Unicorn Food and Drink Festival events in October
Meet your veg growers, try some tasty tofu and eat on the street…….
with 2011 Food and Drink Festival events at Unicorn Grocery
Unicorn Street Café, Sun Oct 9th 12-4pm
It’s squash season and Unicorn will be serving up hot squash curry and pumpkin cheesecake outside the shop. All made with veg sourced from organic UK growers, including Glebelands City Growers in Sale. Eat the seasons!
What do I do with….tofu, Sat Oct 15th 12-2pm
Tofu’s where it’s at for cheap, tasty, nutritious meals. Yes, tasty, really. Let Unicorn’s Danny show you how.
Lunchbox Treats, Sun Oct 16th 12-2pm
Using storecupboard essentials (nuts, seeds & dried fruits) Erika will show you a variety of quick and healthy sweet snacks the kids will love.
Meet the Growers, Mon Oct 17th, doors open 7.00 for a 7.30 prompt start. Tickets £3 in advance from the shop
Meet the people putting veg on your plate. Come and hear Unicorn’s most local growers talk about the realities of organic growing and trading. Glebelands City Growers (Sale), Tom Rigby (Warrington) Moss Brook Growers (Unicorn's land near Leigh) and Chris Hewitt (Dunham Massey) plus local social enterprise The Kindling Trust will talk about their highs, their lows, and how they’re working together to help build a more sustainable food system for Manchester. Plus enjoy an organic soup made from the growers’ seasonal veg, courtesy of Unicorn’s deli. £3 inc soup, tickets in advance from the shop.
Plus we are helping to promote this great event organised by the World Development Movement, just outside the festival dates
Hunger for Justice - from food crisis to food sovereignty
7pm, Wed 19 October, Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, M1 6DD
While a billion people go hungry, hundreds of thousands suffer obesity and food producers in rich and poor countries alike struggle to make a living. The global food system is dysfunctional – but there are solutions.
Speakers from the small-scale farmers’ movement in Sri Lanka, Brazil’s landless movement, WDM and Manchester’s Kindling Trust will explore the idea of food sovereignty, a way of putting both people and the planet first, re-localising and democratising our food system and challenging the corporate dominance that makes it so unsustainable. Supported by Unicorn Grocery & produced in association with 6 Billion Ways
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Last Modified - 1st November 2011