Retailer Spotlight - The Big Carrot

Located in Toronto, The Big Carrot isn’t your typical grocery store. It’s not your typical health and wellness store either. The Big Carrot is a one stop shop for groceries, body care, and supplements. There’s even a juice bar and vegetarian deli! The Big Carrot goes above and beyond when it comes to treating people and the environment well. Th...
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Introducing “Eat like an Urchin"

Trying new food is one of the many joys of life. Falling in love with an incredible dish at a restaurant and immediately wanting to go home and try to remake it yourself is what I live for, and I can’t be the only one who feels that way. So we have decided to include recipes in our blog! The recipes we will be posting come from the employees of ...
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Retailer Spotlight - terra20

As most of you know, Purple Urchin has three different selling methods. We sell our products online (www.purpleurchinsoap.com), in our store (located at 884 Somerset Street West), and through many different retailers. We love our retailers! Any company that carries Purple Urchin products has to be pretty dope, so we want to share the love and s...
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It's Bike to Work Month!

Purple Urchin superstar, Carly, has taken on the Bike to Work Month challenge! She is determined to bike to work every single day this month, regardless of the weather! Biking to work is a great habit to get in to, improving personal health as well as the health of good ol’ Mother Nature.  We hope to encourage everyone to think about how the...
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Nine products you need to get excited for the upcoming camping season

Who doesn’t love a great weekend camping trip? Or maybe you prefer to go for longer periods of time. Some people like to spend time in their cozy cabins while others prefer tenting. Whatever your camping preference we love it and we know you do too! Sitting around a campfire roasting marshmallows with some of our best friends is always a good ti...
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Make Everyday Earth Day: Six Little Lifestyle Changes That Go a Long Way

Earth Day is one of our favourite holidays here at PU! We believe that all businesses can and should adopt a sustainable strategy to reduce their ecological footprint and ensure a greener tomorrow. Our passion for the environment is no secret and we hope to share our love of Mother Nature with all of our Urchins through the products we make! By ...
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