This Saturday 21 Sep, we’ll celebrate our 23rd birthday. Between 11 and 4, join us for music, free food from Tibetan Kitchen, and birthday cake at noon (til it runs out!) Thanks for supporting us to do what we do. Here’s to another 23 years!
Three days ahead of the UN emergency climate summit on 23rd September, show solidarity with the global climate strike in Manchester this Friday!! • Join young climate strikers in the city centre 10-4 (march starts at 1) • Banner making in the morning here at Unicorn • Symbolic interruption to trading in the shop, at… Read More »
The lack of sunshine and colder nights of recent days are not ideal conditions for summer veg such as courgettes, which have quickly turned from thriving numbers to a limited supply from our UK growers. Sweetcorn is the exception – with good availability and seemingly unending customer appetite we are going for gold and buying… Read More »
We’re gradually extending the number of products we offer ‘unpacked’ from our bulk dispensers. This means you can bring your own containers, cutting out packaging altogether. The range is on average 10% cheaper than the standard kilo price for the same goods when they come in bags, and currently consists of the following products… porridge… Read More »
This week, we would like to highlight the lovely produce coming in from our amazing community of local growers based around the north-west. We have an abundance of delicious local cherry tomatoes and green pointy peppers from Duncan Gielty in Ormskirk and Libby Flintoff, a superb market gardener based in Preston. Libby is now delivering… Read More »
The first summer squash have arrived on our shelves bringing a touch of sunshine to the veg display. Spaghetti squash has a remarkably stringy texture which goes very soft when roasted, and custard squash, a delightfully pie-shaped gourd, can be eaten raw in salads or cooked gently, skin and all. Courgette plants, another member of… Read More »