From everyone at Unicorn we hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, and are feeling suitably well-rested as we head into the new year. If you’ve been in the shop recently you’ll have likely noticed the absence of carrots on the display. The sudden and extreme cold snap of last month wreaked havoc on our… Read More »
Veg news 13th December.
It comes as no surprise that the recent extreme weather is dominating veg news this week, with the cold snap having wreaked havoc for growers across the country. Widespread ice and snow have made harvesting conditions extremely challenging, but our growers have persevered in bringing in what they can for your plates. Special mentions to… Read More »
Veg news 6th December.
Temperatures are set to drop dramatically in the next few days, so what better time to cook up a warming winter feast in the kitchen this week. We’ve an abundance of seasonal leafy greens at the minute, with some very pretty red sprout tops courtesy of Royal Oak, joining New Fields’ enormous sprout stalks and… Read More »
Veg news 29th November.
Christmas is coming! As we move into the final month of the year and begin our preparations for the Christmas season, our veg offer is already starting to look the part with new festive lines coming in thick and fast. First off we’ve had our first deliveries of some truly majestic sprout stalks courtesy of… Read More »
Veg news 22nd of November.
As the UK season slows for our local Market Gardeners there is time and space for them to meet with our veg buyers in advance of next year’s growing season to begin crop planning for next year’s produce. Crop planning is a mutually beneficial enterprise, and means we can spread crops sequentially across the year… Read More »
Veg news 25th October.
So much of our UK produce is looking especially fabulous at the minute; this week’s photos really speak for themselves! Brassicas are a real highlight this week and there’s lots to go round. Some stunning white cauliflowers from New Fields (as well as Sampson and Gielty later this week) have made their return after a… Read More »