours of operation Juice Bar Summer Hours
Monday-Friday 9:00-9:00
Saturday 9:00-8:00
Sunday 11:00-6:00
Monday-Friday 8:30-7:00
Saturday 9:00-7:00
Sunday 10:30-6:00

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.