ECO FRIENDLY STORES

ECO FRIENDLY STORES

The Big Carrot    Located at 348 Danforth, The Big Carrot is known for its excellent organic fruits and vegetables, as well as cereals, breads and plenty of other healthy foods. Also, so that you are certain, as an organic food seeking customer, that you are getting what the store is promising, its products have been certified organic by the Canadian Organic Standard.  If you find yourself in the Danforth area with a little free time on your hands, stopping at The Big Carrot would definitely be worth your while.

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Essence of Life    Located in the heart of Kensington Market, at 50 Kensington Avenue, Essence of Life carries an excellent assortment of organic beauty products, groceries as well as natural and organic health supplements.  On top of that, they have an excellent selection of gluten free foods.  You won’t step into Essence of Life without noticing the friendly and inviting atmosphere that it holds.

Eco Stems            Eco Stems, Toronto’s eco-friendly organic florist is located in the region of Corktowon, at 364 King East.  Not only does this florist offer organic and fair-trade flowers, it also provides biodegradable and recyclable packaging.  On top of that, Eco Stems delivers their flowers with a bicycle service when possible according to weather conditions and distance.  This shop isn’t only known for its organic products, but also for the quality of the service the staff provides to its customers.

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Lush                    Lush is located in the heart of Toronto’s shopping district, at 312 Queen Street West.  If you are looking for natural and ethically made beauty and bath products, you can’t go wrong with Lush. Their assortment of product and product categories, mixed in with their helpful and friendly staff will make your shopping experience like no other.   

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Grassroots           Located in Toronto’s Annex, at 408 Bloor Street West, there is a very good chance that Grassroots has just what you are looking for in organic productsVoted best eco store in Toronto, grassroots sells products ranging from food, baby products, toxic free cleaning products and kitchen supplies.  

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Sources:

  1. http://thebigcarrot.ca/about-us/
  2. http://www.blogto.com/toronto/the_best_green_retailers_in_toronto/
  3. https://www.google.ca/maps/preview
  4. http://www.essenceoflifeorganics.com/
  5. http://ecostems.ca/
  6. http://www.grassrootsstore.com/AboutUs.asp

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