Get it before it’s gone!

It’s out with the old and in with the new! In order to make room for fun future products we sadly have to ixnay some others. We had to make a tough call about which products have to take their final bow. But we’ve narrowed it down and want to give our Urchins a heads up about which products will soon take their exit from our shelves. So be sure...
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Up and Coming Trend Alert - Figs!

We don’t know if you’ve noticed this yet, but figs are having a serious moment. And we don’t know what it is, but move over avocados and eggplants, it’s the figs turn to shine. More and more tattoos are popping up of figs, and you can now find them on tons of dishes at the hippest restaurants. Whatever it is that is so enticing about figs, we c...
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It's Time to Butter Up!

With your choice of four different scents (Vanilla, Lavender Cardamom, Coconut Lemongrass, Blackberry) and our Unscented Body Butter, it’s easy to get swept up in a swirl of shea butter glory. Our whipped shea body butters are jam packed with other good-for-you ingredients, including; cocoa butter, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, and avocado oil....
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Retailer Spotlight - Coutts Country Flavours

If you ever find yourself in Perth’s neck of the woods, make sure to check out Coutts Country Flavours. Located at 1230 Port Elmsley Road, Purple Urchin has officially entered into farmland territory. Coutts Country Flavours is a fifth generation family farm that encourages people to “buy local, buy organic.” Coutts sells local meats, produce, ...
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Andaz Ottawa + Purple Urchin

Image courtesy of Andaz Ottawa.   Something big is coming to Ottawa. You may have already seen it towering over the ByWard Market. Ottawa’s newest and coolest hotel, Andaz, is just days away from opening its doors! Already existing in places all over the globe, Andaz Ottawa marks the first one in Canada! Part of the well-known hotel chain, Hyat...
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Retailer Spotlight - Market Organics

Image from reallifebutbetter.com We all know the power of putting money toward local, independently owned businesses. It’s so important to do your research before buying anything, especially nowadays. For the savvy local shopper, Market Organics is the perfect spot! Market Organics has a super cool location right in the heart of the ByWard M...
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