Carrot Flower Plant-based Cafe & Juice Bar Closing in May

After four years of being on Centre Street, Carrot Flower Plant-based Cafe & Juice Bar will be closing in May. Owner Audrey White provided the sad news on Carrot Flower's Facebook page. White said the business will not be renewing its lease and will permanently close on May 23. White states why the cafe is closing. "There are many reasons why we’re closing, but it boils down to the fact that we haven’t found a way to be profitable after four years.

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Smoothie and Juice Alert! Carrot Flower Opens on Centre Street

Carrot Flower, a new smoothie, salad and juice bar, opened this week. The new café took over and completely renovated the Centre Street space long occupied by antiques store Cobwebs. Smoothies ($8), which are all dairy- and gluten-free, read like a who's who of healthful ingredients. They include the Green Street Tea with pineapple, spinach, matcha, lemon and coconut water; the Monkey Gone to Heaven with blueberries, banana, peanut butter, honey and coconut milk; and Pear Ubu with pear, kale, banana, almond butter and almond milk. Fresh juices ($6 to $7.50) are similarly packed with healthful ingredients, such as the Kurious Oranj with orange, carrot, ginger and turmeric; the Serious Green with kale, spinach, celery, lemon, ginger and mint; and the Beet Happening with beet, apple, carrot and ginger.

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Carrot Flower Coming to Centre Street, Offering Smoothies, Salads and Healthy Bites

Jamaica Plain's robust and varied restaurant scene is about to get bigger and healthier because Carrot Flower, a health-conscious business offering smoothies, salads and more plans to open on Centre Street. The menu includes vegan smoothies that are low in sugar, build-your-own and to-go salads, acai and pitaya bowls that you can customize with toppings, house-made nut milks, health shots like turmeric and wheatgrass, vegan soups -- and of course, avocado toast. Jamaica Plain resident Audrey White is the founder of the business and is focused on health and nutrition. White told Jamaica Plain News that she has teamed up with Cheri Clarkin, who knows the restaurant business from her 20 years working in the Boston area as a GM at Myers + Chang and Cunard Tavern, as well as other local restaurants. White began making her own smoothies and juices at home a decade ago and has spent the last 10 years creating and perfecting her recipes, according to Carrot Flower's website.

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