The veg team got together last week for our annual Roast Potato Night, an evening of serious carb consideration. With nothing except a conciliatory portion of greens and some delicious onion gravy, we set ourselves the formidable task of taste-testing 7 varieties of roast potato. For the lovers of fluffy, cloud-like textures the Carolus took… Read More »
On Sunday 20th October we’ll be celebrating the height of the UK apple season with tastings, kids apple craft, juicing and other apple delights. Make some pedal powered juice with the The Orchard Project, find out how they’re working with community groups to ‘re-fruit’ Manchester, and how you can learn orcharding skills at a local… Read More »
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 »
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 »