Eat Like an Urchin – Grandma’s Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate. Cookies. Chocolate cookies. Add in a Grandmama’s touch and you’ve got yourself one hell of a cookie! This recipe comes from our Operations Manager, Leah. Thanks to her Grandma’s recipe, we can all indulge in some chocolatey goodness. This type of cookie is typically called a Chocolate Pixie Cookie, but we think “Grandma’s Chocolate Co...
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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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The Importance of Supporting Local

When you hear the word “Ottawa,” what do you think of? Do you think of Parliament and the fact that this city is the capital of Canada? Do you think of the Byward Market and how much fun it is as soon as the weather starts to warm up? Maybe you think of school, because there are plenty of post-secondary institutes and students here. Or maybe yo...
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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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Brand Spankin’ New Online Flat Rate and S&H Pricing!

If you’ve purchased PU products from our online store recently, then you might have noticed a slight change in our pricing. We want to Purple Urchin-ify Canada, and as such, thought it would be a neat idea to make online shopping a bit more affordable! Now you can save $5 on our shipping & handling flat rate. Previously it was $15, and n...
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