The brassica range on offer in the shop is outstanding this week, the display is bursting with options to choose from. There’s loose green and winter wonderland kale available from Strawberry Fields in Lincolnshire and @LyncroftFarm1 in Ormskirk. Remember you can mix and match kale varieties as you choose, bringing greater diversity and colour to… Read More »
We are happy to report a seasonal shift of a veg news this week with orchard, vine and top fruits celebrating the glorious bridge between late summer and autumn. UK plums are plentiful and tasting divine. There’s Marjorie’s Seedling, Monarch and Victoria varieties to choose between, from Carey Organics in Herefordshire at the start of… Read More »
On Saturday 16th Sep we’ll celebrate our 27th birthday. Customers old and new, you’ve got us here! So come and celebrate it with us. Music, free food from Tibetan Kitchen, a quiz, and birthday cake at noon, just outside the shop, from 11 til about 3. See you there!
The spotlight this week is on Newfields Organic Produce up in Fadmoor, just outside of York. The farm has been growing organically since 1990 and supplying Unicorn for much of this time. Taking over from the wonderful Rosemary Wass in 2020, John and his wife Rachel now run the growing operation which focuses on field-scale… Read More »
The unseasonably wet weather has been causing havoc for our growers these past few weeks, limiting the growth of certain crops and waterlogging fields. John @newfields_organic_produce told us that they are finally getting out to weed today with the nicer weather, not being able to get any machinery out must have been so infuriating at… Read More »
Several of the veg team made the trip to Lincolnshire last week to visit Strawberry Fields Farm near Boston. Pam and her family have been supplying us with veg for so many years now, no one is quite sure when the relationship began, but a conservative guess suggests 15 years at the very least. Supplier… Read More »